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  1. Short Story Contest Named for Hemingway's 'Nick Adams' Returns

    Nov 2, 2020

    Entries are now being accepted for the forty-ninth annual Nick Adams Short Story Contest, which offers a prize of $1,000 for the best story by an ACM student.

  2. ACM Creates Workshop Series on Online Course Design and Pedagogies

    Sep 18, 2020

    The full series, developed in response to COVID-19, is now available for streaming to other liberal arts educators, colleges, and consortia.

  3. ACM Hosts Diversity Workshop on Retention and Success

    Aug 7, 2020

    The virtual event focused on best practices for supporting underrepresented faculty and students across the ACM campuses to sustain an environment of success.

  4. ACM Announces Fall 2021 Off-Campus Study Faculty, Courses 

    Jul 27, 2020

    Visiting faculty directors lead a group of students through an immersive semester-long interdisciplinary program at one of ACM’s partner institutions.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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…

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