How to Think Like a Filmmaker
With dozens of award-winning, conversation-starting documentaries among them, Macalester alumni and faculty have made waves in filmmaking. Here, they share the mindsets that have led to their success.
Features and Articles
Investigating St. Paul’s New ‘Shade Gap’
Biology professor Mary Heskel and a team of student researchers spent the summer looking at the impact of ash tree removal on shade and temperature, and her students gained new research skills along the way.
Shelf Conscious: Professor Michelle Tong
Ever wonder about all those books lining professors’ offices? We’re with you.
Capturing the Color of the Forest and the Shape of the Mountains
Professor Mina Kinukawa served as scenic designer for The Song Poet, the first Hmong story ever adapted for the operatic stage.
Building Community and Connectedness in the Classroom
A program led by faculty and staff members strengthens the classroom community with intentional reflection and conversation.
Working for a Cleaner, Greener Denmark
Nina Porst ’08 has worked on some of her home country’s toughest environmental challenges.
Voices of Social Justice
Three current and recent leaders of Macalester’s Lealtad-Suzuki Center for Social Justice reflect on twenty years of progress, passion, and perseverance.
Dr. Stone Cha ’10 dwells at the corner of reproductive justice and theology.
Animal Behavior: Fundamentals and Applications
With opportunities to observe animals like wolves and mountain lions in their natural habitats, Dr. Chakrabarti offers his students a portal into the magical world of studying animal behavior.
Work Wisdom: Eva Reid ’96
Eva Reid ’96 is a senior IT data manager and agency data officer for DC Health, the District of Columbia’s health department.
Our Campus Home: A Place of Belonging, A Window to the World
President Rivera reflects on Macalester's comprehensive campus plan.
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