The Next Big Idea
We asked professors: If you had all the necessary time, resources, and political will, what is an idea you’d like to see fully implemented in the world today?
Features and Articles
Benjamin Dille ’82 received awards for heroism and constructive dissent for his work in Afghanistan.
Reflections on Fifty Years of Title IX
After Title IX, women’s teams, with budgets and other resources, gradually began to compete and, finally, thrive.
Shelley Carthen Watson Pays It Forward
Her long career spans law, to human rights, to working to eliminate racism and empower women.
Forecasting a Better Future
Epidemiologist Omar Mansour ’16 helped communities hold Big Pharma accountable for the opioid crisis.
Lecture Notes: How College Works
Visiting sociology professor Alisha Kirchoff explores how college shapes who students are and who they become.
Shelf Conscious: Coral Lumbley
Ever wonder about all those books lining professors’ offices? We’re with you.
Summer at a Startup
Learning the ropes of a startup through a Macalester grant
Hello from Oxford!
Julian Applebaum ’23 (Wellesley Hills, Mass.), a political science major, spent spring semester studying at Oxford University in England.
Blue and Orange on the Green
Macalester’s women’s golf team shot a two-round score of 641 to break the school record for 36 holes at the Division III Classic.
Books: Fall 2022
Books recently published by Macalester alumni, faculty, and staff.
Work Wisdom: Jennifer “Jo” Opdyke Wilhelm ’96
The ecologist and project manager shares lessons she's learned in the field and elsewhere.
Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Graziano ’13
Meet the enterprise success manager at DeepScribe and Macathon alumni judge.
You May Say I’m a Dreamer
President Rivera reflects on the strategic planning process and the dreams it inspires.
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