Learning the Ropes
From caring for zebras to managing actors, Mac students gained some unforgettable experiences last summer.
Global Cardiac Care
Mac Sustainability Ambassadors Travel from India to Malaysia Exploring the Work of a Twin Cities-based Health NGO.
International studies major Emily Elkins ’16 helps refugees become U.S. citizens.
Global Citizenship Awards 2016
Three Macalester seniors honored for their commitment to international service.
Determined to find a challenging study away experience, Kendall Van Sistine ’16 spent a semester in Ho Chi Minh City.
Mariah Carray ’16 traveled to Ghana to help develop social protection programs for tuberculosis patients.
Intern at the Embassy
Jacob Phillips ’16 interned at the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C.
State Department Internship
Emily Muscat ’16 interned at the U.S. Department of State.
A Journalist's Journey
Ben Bartenstein ’16 is well on his way to a career as an international reporter.
A Macalester class spurred Grace Newton ’16 to ask new questions about being uprooted from her homeland.
An International Studies course exploring photography gives Mac students new insights into an old medium.
Understanding the role geography plays in community health led Carey Hert ’13 to play with her food with a Minneapolis community
Polyglot Leads Model UN
Model UN leader Ruxi Zhang speaks four languages and has been published in two of them.
Fighting for Human Rights
Brittany Landorf writes, "I wrote about a shadow report on human rights abuses using small arms and light weapons in Armenia and Kenya.”
Aiding African Enterprise
Chuck Green Fellow Anja Crowder ’13 created online banking options for entrepreneurial African immigrants.
Thanks to his Serbian language skills, Petar Petrovic ’14 was able to combine study abroad with an internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
Hannah Fishman ’13 has been fascinated with Middle-East diplomacy since high school. Macalester helped her study in Jordan before interning at the State Department.
Salman Haji’s dedication to his goal—fluency in Arabic—earned him a coveted Critical Language Scholarship from the State Dept. for study in Jordan.
Halfway through his college years, Patrick Snyder ’13 found his true academic passions.
Internship in Palestine
Hannah McIntire ’13 interned for a second summer with the NGO Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO).
State Department Summer
Anne Huber ’14 landed an internship at the U.S. embassy in Lisbon.
Working for Human Rights Watch, Omar El Zoheiry ’13 dealt with the fallout from the Egyptian revolution.
A semester doing post-genocide studies in Rwanda was a life-changing experience for April DeJarlais ’12.
Three standout students were finalists for Mac’s 2012 Global Citizenship Student Award.
Of TB and Tropical Disease
Three students investigate tuberculosis and neglected tropical diseases with Professor Christy Hanson, dean of Mac's Institute of Global Citizenship and former USAID infectious disease chief.
World Health Intern
An international public health class helped Glafira Marcon ’13 land a World Bank internship.
Media Studies major Donovan Kavish '13 realizes that his Mac friends from around the world have truly transformed his life. more
Addressing Child Welfare
Children of the World was the topic at the 2011 International Roundtable. Two students talked about participating with leaders in the field of child protection.
Encouraging minority students to earn PhDs is the goal of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program, now in its 30th year and its 11th year at Macalester.
Krista Moore '10 worked for former President Jimmy Carter and is now attending graduate school in France.
Two Seniors Receive Watson Dream Grants
Morgan Sleeper '11, a Linguistics major, said getting the Watson was exciting. “It's an incredible opportunity to be able to travel wherever your passions take you.” more
Studying South Africa
It’s clear that Victor Parker ’11 (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.) is determined to become a world citizen
In the Philippines
Two months ago, I completed my study abroad in Nanjing, China. Since then, I have spent time in the Philippines working on an island where the most important industry is sugarcane and sugar. I have been volunteering on a small farm.
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