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Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:56pm
Few locals in their right mind would call this a bagel town. At least not yet, anyway. But with the help of Asa Diebolt '09 of Asa’s Bakery, we just might become one in the near future.
Tue, 12/03/2019 - 4:23pm
GQ asked the authors of their favorite books to nominate their favorite books, too. English Prof. Marlon James was asked.
Marion McClinton, who piloted August Wilson's plays to Broadway, dies at 65 | Star Tribune | November 29, 2019
Sat, 11/30/2019 - 3:52pm
Faye Price '77, producing artistic director of Pillsbury House Theatre, was quoted.
Q&A: Fred Swaniker on the 7 skills needed for the future of work in Africa | Devex | November 25, 2019
Mon, 11/25/2019 - 10:43pm
Fred Swaniker '99 is the founder and CEO of the African Leadership Group.
Mon, 11/25/2019 - 4:14pm
If book-lovers are on your list, here are some of the highest-profile fiction and nonfiction books by award-winning Minnesota authors the Pioneer Press reviewed since January. One of the recommended books is English Prof. Marlon James's “Black Leopard, Red Wolf.”
Mon, 11/25/2019 - 2:39pm
Tim O'Brien's new collection, "Dad’s Maybe Book," offers heartfelt musings on parenthood, war, love, pride and more. O'Brien graduated form Macalester in 1968.
Rare Earth Minerals Could Be Sourced Through Outdated Smartphones, Batteries, Wind Turbines | Forbes | November 21, 2019
Fri, 11/22/2019 - 7:02pm
Environmental Studies Prof. Roopali Phadke was quoted.
Fri, 11/22/2019 - 8:26am
English Prof. Marlon James's book, "Black Leopard, Red Wolf," is one of the 10.
The precarious position of evangelical women celebrities in the church | The Christian Century | November 19, 2019
Tue, 11/19/2019 - 5:32pm
In her recent book "The Preacher’s Wife: The Precarious Power of Evangelical Women Celebrities," Prof. Kate Bowler '02 explores how Christian women, often denied formal positions of authority in the church, have nevertheless carved out positions of power.
Tue, 11/19/2019 - 4:15pm
"Everything We’ve Ever Been, Everything We Are Right Now," Galanin’s solo exhibition at Macalester College’s Law Warschaw Gallery, runs through December 8.
“This Is My Home”: Meet the Lead Plaintiff in the Supreme Court Case to Save DACA | Democracy Now | November 15, 2019
Tue, 11/19/2019 - 12:32pm
Trudy Rebert '07, a staff attorney at the National Immigration Law Center, was interviewed.
Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:02am
David Bressoud, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Mathematics, was quoted.
Fri, 11/15/2019 - 3:17pm
According to Vogue, one of the best novels in 2019 was English Prof. Marlon James's "Black Leopard, Red Wolf."
Gaelynn Lea to inspire audiences with performance at ARTS/West | The Post/Athens, Ohio | November 12, 2019
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 11:55am
Profile of Gaelynn Lea '06.
‘OK Boomer’ disagreements left behind at intergenerational meeting in St. Paul | Pioneer Press | November 13, 2019
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:00am
Macalester College sophomore Emma Iverson '22 was interviewed.
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 9:24am
Macalester, which is part of this list, meets 100% of demonstrated financial need for all admitted students.
Hüsker Dü and Replacements sound man, Garage D'Or operator Terry Katzman dies | Star Tribune | November 11, 2019
Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:30am
Katzman could brag about his early involvement in the careers of many of the Twin Cities' biggest bands, including Hüsker Dü and Bob Mould '82.
Mon, 11/11/2019 - 8:59pm
Lesley Lavery, an associate professor of political science at Macalester College whose book, “A Collective Pursuit: Teachers’ Unions and Education Reform,” will be published next year, was mentioned.
Construction Industry Leader M.A. 'Mort' Mortenson Jr. Dies at 82 | Twin Cities Business Magazine | November 11, 2019
Mon, 11/11/2019 - 8:12pm
Mortenson had been on the board of trustees at Macalester College for more than four years and was still on the board at the time of his death. President Brian Rosenberg was quoted.
Some African universities move away from a “just in case” education | Marketplace | November 5, 2019
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 5:27pm
Colleges in Africa focus on problem-solving, not degree curricula. Fred Swaniker '99, the founder and CEO of the African Leadership Group, was interviewed. The interview starts at the 4:00 minute mark.