Academic News

Estrogen and Lung Cancer

We don’t yet have a cure for lung cancer, but Maren Bettermann ’16 brings us one step closer by investigating the role of estrogen.

Where Ideas and Music Meet

A joint German studies/music course gives students a deeper understanding of Western European cultural history.

Pioneering Preschool

Macalester once had nursery school kids playing and learning at the Miss Stella Wood Center.

Not Advice

President Rosenberg congratulating a Class of 2016 graduate. This column is drawn from remarks he made at that May 14 Commencement ceremony.

Gender and Political Media

A political science major Rose Allen's honors project explores how gender affects media coverage in the current presidential race

Mapping North Minneapolis

Mac geography students partnered with a local organization to tell a story using maps.

Publishing with Professors

From topics as varied as childhood obesity in Mexico to the discovery of new galaxies, Macalester students research with faculty and publish the results.

Political Participation

A dozen lucky Mac students learned about campaigning firsthand during an election year.

From Newborns to Seniors: Anthropology in Action

Andrea Grimaldi ’16 utilizes her anthropology skills daily at Centro, an organization she connected with two years ago as a Chuck Green Fellow.

Frogtown Community Radio

Through radio, Jon Riddle ’16 aims to build community and reduce the digital divide in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood.

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Marlon James to speak at First Thursday

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

Four students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to Study Abroad

All rising juniors, they have received scholarships to study abroad this summer in Chile, Nepal, Morocco, and the United Kingdom respectively.

Macalester Student Selected as College Debate 2016 Delegate

The delegates are turning to social media to post, tweet, share, and snap the issues that matter most to young voters.

Macalester names Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Three Macalester Alumnae Receive Fulbrights

Three Macalester alumnae from the class of 2015 have received Fulbright scholarships.

Macalester Partners with QuestBridge to Enroll Exceptional Low-Income Students

Macalester College has joined QuestBridge, a national non-profit that connects the nation’s most exceptional, low-income youth with leading institutions of higher education.

Macalester mourns the loss of Art Professor Gary Erickson

Gary Erickson, a visiting assistant professor of Art and Art History who came to Macalester in 1995, has passed away at the age of 60.

Two professors, a retired Foreign Service officer, a pastor, and an artist and entrepreneur, are five of nine to be honored at Macalester Reunion in June

Macalester Reunion 2016, June 3-5.

Three Macalester students receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships

Three students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to study Indonesian, Arabic, and Korean this summer.

Graduating senior named 2016 American Humanity in Action Fellow

Gage Garretson ’16, has been named a 2016 American Humanity in Action Fellow, one of 48 recipients this year out of a pool of 513 applicants.