Obesity in Costa Rica
Chloe Souza ’12 took home an ACM award for her research on childhood obesity in Costa Rica.
Maggie Hutchinson '12 studied abroad in Chile and then brought her research back to Macalester and did an honors project on bilingual education.
This past semester, about two dozen urban ecology students divided out into teams to create short video documentaries exploring concepts of urban design.
Macalester's Class of 2012 commenced on Saturday, May 12 at 1 p.m. Congratulations everyone.
Spring Dance Concert 2012
Dance students rose to the challenge of producing, choreographing and performing in this concert. They brought forth an eclectic blend of modern, ballet, jazz and hip-hop dance.
The Class of 2012
In the fall of 2008, Macalester welcomed 504 students in the Class of 2012. Sixty-six percent of those students were in the top 10 percent of their graduating class (96 percent were in the top quarter). They represented 45 states - included among the top five states were California and New York.
Exploring Energy Efficiency
Rosie Mate ’12 focused on physics, French, environmental studies, and economics at Macalester. It makes sense that she approaches studying energy efficiency from different perspectives, too.
In this collaborative class, American studies students put together their own on-line academic journal.
May it Please the Court
Macalester mathematics major Hanna Chakoian uses mathematical modeling to help the Minnesota Court of Appeals predict the number and timing of upcoming hearings.
Strength in Numbers
Four math majors and soon-to-be graduate students discuss where they find the beauty in mathematics.
Macalester and its students are part of a growing national movement to make public health a true liberal art.
What's the Good Word?
What are candidates really saying? To find out, Macalester political science students analyzed candidates' Twitter activity.
Student Standouts at Econ Conference
Economics and Mathematics students Wanyi Li ’12 and Qianyi Yang ’12 recently presented their honors theses research at Georgetown University’s prestigious Carroll Round economics conference and Li brought back the Outstanding Young Economist award.
Aukse Jurkute ’98 recently returned to the Economics Department to talk with students about her experience as head of CEEMEA (Central Eastern Europe Middle East & Africa) Equity Capital Markets for Merrill Lynch. Originally from Lithuania, Jurkute joined Merrill Lynch’s London office upon graduation, hired by Brad England ’76. She returned to Macalester at her own expense to help students prepare for successful futures after Mac.
The Diamond and the Stage
Roberto Capriotti ’13 (Pittsburgh) is both a pitcher and a budding actor. At Macalester, he can follow both passions.
Poetry Reading: Patricia Smith and Quincy Troupe
Renowned poets Quincy Troupe and Patricia Smith performed on campus.
Of TB and Tropical Disease
Three Mac students investigate global public health threats with Professor Christy Hanson, international public health veteran and new dean for the Institute of Global Citizenship.
Once in a Decade...
Natalie Pavlatos '12 had an internship at the Minnesota State Capitol and got to see first-hand how the legislative districts got redrawn to reflect changes in the US Census.
Mike Coleman '11 found his double major in Physics and Computer Science opened the door at Thomson Reuters.
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Spring 2012
Photos from Janet Wallace Renovation Project. The building will open in Fall 2012.
90 Degrees South
Macalester art professor Chris Willcox’s marked a new career highlight this year: her first exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, a popular museum 20 minutes away from campus.
World Health Intern
An international public health class helped Glafira Marcon ’13 land a World Bank internship.
Using computer science, a Mac alum has made pedaling around the Twin Cities that much easier.
Baseball player and psychology major Nathan Rubin ’12 discovered that self-confidence really is the decisive factor in performance.
The Power of Mac Connections
David Suchy '12 found that the power of Macalester connections allowed him to launch his career.
Ecstasy and Apocalypse
Ecstasy and Apocalypse: Literature of the Extreme is an English Department course taught by Daylanne English. Students examine novels on both spectrums and try to find the point of intersection.
Immersed in Mathematics
Elise delMas ’12 on the satisfaction of joining Mac faculty and fellow students for an annual math meeting in Boston.
First-year course brings together biological, historical, and social components of infectious diseases, along with some real-world service work.
Professor Susan Fox includes students on research in Artificial Intelligence for mobile robots.
Surprised by O-Chem
Nick O'Conner talks about his experience worked with Professor Becky Hoye and his subsequent experience in a government-funded research program at the Chulabhorn Research Institute in Bangkok, Thailand.