October, 2015

September, 2015

When Fireflies Flash Together

Esha Datta and her team employed a new field of applied mathematics to explore how similar oscillators—like fireflies—synchronize.

Regenerative Medicine

Zahrah Abdul-Shakur and Samia Habli stretched their previous research skills and developed new ones through Minnesota’s Regenerative Medicine Internship Program.

Seeing What’s Never Been Seen

Alex Gordon observed and analyzed dwarf galaxies with the help of the Hubble and other powerful telescopes.

Homelessness & Health

Chidyaonga Shalita found community-based research with the homeless to be a powerful complement to laboratory research.

What Mussels Tell

Geology major Molly Guiney snorkeled in Minnesota rivers in pursuit of Plain Pocketbooks and White Heelsplitters—mussels that are indicators of river health.

Smoking-Related Tumors

Working under Macalester alumna Lisa Peterson, Tia Eskridge investigated the chemicals involved in smoking.

Learning with Lasers

Bradley Pearlman ’16, with colleague Ian Wyse ’16 and Professor Tom Varberg, used laser spectroscopy to study the molecule gold sulfide.

From Classroom to Lab

As part of the HHMI Young Researchers group, Jonathan Amezquita took to the lab, where he gained valuable research skills and new friends.

Summer Internships

Macalester students went far and wide this summer during their internships, from Amman, Jordan to Washington, D.C.

Climate Change & the City

This summer, Macalester environmental studies professors and students worked on climate-adaptation projects across St. Paul.

Capitol Course

A popular political science class blends a traditional syllabus with an internship at the state capitol.

August, 2015

July, 2015

June, 2015

May, 2015

April, 2015

March, 2015

February, 2015