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July 23, 2020

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July 28, 2019

For Duchess Harris, Ph.D. (BF’09), then a tenured associate professor at Macalester College, a Bush Fellowship gave her support to pursue legal studies and earn her law degree. The former chair of the American studies department at Macalester, Harris is an author and s...

July 27, 2019

All systems were a go for Dr. Duchess Harris when she threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Minnesota Twins’ July 20 game at Target Field against the Oakland A’s.

The honor was to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing that took place Jul...

July 21, 2019

Saturday, July 20 vs. Oakland Athletics, Presented by Select Heartland Chevy Dealers (6:10 p.m.)

The first pitch will be thrown by Dr. Duchess Harris, an American Studies Professor at Macalester College, the author of “Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA” an...

July 20, 2019

“Why is the act of a brown body on white ice political?” Duchess Harris, a professor at Macalester College and author of a six-volume examination of race and sports, offers context around Brownbody, a Twin Cities performance ensemble that melds modern dance, theater, a...

July 20, 2019

Saturday is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and a Macalester professor's grandmother is one of the women whose tireless mathematical work set the stage for one of the biggest moments in history. Miriam Daniel Mann was one of the original 11 African...

July 20, 2019

Miriam Daniel Mann was one of 11 African American women mathematicians responsible for helping John Glenn get to orbit - which paved the way for NASA's moon landing.

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