Danai Gurira ’01 Commencement Address
Macalester alumna Danai Gurira ’01 spoke to the Class of 2016 at its commencement ceremony.
At The Movies
Michael Lee ’85 is helping us understand Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases.
What Can We Feel Good About?
Forget all the bad news—here are eight ways that things are getting better.
The remarkable odyssey of playwright and actor Danai Gurira ’01.
Three clergy members break down religious barriers through friendship, humor, and hope.
How cancer and a single greeting card helped Emily McDowell ’98 start a thriving gift economy.
The Thing That Changed My Mind
What kind of experience does it take to transform the way you think about the world?
Physics professor Sung Kyu Kim inspired students for more than 50 years.
Circling the Globe with Soccer
After Macalester, Georgia Cloepfil ’14 landed spots on professional soccer teams in Australia and Sweden.
Peace Corps Producer
For the third year in a row, Macalester is a top sender of Peace Corps volunteers.
Writing Advice from Marlon James
Man Booker prize winner and professor Marlon James asks young writers, "Couldn’t you have just said, 'said?'"
Mac's Newest Trustees
Paula Maccabee ’77 has made a big difference as a Minnesota public interest attorney.
This Mac grad used her Watson fellowship to explore community radio across the globe.
Working with cops and the community, police liaison Isela Xitlali Gómez ’13 wants every voice to be heard.
Development economist Mushfiq Mobarak ’97 works around the world to curb hunger.
Geology professor Ray Rogers has trained a nationwide network of colleagues.
Hello, My Name Is...
On the endlessly fraught decision of choosing a surname.
Banishing Night Terrors
Student entrepreneur Tyler Skluzacek ’16 finds success with an app inspired by his war vet father.
Mac Alumni Named RISE Fellows
Three Macalester alumni were awarded RISE fellowships to help make social justice projects a reality.
The Class of 2015: After Mac
We checked in with a few members of the Class of 2015 to see what their first year out of college looks like.
The Vibes from Vienna
Q & A with Alice Gerard
An information session with Macalester alumni inspired Jyothi Dhanwada ’15 to pursue a career in healthcare consulting; today she works with Optum Consulting at UnitedHealth Group.
The Art of Boredom
Off to Brazil
Colin Jarvis '13 prepares for his Fulbright year in Brazil.
Leading the Loft
For a photography class, Alexandra Greenler ‘15 re-created pictures of Macalester female students of yesteryear.
An affinity for hands-on, project-based learning took Max Cady '10 to the rainforest outside Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
A Choral Journey
Ha Song Pham ’15 discovered an affinity for data and learned how to make them reveal their truths.
Working Wall Street
An Investment Banking course connected Kunal Chauhan ’15 to a Mac alum, whose mentorship helped him land a job on Wall Street.
MAC in the City Fall 2015
Archival Object: Medieval Texts
What Now, Class of 2015?
Pumps and Circumstance
Donna Lee, Mac's New VP for Student Affairs
Through the Doorway of Africa
Cara Haberman ’06 and Jed Fix ’05 take on new roles when their jobs lead to an adventure in reality TV.
The Reel Deal
Brian Miller ’02 has followed his passion for Irish traditional music around the world and all the way back home.
Our Man in Zambia
Eric Schultz ’82, America’s new ambassador to Zambia, has been winning hearts and minds through nearly three decades of foreign service.
Made for TV
How Sonia Kharkar ’08 turned a childhood passion for sitcoms into a Hollywood career.
Moats and Bridges
Grandstand - Location, Location, Location
Your Tough Questions Answered
Macalester’s campus experts weigh in on some of today’s greatest challenges.
Macalester’s Coolest Classes
Combing today’s course catalogue for classes may make alumni wish they could be students all over again.
Clementina Sánchez '14 and four other Mac students and alumni reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro together.