Macalester College students spend months researching topics to present to peers and professionals every October at the International Roundtable, a community-wide forum exploring critical issues from a variety of perspectives.
Many student-athletes at Macalester College were recognized for academic excellence, including the softball team which had the highest team grade point average among all teams in all NCAA divisions for a second consecutive year.
A Macalester College-led initiative called “Mississippi River Watershed: An Immersive Humanities Curriculum” was one of 12 proposals from liberal arts colleges to receive grants from the Mellon Foundation’s Humanities for All Times Initiative.
Dr. Alina Wong will join Macalester College as its inaugural Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Most recently, Dr. Wong served as the Assistant Vice Provost for Educational Equity at Penn State.
Two Macalester College seniors are recipients of the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust Scholarship. The annual $30,000 award is for economics and political science students who are interested in promoting responsible corporate governance.
Kathryn Kay Coquemont will join Macalester College as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Dr. Coquemont was most recently Associate Vice President for Student Success at Salt Lake City Community College.
Macalester College student Sun Tun was named the recipient of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology's first-ever Futures Award, which was founded to increase access to the profession for underrepresented groups.
The 20-person cohort is the largest number of Macalester College students ever to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship in one application cycle since the award’s inception in 2001.