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Theatre and Dance and Music Departments Present “The Cradle Will Rock” November 6-8
October 13, 2014

"The Cradle Will Rock" is a collaboration between the Theatre and Dance Department and the Music Department; its cast of 28 makes it one of the largest Mainstage productions of recent years.

Macalester awarded Career Ready Internship grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corp.
October 3, 2014

The Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation has awarded Macalester College a Career Ready Internship grant for the 2014-2015 academic year in the amount of $60,022. The corporation awarded a total of $5.2 million in new grants to Macalester and 39 other colleges and universities in Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin allowing students with financial need to reap the educational and career-boosting benefits of paid internships.

New Music Series Presents Music from Copland House
September 22, 2014

The acclaimed resident ensemble at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark home in New York, has come to occupy a special place on the U.S. musical scene as perhaps this country’s only wide-ranging American repertory ensemble.

Macalester’s 21st Annual International Roundtable: “Migration” Oct. 8-11
September 17, 2014

The 2014 Macalester International Roundtable (IRT) will examine human MIGRATION as a dynamic and powerful social force shaping societies, past and present.

Three Macalester students receive Amy Ostermeier Human Rights Fellowships
September 5, 2014

The Amy Ostermeier Human Rights Fellowships, designed to support students who secure internships at human rights organizations, were awarded to Macalester students Emma Cederlund, Luiza Montesanti and Joseph Walker for the summer of 2014.

Author Daniel Gilbert to Speak at Opening Convocation Sept. 4
August 5, 2014

Author Daniel Gilbert, bestselling author of Stumbling on Happiness and professor of psychology at Harvard University, will speak at Macalester’s opening convocation at 11:30 a.m., Thu., Sept. 4, in the Alumni Gymnasium in the Leonard Center.   The topic of his talk is “Stumbling on Happiness.”