May, 2016

April, 2016

March, 2016

Making Math Beautiful

Applied mathematician and professional sculptor George Hart helped Macalester see the beauty in mathematical thinking.

Networking in D.C.

Through MacConnect DC, Joe Klein spent his spring break networking and talking about careers with Macalester alumni in Washington, D.C.

From Intern to Employee

With the support of the Macalester network, Haroon Bokhari '16 landed an investment banking job at Wells Fargo.

Intimidated by Data? Mac Meets You Where You Are

Handling complex data is essential in almost every field. At Macalester you can successfully learn data science from any starting point.

Meeting Mongolia

Students visited Minnesota's Iron Range and found lessons relevant to their study of Mongolia.

Selling Wellness

Psychology class creates health ad campaigns directed at their fellow students.

History Harvest

Macalester students help preserve the memories of Rondo, a historically Black neighborhood in St. Paul.

Russian Research

Five students present academic findings at the Museum of Russian Art.

O'N'E

O’n’E , a devised work by Nora Spellane '16, is based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.

Ballplayer and Teacher

A Mac athlete loves being on the baseball field—and in front of the classroom.

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Ned Molter '15 puts his research and scientific writing skills to work at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

February, 2016

January, 2016

December, 2015

November, 2015

Research at Mayo

Lisa Levoir studied the relationship between inflammation and colon cancer as a Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow.

COP21, Confronting Climate Change

Students share their experiences at COP21, the international conference devoted to addressing climate change.

In Uninhabited Rainforest

In Queensland, Australia, their search for answers about evolutionary biology introduced Jill Oberski and Joanne Johnson to some surprising creatures.

Mac Alumni Named RISE Fellows

Three Macalester alumni were awarded RISE fellowships to help make social justice projects a reality.

Breaking Down Barriers

As an intern with Harriet Tubman Chrysalis Center, Alexa Peters Posner ’16 supports clients in need of safe shelter, legal services, and counseling.

Research Opportunities with Alumni in Science

Science alumni bring qualified Mac students into their labs for outstanding summer research opportunities.

At the Feet of Dinosaurs

Patrick Sullivan’s study of fossils reveals information about creatures that inhabited a Montana swamp 75 million years ago.

English FYC Students See it All

Students in Professor English’s course Ecstasy and Apocalypse: have had superb opportunities for some experiential education.

Bee Guts

Katherine Lane went to Switzerland to study the bacteria in honey bee guts and their roles in honey bee health and biology.

Reimagining Portraits

For a photography class, Alexandra Greenler ‘15 re-created pictures of Macalester female students of yesteryear.

Biochem Fights Alzheimer's

Nicole Mandel worked on purifying a protein that helps regulate copper in the body.

How Voters Act

In Political Psychology of Mass Behavior, students explore voter actions through multiple academic disciplines.

October, 2015