Networking in D.C.
Through MacConnect DC, Joe Klein spent his spring break networking and talking about careers with Macalester alumni in Washington, D.C.
Mac Alumni Named RISE Fellows
Three Macalester alumni were awarded RISE fellowships to help make social justice projects a reality.
The Class of 2015: After Mac
We checked in with a few members of the Class of 2015 to see what their first year out of college looks like.
An information session with Macalester alumni inspired Jyothi Dhanwada ’15 to pursue a career in healthcare consulting; today she works with Optum Consulting at UnitedHealth Group.
Ha Song Pham ’15 discovered an affinity for data and learned how to make them reveal their truths.
Working Wall Street
An Investment Banking course connected Kunal Chauhan ’15 to a Mac alum, whose mentorship helped him land a job on Wall Street.
Front of the Classroom
Lucy Short ’15 teaches 10th grade Honors World Literature as part of the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Brown University.
Sam Naden ’15 landed a job as a software engineer with Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm.
Alumni travel to Bhutan
In September, 16 alumni and guests journeyed to Bhutan together through Macalester's Alumni Travel Program.
Political Science Reconnect & Network Reception
Macalester alumni who majored in Political Science returned to campus to network with current students and each other on November 7, 2013.
MAC in the City 2013
Macalester alumni gathered in 29 cities worldwide for MAC in the City 2013 on Thursday, Oct. 3.
Macalester mourns the death of Second Lt. Clovis Ray '99
Second Lt. Clovis T. Ray of Three Rivers, Texas, died March 15 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense confirmed Saturday. He was injured when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.
Mac Students Enriched by Exploreships
Sophomore Marta LeFevre-Levy recounts her experience job shadowing with a Mac alum Chris Jandro '04.
Women in the Law
Photos from "Women in the Law: A Conversation with the Macalester Legal Community," November 2011
Long-run challenges for the U.S. Economy
Timothy Taylor, managing editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, well-known economist, and award-winning teacher shared his thoughts about the "Long-run challenges for the U.S. Economy" at an alumni breakfast on October, 13, 2011. This is a recording of his talk.
Welcome to Our City 2011
Macalester alumni in eight U.S. cities, plus London and Beijing, got together for Macalester's second annual Welcome to Our City events. To host a WTOC event next year, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Macalester alumnus named Acting Director of ATF
Macalester alumnus and Minnesota U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones has been named Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Jones graduated from Macalester in 1979.
Women's River Trip 2011
Photo gallery. Ten women from the Macalester alumni community met in front of Weyerhaeuser at the end of July, threw their sleeping bags into cars and ventured to northern Wisconsin for four days of canoeing and camping along the scenic Namekagon River. Together, they revived a tradition from the 1940s, the annual Macalester Women's River Trip.
Interview with Author Charles Baxter '69
Author Charles Baxter ’69 talks here about his most recent book, Gryphon: New and Selected Stories (Pantheon, 2011), which is the common reading for Macalester Reunion 2011. Baxter, who also wrote the National Book Award-nominated novel Feast of Love, is the Edelstein-Keller Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Minnesota. For more information, visit charlesbaxter.com.
Paper about Minnesota iron miners wins first place national award for Macalester alumna
The Mesabi Iron Range in Northeastern Minnesota is a long way from Rose Friedman’s hometown of Newton, Mass., but the 2010 Macalester graduate felt passionately about the area and its early miners. So much so that her essay, "The IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) and the Mesabi Miners, 1916-1917," won the 2010 Barbara Wertheimer Prize for the best paper by an undergraduate student on a topic in labor or work history. Her paper was written for the History senior seminar in the fall of 2009. The prize carries a cash award of $250.00.
Peter Berg '84
PETER BERG ’84
Jillian Scudder '09
Graduate program: Astronomy, University of Victoria, British Columbia
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