Hopi Costello's '10 unique work-study takes her off campus to a nearby school. Read the article
Civil Rights Radio Hour
The popular NPR show This American Life served as the model for a semester-long radio project created by the students.
Student Kaitlin Roh '12 worked at PACER Center, which helps families who have children with disabilities. Read the article
Podcast: Israel's Mizrahim
Frank Adler, Political Science, has researched the role of Israel's Mizrahim, Jews who for millennia were deeply rooted in the region, but were summarily expelled from Arab states after the state of Israel was founded in 1948. Professor Adler examines the "orientalist" discrimination that Mizrahim suffered in Israel, but also raises the possibility that both as Jews and Arabs, the Mizrahim might serve as a bridge to regional reconciliation.
Podcast: Who Should Live and Who Should Die
With the national debate over health care reform at a crossroads, Macalester held an open forum about the issue. Panel Participants included: Jeffrey Kahn, Director, Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota, Michael Zis, Political Science, Macalester College, Earl Schwartz, Director of the Social Justice Program and Professor of Religion, Hamline University