Academic News

An Insider's Election Guide

Mac alumni and professors weigh in on how campaigns have changed—and how to make sense of it all.

Human Rights Career

From his London desk, Ezequiel Jimenez '13 supports Amnesty International offices around the world.

A Lineage of Chemistry Excellence

Students of professors Dennis Cao and Leah Witus are the academic descendants of a Nobel Laureate in chemistry.

Taking on a Devastating Virus

Kemal Kirchmeier learned to use a variety of tools to investigate the most common congenitally transmitted disease in the U.S.

Stem Cells and Congenital Heart Disease

Surprised by all the tools available at Macalester, Rosemary Cobb used stem cell research to investigate heart disease.

To Improve Modern Medicine

Malik Mays came to Macalester with the goal of jumping into research—and succeeded.

Being a Scientist, Being Yourself

Miranda Harris investigated the molecular side of viruses in a rigorous lab where science meets culture.

Mighty Mussels

This is the second year that professors and students at Macalester have studied freshwater mussels. What researchers learn about their stress levels has implications for river health.

Seeking Better Solar Cells

Yifei Sun explored a new, more environmentally desirable solar cell material.

Cancer Immunology Research

Her first-year course at Mac introduced Jaclyn Kline to immunology. Her curiosity led her to a summer of research at Mass. General and Harvard.

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College Newswire

The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Urinetown: The Musical

Performances are 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, November 4 - 5, Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 10 – 12, and 2 p.m. Sunday, November 6.

Three Macalester alumni become Trustees

Mac alumnus receives Fulbright scholarship to study in the United States

Diego Melo, from Bogotá, Colombia, has received a four-year Fulbright Foreign Student Program award to pursue graduate study.

Two Macalester rising seniors receive scholarships from the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust

Political Science major Emilie McGuire '17 from Park Ridge, Ill., and Economics major Forest Redlin '17, of Tempe, Ariz., have received $25,000 scholarships.

2016 Macalester alumna receives undergraduate essay award from the Association of Africanist Anthropology and an Honorable Mention for the Sylvia Forman Prize

Anthropology major Nana C E Adubea (Dubie) Toa-Kwapong '16 received awards

Sylvia Forman Prize Awarded to Recent Macalester Graduate

Katherine Brown ‘16 has been awarded the Sylvia Forman Prize from the Association for Feminist Anthropology

Macalester’s 23rd Annual International Roundtable -“Sustainable Cities: Sharing Habitat, Building Resiliency”

Thursday through Saturday, September 29 through October 1, 2016, at Macalester College, in varying campus locations and times.

Auspicious Notes, New Music concert from composer Randy Bauer conducted by Mark Mandarano

A 13-piece chamber orchestra comprised of leading Twin Cities musicians will perform the world premiere

Six tenure-track professors join Macalester faculty this fall

They are: Amy Elkins (English), Bret Jackson (Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science), Crystal Moten (History), Jessica Pearson-Patel (History), Katrina Phillips (History), and Leah Witus (Chemistry).

Marlon James to speak at First Thursday

Opening Convocation speaker this year is Marlon James, Macalester English professor and Man Booker Prize winner.