The Serie Center runs two seminars for faculty who are new to Macalester. 
All first-year tenure-track faculty members are required to participate in the New Faculty Seminar, for which they receive a course release. The New Faculty Seminar meets weekly during lunch on Wednesdays. 
In addition, the Serie Center hosts a seminar for visiting faculty and post-docs who are new to Macalester. This optional, drop-in group meets over lunch every second and fourth Monday and is open to all post-docs and visitors in their first three years at Macalester. Specific dates for Fall 2019 are listed below:
September 9
September 23
October 14
October 28
November 11
November 25
December 9