Studying in other countries was enriching in multiple ways for two Macalester student-athletes.
Determined to find a challenging study away experience, Kendall Van Sistine ’16 spent a semester in Ho Chi Minh City.
Global Citizenship Photography Contest Winners 2016
When in Rome
Textbooks came alive for students who spent two weeks in January exploring Rome’s art, architecture, and history.
For two Chinese and international studies double majors, a semester abroad in China proved to be a transformative experience.
Gates Grant for PhD Research
Zoë Campbell ’09 will join a program that helps Tanzanian farmers as she earns her PhD.
Learning in Israel
Ben Shields ’17 explored once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in the Middle East thanks to Mac Classics connections.
Greece, Ancient and Modern
From translating Aristophanes to picking oranges, Kacie Reilly experienced Greece across the centuries.
Notes From Ireland
Ava Bindas '17 reflects on her time away in Ireland.
The Vibes from Vienna
Q & A with Alice Gerard
Ben Bartenstein ’16 (Hingham, Wis.) studied abroad in Morocco last spring through the SIT program Field Studies in Journalism and New Media.
Mariah Carray ’16 traveled to Ghana to help develop social protection programs for tuberculosis patients.
At Home in the Himalayas
Mark McCrae-Hokenson ’15, Milan, Michigan (Religious Studies) studied in Bhutan
Investigating Historical Memory
Cameron Kesinger ’15 reflects on conducting research during his semester abroad in Nicaragua.
Interlude in Ecuador
Nathan Are ‘16 immersed himself in the language and culture of Ecuador during a community internship there.
Exploring Indigenous cultures and social movements in Bolivia.
The ability to speak multiple languages helped Ellie Bekmanis ’16 land a job with the European Union.
Justice in The Hague
HRH concentrators discuss their internships in the Netherlands
Nathaniel Williams wanted to study in a country beyond his comfort zone. His choice: Mongolia.
Eye-tracking in Vienna
Mihaela Barokova ’15 interns at the University of Vienna while studying away in Germany.
Student photos from study away.
Studying by Sea
For a semester, Sonia Pollock's classroom was a sailboat on the Pacific Ocean.
Study Away Singers
Two Mac students joined a famous choir during a semester-long program in Jordan.
Macalester professors also benefit from study abroad programs.
Each January, Macalester sponsors a trip to Guatemala, where students spend two weeks on sustainable community development projects.
Studying Science Abroad
The sequence of science programs can make studying abroad a challenge, but students make it happen.
This Is London
Katherine Rank '15 writes about her time abroad in London.
Media and Morocco
Two study away returnees reflect on their experience six months later.
From lions to the Louvre, Mac students see a lot of the world when they study abroad.
A semester abroad in Tanzania inspired Michelle Einstein ’14 to explore the global used-clothing industry.
Kids Books, Bolivian Style
Kyle Coombs ’14 spent his study abroad semester compiling a trilingual children’s book.
Studying Science in Norway
Charlotte Martinkus ’14 was delighted to find a program that allowed her to study in Europe while pursuing a physics degree.
Notes from South Africa
Lucy Kane '15 writes about her experience so far on Macalester's study abroad program in South Africa.
Kate Hehre ’15 (Minneapolis) spent part of January on a Macalester-sponsored trip to Guatemala.
Herding in Mongolia
Karen Weldon '14 spent her study abroad semester in Mongolia.
Four students share their perspectives on study abroad.
Our Four First-Years Grow Up
On finding a fit: During the fall of her junior year Kiah, who was already majoring in American studies, took—and loved—two education classes, that led her to add Educational studies as a second major.
Uganda, India, Argentina—Mac’s public health students traverse the globe for their research.
Learning from Cuba
Nadejda Orlowski ’14 found there is much to learn from this island nation.
Buddhism in India
Two Mac seniors spent the summer in Dharamsala—and met the Dalai Lama.
South Africa Sojourn
A semester in Cape Town led Stephen Peyton ’13 to important research—and his life’s work.
Boren Scholar to Morocco
David Goldstein ’16 went to Morocco’s Atlas Mountains to intensively study Arabic.
New in India
The adventure of a lifetime was in store for Emma van Emmerik ’14 during her semester in Pune.
Farming and Peace Building
During a semester spent at an Israeli institute, one Mac student learned about the challenges of both desert food production and Middle East peace building.
Zinc Roofs and Latrines
Three students worked with villagers in Sierra Leone to build latrines and waterproof roofs, supported by a Davis Projects for Peace grant.