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2018 International Roundtable brings new perspectives to campus

Last week, Macalester hosted its 25th Annual International Roundtable (IRT), titled Beyond Blood and Skin: The Global Production and Consequences of Race and Racisms. The purpose of this year’s event was to explore race as a social construct and understand the consequences of racism worldwide. The idea for this year’s IRT came from educational studies…

IGC panel tackles  the  presidential caucus system
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IGC panel tackles the presidential caucus system

This month’s Global Citizenship in the News event, hosted by the Institute for Global Citizenship, was in the form of a panel and focused on the functions of a caucus and how it represents or fails to represent certain groups of voters. The members of the panel included Philip Chen, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political…

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Provost: DFDD and IGC dean positions to merge

During a faculty meeting in the Weyerhaeuser Boardroom on Tuesday, Feb. 9, Provost Karine Moe announced that the future Dean of Faculty Diversity and Development (DFDD) and the Dean of the Institute of Global Citizenship (IGC) will be combined into one position, which will involve the hiring of at least one associate dean as well….

IGC cancels Perspectives On Globalization Netherlands program
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IGC cancels Perspectives On Globalization Netherlands program

Nine students who were expecting to be in the Netherlands this fall will have to make other plans. Perspectives on Globalization, one of five study away programs directly administered by Macalester in conjunction with a foreign university, was canceled for the fall semester by the Institute for Global Citizenship (IGC), citing lack of necessary applicants….

Opinion

IGCSC Support Letter

In light of the recent news that Macalester will not be able to fund Chaplain K.P. Hong’s position as Assistant Director for Religious and Spiritual Life for the 2013-2014 academic year, we, the members of the Institute for Global Citizenship Student Council (IGCSC), are writing in support of Chaplain Hong and the importance of his…

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Macalester students continue to make global impact

2013 January Live It! Fund Projects lead Mac students all over the world Six Macalester students spent their J-Term addressing educational, environmental and human rights issues through projects sponsored by the Institute for Global Citizenship’s Live It! Fund. Hector Santiago Bautista Aniceto ’15, Hannah Trostle ’15, Leah Plummer ’13, Hana Masri ’13 and the team…