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Facilities Factsheet: getting to know Macalester by the numbers
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Facilities Factsheet: getting to know Macalester by the numbers

The care and keeping of Macalester College is no small task. Who makes sure campus buildings are properly cleaned, maintained, heated and cooled? Who keeps the grounds groomed and looking beautiful? Facilities Services. The department employs more than 70 people, including: 44 custodial staff, 12 mechanical/maintenance (boiler operators, plumbers, electricians), six carpenters and five staff…

Temporary art studios now empty, undergoing transformations: Alternative facilities posed unusual challenges to student work, teaching
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Temporary art studios now empty, undergoing transformations: Alternative facilities posed unusual challenges to student work, teaching

Now that the reimagined Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center has opened, the temporary spaces that housed the art department during construction are empty and undergoing transformations. During the duration of construction, the Art Department was scattered across campus. Photo and design classes were held in the old clinic at 45 Snelling, painting in the Turck…