Trees and Climate Change
Trees store carbon, which helps mitigate climate change. Eli Liebman investigated this process in northern Michigan.
From the Farm to the Lab
Economics major Cody Dail is using the many resources at his disposal to prepare himself for medical school.
Science is Discovery
With the support of a Beckmann grant, Charles Benck ’15 is conducting research aimed at new ways to combat pain.
Mac Chemistry #1
The Chemistry Department is #1 per capita in National Science Foundation grants for undergraduate research among its 40 peer colleges.
Worth 1000 Words
In Professor Eric Carroll’s photography class, students looked with new eyes at Macalester past and present.
A new course brings together climate science and economics to determine efficient ways to address climate change.
Allies across (Dis)ability
Maddie Kornfeld and Marium Ibrahim went to the experts to discover what it takes to build alliances between people with and without disabilities.
A U of Minnesota program provides research experience, graduate school support for Mariah Geiger ’15.
Chemistry major Brian Carr enjoyed both the individual attention at Macalester and the experience of a research university lab.
Biology major Antsa Randriamihaja was awarded two fellowships, which supported her lab research and an independent project in Madagascar.
Research at 15,000 Feet
Alia Payne ’15 studied the effects of climate change on glaciers high in the Peruvian Andes.
Suicide Prevention Study
At the Minnesota Dept. of Health, Alese Halvorson ’15 contributed her statistical expertise to save lives.
Visualizing Swarm Theory
Karina Li '14 worked with Prof. Chad Topaz to create art that is a visual expression of swarm theory.
A semester abroad in Tanzania inspired Michelle Einstein ’14 to explore the global used clothing industry.
Who the Enemy Is
The research of Mellon Mays scholar Christine Ohenewah ’15 explores tensions between Africans and African Americans.
Public Health Prize
Macalester’s team won a top prize in their first appearance at Public Health Scholar Bowl.
New Galaxy Discovered
Erik Alfvin has discovered a new galaxy as revealed in a recently published paper co-authored with Macalester astronomy professor John Cannon and others.
Sociology capstones spanned subjects from religion, racial identity, sexuality, to…twerking
Gary Krueger: 25 Years of Comparative Economics
Video of Gary Krueger's inaugural lecture as recipient of the college's Cargill Professorship in International Economics, "25 Years of Comparative Economics: The Questions Don't Change, but the Answers Do," given on Feb. 18, 2014 in the John B Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center at Macalester College.