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2014 Wallace Society Dinner Gallery
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.
Macalester's second Macathon
Macalester held its second Macathon, an overnight computer hackathon and start-up competition, Feb. 28-March 1. Ten student teams of three to six members each participated. See photos, a list of the three winning teams, and a list of all of the teams and their projects.
People Over Postings
Mac Career Center staff showed Jamila Humphrie ’11 that when searching for jobs, personal connections trump online ads.
Alumni travel to Bhutan
In September, 16 alumni and guests journeyed to Bhutan together through Macalester's Alumni Travel Program.
Political Science Reconnect & Network Reception
Macalester alumni who majored in Political Science returned to campus to network with current students and each other on November 7, 2013.
All the Right Moves
Jon Chen ’11 first learned to dance at Macalester. Now he’s showing his ballroom skills on the national stage.
Amazon tracks your purchases. Google sifts your email. And Uncle Sam may be monitoring your international calls. Is privacy even possible in the age of the Internet?
The Anxious, Empathic Writer
9 Professors 4 Answers
The Beez Kneez
An environmental studies degree led Erin Rupp '04 to a carerr producing honey and educating kids about the importance of bees.
MAC in the City 2013
Macalester alumni gathered in 29 cities worldwide for MAC in the City 2013 on Thursday, Oct. 3.
Guiding a Poet’s Press
Editor Jeffrey Shotts ’96 is the force behind the recent success of Minnesota’s Graywolf Press.
The Wine Makers
Making It Through The Week
Steve Kotok ’92 is CEO of a successful upstart newsweekly. And he began his journey there selling hummus for Old City Café.
Mental Health Advocate
Sue Abderholden ’76 advocates for the 1 in 4 Americans diagnosed with a mental illness.
Macalester marks new Annual Fund, Reunion records
This month, Macalester marked new milestones in the Annual Fund and at Reunion, thanks to its network of alumni, parents, and friends.
Q & A with Kirsten Fristad '05
Kirsten Fristad '05, NASA Postdoctoral Fellow at NASA Ames Research Center, visited the department in March to share her knowledge and insights with students. We took a moment to ask her some questions about her career in geology.
Life of a Library
Superimposing Brittany Lynk’s life path onto a world map would make for a gloriously squiggly mess.
Alumni Trip to Turkey 2012
On October 23, a group of alumni embarked on the 2012 trip to Turkey, where they visited Istanbul, viewed ancient ruins, and took a four-day yacht trip along the Turquoise Coast. They returned two weeks later with new sights, knowledge, and friendship. Photos by Gabrielle Lawrence '73.
Computer Career Pathfinder
A Macalester alumnus guided Adam Oien ’10 to a computer science class, an internship—and then to a job at his company.
A geography degree, a facility with Spanish, and photography skills have landed Ross Donihue ’11 a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant.