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  1. ACM and Field Museum Announce New Partnership, Program

    Jun 24, 2020

    Scheduled for fall 2021, the first program will provide ACM students an intensive research and class-based experience at the world-renowned museum in Chicago.

  2. ACM Colleges Respond to Killing of George Floyd

    Jun 5, 2020

    The ACM joins our member colleges in their efforts to learn, grow, and support healing in the aftermath of recent tragic killings.

  3. ACM Welcomes Carrie Conzelman as VP for Finance, Administration, and Planning

    May 14, 2020

    A graduate of ACM consortium member Cornell College, Conzelman has over 30 years of experience in finance with a variety of private sector companies.

  4. Reimagining an On-Campus Research Experience During COVID-19

    May 6, 2020

    Amid campus closures, the ACM and the Big Ten Academic Alliance pivoted to provide underrepresented aspiring graduate students with a robust, remote summer program.

  5. Macalester Student Ruby Elliot Zuckerman Wins 2020 Nick Adams Short Story Contest

    Apr 29, 2020

    Zuckerman’s story “scott disick sucks” was selected from the 37 stories submitted by students from ACM Colleges. Author and lawyer Scott Turow served as the final judge for this year’s contest.

  6. Three-Year Grant Supports Institutionalizing High-Impact Practices in the Liberal Arts

    Feb 18, 2020

    Through a grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the Associated Colleges of the Midwest are working to identify the best high-impact educational practices in the liberal arts and…

  7. Kenyon’s Bottiger, O’Neill Lead ACM-Newberry Seminar on the History and Culture of Chicago Food

    Feb 18, 2020

    In "Food for Thought: A Thousand Years of Cooking and Eating in Illinois and Chicago," students will look at food from the perspectives of economics, migration, immigration, culture, gender, and…

  8. 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…

  9. 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.

  10. 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…

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