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Breaking the Ice: Public Defense Gets Verdict Over Medical Studies | Minnesota Lawyer | January 22, 2020
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 8:17am
An interview with Andrew Gordon '05, now the associate director of the Legal Rights Center in Minneapolis.
African Conservation Entrepreneurs and Business Solutions to the Biodiversity Crisis | Stanford Social Innovation Review | January 20, 2020
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 8:17am
In landscapes where people and natural systems co-exist and intermingle, conservationists must go beyond protection and work to develop community-level incentives for wildlife conservation through sustainable and locally managed use. Fred Swaniker '99 was quoted.
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:30am
Marvel Bar’s decision to tuck away the alcohol is a stunning choice for a bar that’s been recognized time and again for its cocktails. At the center of the change is Peder Schweigert '05.
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Will Present Marlon James | Broadway World | January 15, 2020
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:11am
James will discuss his latest work, "Black Leopard, Red Wolf."
Drive carried Melrose grad Zeke Vainer to the finish line in soccer | Boston Globe | January 15, 2020
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:03am
Profile of Zeke Vainer '17 with a quote from Head Men's Soccer Coach Gregg Olson.
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 3:09pm
Johanna Armstrong '13, the Lifestyle editor of The Fergus Falls Daily Journal, penned this column.
Native Species or Invasive? The Distinction Blurs as the World Warms | Yale Environment 360 | January 14, 2020
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:28pm
With thousands of species on the move as the climate changes, a growing number of scientists say that the dichotomy between native and alien species has become an outdated concept and that efforts must be made to help migrating species adapt to their new habitats. DeWitt Wallace Professor of Biology Mark Davis was quoted.
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:00pm
Master of geographic information science student Alysha Alloway '17 is working with maps in graduate school.
Bob Mould On Sunshine Rock, Telling The Truth And The Role Of The Artist As He Readies 2020 Solo Tour | Forbes | January 7, 2020
Wed, 01/08/2020 - 10:23am
Since breaking out with 3-piece Minnesota punk act Hüsker Dü in the early 80s, Bob Mould '82 has consistently done some of his most acclaimed work within a trio.
Mon, 01/06/2020 - 9:50am
In real life, when something goes awry with clothes, people cope with the malfunction in three ways, said Faye Price '77, producing artistic director of Pillsbury House Theatre.
St. Paul mayor celebrates city's new college savings program by visiting newborns | KARE-11 | January 1, 2020
Thu, 01/02/2020 - 5:05pm
Beginning January 1, 2020, every child born a St. Paul resident will be given $50 in a college savings account through the new city program. Hanna Heggeseth, daughter of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Prof. Brianna Heggeseth and her husband Paul, will be one of the first children to benefit, having been born in January 1, 2020.
Tim O’Brien’s ‘Dad’s Maybe Book’ Is a Love Letter to His Sons, 15 Years in the Making | Texas Monthly | January 2, 2020
Thu, 01/02/2020 - 3:20pm
Tim O’Brien '68, the author of the celebrated short story collection "The Things They Carried," is, by his own admission, a “preposterously slow” writer. But the longtime Texas State University professor’s latest work, "Dad’s Maybe Book," published in October 2019, is the sort of project that takes a decade and a half to write.
12-time 'Jeopardy!' champion and viral sensation still works as bartender, hosting trivia nights | ABC News | December 31, 2019
Thu, 01/02/2020 - 11:39am
Austin Rogers '00 is a 12-time “Jeopardy!” champion whose impressively broad knowledge helped him win more than $400,000 on the game show.
St. Paul mayor greets St. Paul’s first babies of 2020 with news of college savings accounts | Pioneer Press | January 1, 2020
Thu, 01/02/2020 - 11:35am
Hanna, born to Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Prof. Brianna Heggeseth and her husband Paul, arrived at 5:38 a.m. on New Year's Day, being one of two first babies born in St. Paul in 2020. Both babies were officially the first recipients of a municipal college savings account through a new citywide program, College Bound St. Paul, that launched with the start of 2020.
Thu, 01/02/2020 - 11:03am
Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Professor Brianna Heggeseth and her husband Paul, along with new daughter Hanna, are among the first to benefit from the program.
Some of Minnesota's big nonprofits kick off 2020 with new leaders | Star Tribune | December 30, 2019
Mon, 12/30/2019 - 2:30pm
For example, the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota named Gloria Perez '88, the former head of the Jeremiah Program, its new CEO after a nationwide search.
Mon, 12/30/2019 - 11:50am
Every year, the American Institute of Architects Minnesota announces its Honor Awards, which “recognize outstanding architecture and urban design” by AIA Minnesota members and firms. For 2019, one of the seven recipients selected from 69 projects was the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Phase III: Theater and Dance, Macalester College, by St. Paul/HGA Architects and Engineers, Mpls. Jury comments: "The attention to detail throughout the project was exquisite."
Mon, 12/30/2019 - 11:41am
Two Macalester-related authors were mentioned in the "Best Books from Local Authors" category: Charles Baxter '69 was listed as #6 for "There's Something I Want You To Do," and English Professor Marlon James was listed as #5 for "A Brief History of Seven Killings," which won the 2015 Man Booker Prize.
Mon, 12/30/2019 - 11:24am
One of the math-related books recommended was, "Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA," by Sue Bradford Edwards and American Studies Professor Duchess Harris.
12 of the hottest arts and entertainment events to catch in the Twin Cities in 2020 | Star Tribune | December 28, 2019
Mon, 12/30/2019 - 10:00am
One of those upcoming events is "HBO Max" which premieres in May. And one of the anticipated programs is Macalester grad Danai Gurira’s drama about a Nigerian immigrant in America. She graduated from Macalester in 2001.