Learning with Lasers
Bradley Pearlman ’16, with colleague Ian Wyse ’16 and Professor Tom Varberg, used laser spectroscopy to study the molecule gold sulfide.
From Classroom to Lab
As part of the HHMI Young Researchers group, Jonathan Amezquita took to the lab, where he gained valuable research skills and new friends.
Mariah Carray ’16 traveled to Accra, Ghana to help develop social protection programs for tuberculosis patients.
Stony Brook University professor and artist George Hart to unveil sculpture at Macalester in October
Football’s Record Roster
The Macalester football program kicked off the current season with 79 players, its largest roster on record.
Macalester students went far and wide this summer during their internships, from Amman, Jordan to Washington, D.C.
Climate Change & the City
This summer, Macalester environmental studies professors and students worked on climate-adaptation projects with community members across St. Paul.
Public radio host and editor Stephen Smith ’82 shares his 30+ years of journalism experience by teaching Macalester students.
Intern at the Embassy
Thanks to a stipend for unpaid internships, Jacob Phillips ’16 was able to intern at the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C.
Macalester geography professor part of team who has received a $480K NSF grant for collaborative research in Africa
Through the Doorway of Africa
Cara Haberman ’06 and Jed Fix ’05 take on new roles when their international jobs lead to an adventure in reality TV.
Our Man in Zambia
Eric Schultz ’82, America’s new ambassador to Zambia, has been winning hearts and minds through nearly three decades of foreign service.
As an intern with the Minnesota Council of Churches, Chanen Hanson ’16 organized a Ramadan dialogue series with 18 mosques and over 500 participants.
2015 Macalester alumna receives Undergraduate Essay Award from the Association of Africanist Anthropology
Your Tough Questions Answered
Macalester’s campus experts weigh in on some of today’s greatest challenges.
Macalester’s Coolest Classes
Combing today's course catalogue for cutting-edge classes may make alumni wish they could be students all over again.
New Music Series Presents "Redemption Songs & Sonatas" with Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin and Yayoi Ikawa, piano
Zeyi Shen ’16 explored a path in finance through a yearlong internship at UBS Wealth Management.
Students in one Mac classroom connect with experts around the Middle East—through Skype.
Clementina Sánchez '14 and four other Mac students and alumni reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro together.
Professor Nadya Nedelsky publishes a book on post-Cold War Central and Eastern Europe.
Macalester Named a Most Promising Place to Work in Student Affairs at Baccalaureate and Liberal Arts Institutions for 2015
GIS for Public Health
Students used GIS to investigate critical public health problems including lead poisoning; vaccine refusal; and health care in the West Bank, Palestine.
Research & Development at 3M
Four Mac students are working paid internships at 3M, gaining valuable experience with an industry leader.
Speeding Up the Green Line
Ha Song Pham ’15 used statistical analysis to help light rail shave 15 minutes off the travel time between St. Paul and Minneapolis.