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  1. Author, Lawyer Scott Turow To Judge 2020 Nick Adams Short Story Contest

    Dec 11, 2019

    Scott Turow is the latest eminent author to judge the Nick Adams Short Story Contest, established with funds from an anonymous donor to encourage fiction writing at ACM colleges and held annually…

  2. Annual Nick Adams Contest Open: Seeking Stories

    Nov 11, 2019

    February 14, 2020 is the deadline for English departments at ACM schools to submit stories to win the annual Nick Adams short story competition for the best story by an ACM student.

  3. 70 students and faculty fellows gather at GSEF conference

    Oct 1, 2019

    This year’s summit brought together 52 students -- members of both the returning third cohort, who were wrapping up their summer research experiences on Big Ten Academic Alliance campuses, and the…

  4. ACM and Newberry Library Expand Partnership and Launch New Fellowship Program for Faculty

    Aug 19, 2019

    The Newberry Library and Associated Colleges of the Midwest are partnering to provide a new fellowship featuring residencies and stipend support for faculty from ACM member colleges at the Newberry.

  5. Story by Carleton junior Catherine Johnson takes Nick Adams 2019 honors

    Apr 12, 2019

    Coming of Age in the Modern Midwest is the winning story in the 2019 Nick Adams Short Story Contest sponsored by the ACM. Carleton junior Catherine Johnson, a political science major from Galesburg,…

  6. Video highlights professional development efforts

    Mar 29, 2019

    A new video offers insights from faculty who have participated in ACM-sponsored professional development.

  7. Chicago 200 seeks youth leaders to envision city's bicentennial

    Mar 14, 2019

    Associated Colleges of the Midwest is in support of a new leadership program, Chicago 200

  8. Second annual softball tournament a hit

    Mar 9, 2019

    March 2019 at the Rochester (MN) Dome marked our second annual softball tournament, once again hosted by Luther College.

  9. Just-in-Time Education: Student Expectations in a Digital World

    Feb 4, 2019

    "A more responsive academy is a good thing," writes Ed Finn in the EvoLLLution's "2018 Year in Review" on the the evolving role of non-traditional divisions in higher ed's present and future. "The…

  10. Faculty embrace interdisciplinary, place-based pedagogies at January convening

    Feb 4, 2019

    Forty ACM faculty gathered to explore Opportunities and Challenges in Place-Based, Interdisciplinary Learning in Chicago on January 11-13. They discussed collaboration across campuses and disciplines…

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