Global Citizenship Awards 2016
Three Macalester seniors honored for their commitment to international service.
Sustainability for Global Citizenship
Students combined class time with a paid summer practicum as teams developed sustainability projects with community organizations.
Mariah Carray ’16 traveled to Ghana to help develop social protection programs for tuberculosis patients.
Justine Decker ’14 shares her experience in Llano Bonito, Costa Rica, where she built an organic greenhouse with medicinal plants.
Computer Science Aids WHO
Computer science students design website to support research on Neglected Tropical Diseases.
Uganda, India, Argentina—Mac’s public health students traverse the globe for their research.
The Network Works
Knowledge. Experience. Networking. Of these valuable components of a Macalester education, networking may be the most nebulous. Here’s an example.
United Nations Intern
After sending an email to a Macalester alumnus she’d never met, Jolena Zabel ’16 spent the summer in Washington, D.C., interning with the United Nations Population Fund.
South Africa Sojourn
A semester in Cape Town led Stephen Peyton ’13 to important research—and his life’s work.
Why Global Health Matters
Christy Hanson, dean for the Institute of Global Citizenship, explains why global health matters.
Spiritual Meets Medical
An interest in Islam led Marni Schreiber ’14 to a project helping hospitals meet the needs of diverse populations.
New in India
The adventure of a lifetime was in store for Emma van Emmerik ’14 during her semester in Pune.
Farming and Peace Building
During a semester spent at an Israeli institute, one Mac student learned about the challenges of both desert food production and Middle East peace building.
Zinc Roofs and Latrines
Three students worked with villagers in Sierra Leone to build latrines and waterproof roofs, supported by a Davis Projects for Peace grant.
Guest Lecture: Fred Swaniker '99
Fred Swaniker '99, Mac alum and founder of the African Leadership Academy, delivered the Keynote Address of the Macalester Connect+ Leadership Conference.
Three standout students were finalists for Mac’s 2012 Global Citizenship Student Award.
Macalester has commissioned Ta-Coumba to create a campus inspired mural of global citizenship on the third floor of Markim Hall.