Macalester students hosting Power Dialog – A discussion with Minnesota policy makers about the implementation of the Clean Power Plan
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Ned Molter '15 puts his research and scientific writing skills to work at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Green Architecture Intern
When David Weiss interned with Locus Architecture, he saw how concepts from his environmental studies classes were applied in construction and remodeling.
The Inaugural Lecture of Daniel J. Hornbach as John S. Holl Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies
Human Rights Path
Zoe Bowman '16 explains how she chose a human rights concentration.
Coderoni and Kingdom Roots Take First
Student teams Coderoni and Kingdom Roots took first place at Macalester's two 24-hour competitions.
Evelyn Pugh ’19 was one of ten high schoolers who put together The Best American Nonrequired Reading of 2015.
Macalester is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students and Scholars
Excavating Community Knowledge
An educational studies professor empowers young people of color by making them researchers.
Thirty-fifth Annual G. Theodore Mitau Endowed Lecture with Prof. Ian F. Haney López
At the Movies
First-year course Film Analysis is a compelling mixture of theory and viewing.
Macalester holds fourth Macathon and first Funkathon ~ Feb. 19 - 20
When in Rome
Textbooks came alive for students who spent two weeks in January exploring Rome’s art, architecture, and history.
Consuelo Gutierrez-Crosby Recognized as National Bonner Fellow by the Bonner Foundation
Research and Teaching Labs
Students work in state-of-the art labs in the Oline Rice Science Center, with impressive equipment.
Slave Trade History
Students in Professor Linda Sturtz’s Transatlantic Slave Trade course read narratives written by former slaves and created maps to tell their stories.
Internships in the arts have helped three students realize that one can build a career in the art world.
Macalester Sociology Major Awarded Third Prize in Midwest Sociological Society Paper Competitions
Macalester student selected as a 2016 Frank Karel Fellow
Macalester Student to present at Human Development Conference
Macks' thesis, titled “Adapting to Urbanization: Internal Indigenous Migration in Chapod, Chile,” explores the impacts and pressures of modernization and urbanization on the rural Mapuche community of Chapod in southern Chile.
Macalester grants tenure status to three faculty members
Using analytics, a Macalester economics major is at the forefront of a major shift in how a football game unfolds.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl
If you are a student with a gift for analysis, there are a wide variety of internship opportunities in the Twin Cities.
Writing Advice from Marlon James
Man Booker prize winner and professor Marlon James asks young writers, "Couldn’t you have just said, 'said?'"
Happy Soccer Story
The men's soccer team's 2015 season went down as one of the best in the program's history.
Mac's Newest Trustees
Late Night Vinyl
Three times a semester, music professor Mark Mandarano invites students to listen to albums together.
Recipe For Success
An idea that began during a summer entrepreneurial program now facilitates meal-shares between students all semester long.
Two seniors reflect on spending three years as RAs.
Music and Freedom
A first-year class connects philosophy, politics, and history with music ranging from Mozart to Mingus.
Back to the Classroom
For the first time since becoming president of Macalester, Brian Rosenberg returned to the classroom to team-teach a seminar.
Paula Maccabee ’77 has made a big difference as a Minnesota public interest attorney.
This Mac grad used her Watson fellowship to explore community radio across the globe.
Working with cops and the community, police liaison Isela Xitlali Gómez ’13 wants every voice to be heard.
Development economist Mushfiq Mobarak ’97 works around the world to curb hunger.
Geology professor Ray Rogers has trained a nationwide network of colleagues.
Hello, My Name Is...
On the endlessly fraught decision of choosing a surname.
Banishing Night Terrors
Student entrepreneur Tyler Skluzacek ’16 finds success with an app inspired by his war vet father.
Macalester New Music Series Presents ICE Ensemble
Young Alumni Entrepreneurs
Young alumni create new enterprises by combining ideas, initiative, and determination.
The Inaugural Lecture of Karen Saxe as DeWitt Wallace Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Macalester’s DeWitt Wallace Library receives the Excellence in Academic Library Award for 2016
A Computer Science Sabbatical
Professor Shilad Sen’s sabbatical resulted in grant funding and knowledge that will benefit students.
From manuscript to finished paperback, students in a hands-on English course work their way through the publishing process.
Taking off with Sun Country
Mutaz Alnaas ’17 used his work in math and economics during an internship with the airline industry.
Gates Grant for PhD Research
Zoë Campbell ’09 will join a program that helps Tanzanian farmers as she earns her PhD.
The Year That Was
Here are the stories from 2015 that brought you delight and pride in what happens at 1600 Grand.