Making Math Beautiful
Applied mathematician and professional sculptor George Hart helped Macalester see the beauty in mathematical thinking.
From Intern to Employee
With the support of the Macalester network, Haroon Bokhari '16 landed an investment banking job at Wells Fargo.
Intimidated by Data? Mac Meets You Where You Are
Handling complex data is essential in almost every field. At Macalester you can successfully learn data science from any starting point.
From Macalester to Mayo
Her courses, along with her Department of Health experience, helped Alese Halvorson land a job at the famed Mayo Clinic.
Macalester paired them up as first-year roommates. Now seniors, they've lived together ever since.
If you are a student with a gift for analysis, there are a wide variety of internship opportunities in the Twin Cities.
Asra Nizami ’16 (Karachi, Pakistan) interned with the Space Telescope Science Institute, an affiliate of NASA.
Sam Naden ’15 landed a job as a software engineer with Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm.
Big Data and Public Health
As a data scientist at the Minnesota Department of Health, Akanksha Dua contributed to a healthier Minnesota.
Research & Development at 3M
Four Mac students are working in paid internships at 3M, gaining valuable experience with an industry leader.
Can Robots Be Human?
Meet Marvin and Armstrong, two of the robots that roam Olin-Rice Science Center, and two of their human operators.
In his summer research, Evan Weiler ’16 trained robots to navigate around a building and through the air.
A Database of Brains
Bioinformatics at Harvard–MIT’s Health Sciences and Technology Program allowed Issa Ali to combine his research interests in computer science, biology and chemistry.
When Majors Collide
Issa Ali ’15 found his computer science skills were highly applicable to biology research.
Closing the Math Gender Gap
After Amy Janett ’14 attended the selective Summer Program for Women in Mathematics in Washington, D.C., she returned eager to pursue a math career.
Computer Science Aids WHO
Computer science students design website to support research on Neglected Tropical Diseases.
Mathematics students win four prizes at national meeting
Hossein Alidaee, Mike Reeks, and Maxray Savage developed their mathematics research last summer, mentored by Macalester math professors Andrew Beveridge, Dan Flath and Tom Halverson.
Lecturing three times a week may not be the best way to teach, math professor Chad Topaz has realized. more
Data Mining in Budapest
Jacob Stein '13, computer science and physics major, didn't think he'd have time to study abroad; then he learned about the AIT-Budapest program.
May it Please the Court
Hanna Chakoian ’12 uses mathematical modeling to help the Minnesota Court of Appeals predict upcoming hearings.
Student Standouts at Econ Conference
Wanyi Li ’12 and Qianyi Yang ’12 present their honors theses research at Georgetown University’s prestigious Carroll Round economics conference.
Macalester Student Wins Goldwater Scholarship
Andrew Bendelsmith ’13, a junior from West St. Paul, Minn., has received a Goldwater Scholarship which is awarded to students with outstanding potential who intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.