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Recent News

Professor to continue work in Mongolia with an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship
June 10, 2013

Macalester Geography Professor Holly Barcus has been awarded a New Directions Fellowship from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to acquire additional language and cultural training to more fully extend her work on migration in Mongolia.

Macalester Sociology Graduate Wins National Paper Competition
June 10, 2013

The American Sociological Association: Sociology of Law Section has given its Undergraduate Paper Award to Mary Pheng of Richfield, Minn., a 2013 Macalester Sociology graduate. Pheng received the award for her paper “The Bureaucratic Savior: How Human Service Professionals Allocate Rights to Noncitizens.” The award will be presented during the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association this August in New York.

Eight to be honored at Macalester Reunion in June
May 16, 2013

An EPA Administrator and a London-based Venture Philanthropist are two of eight to be honored at Macalester Reunion in June.

Math professor named AMS Congressional Fellow and elected to new position at MAA
May 16, 2013

Prof. Karen Saxe has been named the American Mathematical Society (AMS) 2013-14 Congressional Fellow.

Recent Macalester student award winners
May 10, 2013

Several Macalester students have recently received scholarships or fellowships.

Music professor receives McKnight Composition Fellowship
May 9, 2013

Music Prof. Randy Bauer has received a McKnight Composition Fellowship, funded by the McKnight Foundation. He is one of four recipients. The American Composers Forum made the announcement.

Five Macalester Graduating Seniors and One Alumna Receive Fulbrights
May 8, 2013

Macalester graduating seniors Kelsey Austin-King, Wren Brennan, Sarah Horowitz, Sarah Koehler and Elizabeth Nelson and alumna Julia Hechler have all received Fulbright Awards to work in Columbia, Brazil, China, Sri Lanka, Germany and France.

Q & A with Kirsten Fristad '05
April 30, 2013

Kirsten Fristad '05, NASA Postdoctoral Fellow at NASA Ames Research Center, visited the department in March to share her knowledge and insights with students. We took a moment to ask her some questions about her career in geology.