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May 4--World Press Institute Announces 2006 Fellows, Editor in exile, award-winning reporters among 10 international journalists A Liberian reporting via the Internet from a refugee camp in Ghana, an investigative reporter who covers crime in Brazil, the Spanish author of a book on Muslim immigrants, and business editors from China, the Czech Republic and Myanmar are among the 10 international journalists selected as 2006 fellows of the World Press Institute, based at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. more»

May 1--Broadcaster and Minnesota Native Aaron Brown is Macalester Commencement Speaker – Aaron Brown, the longtime broadcaster and Minnesota native, will be the keynote speaker at Macalester's 117th Commencement at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, on the lawn outside Old Main. more»


April 26--Macalester College presents “Islam and the Modern Orientalist World-System” – The 30th Conference of the Political Economy of the World-System Section of the American Sociological Association, Thursday – Saturday, April 27-29, in Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel and the John B. Davis Lecture Hall in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center. more»

April 26--HOURCAR, a national car-sharing program, is announcing a new partnership with Macalester College to provide car-sharing to students, faculty and people living or working near the college. more»

April 22--Kofi Annan '61 spoke at Macalester as part of the inaugural events for the Institute for Global Citizenship. more»


March 29--Broadcast Journalist Series: NPR's Don Gonyea
Join National Public Radio's award-winning White House correspondent Don Gonyea as he talks about "The Bush White House: First Term Successes, Second Term Stumbles." The discussion takes place at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the Alexander G. Hill Ballroom, Kagin Commons. The event is free but tickets are required and are available at all Twin Cities Whole Foods Markets beginning March 15.


Macalester College is ranked 25th, up one from last year, among the 215 national liberal arts colleges in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. more»