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.
Publish and Prosper
Mac students work alongside faculty in the lab and in the field—and publish the results.
Macalester’s proximity to the Mayo Clinic and top biomedical companies provides some great opportunities, including the Mayo Innovation Scholars Program.
The Elegant C. Elegans
Nicole Miller '14 worked on the regulation of genes through RNAi in Professor Mary Montgomery's lab.
Meaning of Mixed Race
Macalester sponsors conference on the identities and culture of mixed race America.
Astrophysics in Belgium
While studying abroad, Ned Molter kept his eyes on the sky for star explosions.
Revitalizing Historic Sites
A Mac history class drew Natalie Heneghan ’15 (Cedarburg, Wis.) to a HistoriCorps preservation project in Wyoming.
Investigating Sickle-Cell Anemia
Dinesh Rathakrishnan Believes Research Will Make Him a Better Doctor
Better Living through [Plant] Chemistry
From campus research to the Mayo Clinic, Julie Sun ’14 is using science to make a difference.
Captivated by Chemistry
Much to his surprise, Andrew Olinger ’15 found his intellectual passion in chemistry.
Investigating Iron in Cancer Cells
Burton Masem ’14 studied the effects of iron overload on ovarian cancer cells.
Tweeting from Libya
Ellen Noble ’13 analyzed tweets (over 7,000 of them) to explore the ways in which social media was used by Libyans to challenge the dominant hero-victim narrative of humanitarian crises.