Three Macalester alumni become Trustees
Gov. Dayton declares Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, "Marlon James Day"
Sustainability for Global Citizenship
Students combined class time with a paid summer practicum as teams developed sustainability projects with community organizations.
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.
Macalester Theatre and Dance Department Presents Shakespeare's As You Like It
How do we make moral judgments about our own and others’ behavior?
Macalester professor receives Profiles in Courage Award from the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers
Mariah Carray ’16 traveled to Ghana to help develop social protection programs for tuberculosis patients.
Macalester professor Marlon James wins the Man Booker Prize for his novel “A Brief History of Seven Killings”
Macalester professor Marlon James has won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, considered the most prestigious prize in literature, for his book A Brief History of Seven Killings. James is the first writer from Jamaica to win in the prize's 47-year history.
English Professor Marlon James has won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
Big Data and Public Health
As a data scientist at the Minnesota Department of Health, Akanksha Dua contributed to a healthier Minnesota.
Research Opportunities with Alumni in Science
Science alumni bring qualified Mac students into their labs for outstanding summer research opportunities.
Multiculturalism has long been among Macalester’s chief values and academic requirements.
Crafts of Writing: Poetry Field Trip
Students camped with Professor Wang Ping for their poetry writing course.
Alexie, Hershon Joke and Jive with a Full House
Macalester welcomed award-winning poets Sherman Alexie and Robert Hershon for a reading in Kagin’s Alexander G. Hill Ballroom.
Top Prize for PTSD App
Tyler Skluzacek’s team took top prize at HackDC, a 36-hour coding competition dedicated to addressing PTSD.
Ruthanne Kurth-Schai explains the difficulties of creating educational equity—the topic of this year's 22nd Annual International Roundtable.
Laverne Cox event for Oct. 13 has been canceled
Two French professors receive the prestigious “Palmes Académiques”
When Fireflies Flash Together
Esha Datta and her team employed a new field of applied mathematics to explore how similar oscillators—like fireflies—synchronize.
Zahrah Abdul-Shakur and Samia Habli stretched their previous research skills and developed new ones through Minnesota’s Regenerative Medicine Internship Program.
Seeing What’s Never Been Seen
Alex Gordon observed and analyzed dwarf galaxies with the help of the Hubble and other powerful telescopes.
At Home in the Himalayas
Mark McCrae-Hokenson ’15, Milan, Michigan (Religious Studies) studied in Bhutan
Russian Art Intern
An internship at the Museum of Russian Art furthered Joshua Sosa’s understanding of Russian history while offering leadership experience.
Macalester Theatre and Dance Department presents Carson Kreitzer’s green: an elegy to summer, October 1-4 and 8-10 at several campus locations
Homelessness & Health
Chidyaonga Shalita found community-based research with the homeless to be a powerful complement to laboratory research.
What Mussels Tell
Geology major Molly Guiney snorkeled in Minnesota rivers in pursuit of Plain Pocketbooks and White Heelsplitters—mussels that are indicators of river health.
Working under Macalester alumna Lisa Peterson, Tia Eskridge investigated the chemicals involved in smoking.
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.
Education in a Globalized World
Macalester hosts its 22nd annual International Roundtable with the theme, “Education in a Globalized World: Equity, Diversity and Civic Participation,” from Oct. 7-10.
Stony Brook University professor and artist George Hart to unveil sculpture at Macalester in October
Sherman Alexie and Bob Hershon poetry reading October 5 at Macalester
Football’s Record Roster
On August 15, 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 across St. Paul.
A popular political science class blends a traditional syllabus with an internship at the state capitol.
Public radio host and editor Stephen Smith ’82 shares his 30+ years of journalism experience by teaching Macalester students.
In Café Mac, students from Ramallah to Harare sit down to lunch together.
Eleven tenure-track professors and one tenured professor join Macalester faculty this fall
Macalester announces new Data Science minor
Yale professor James Forman Jr. First Thursday - Opening Convocation speaker
Intern at the Embassy
Jacob Phillips ’16 interned at the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C.
State Department Internship
Emily Muscat ’16 interned at the U.S. Department of State.
Macalester geography professor part of team who has received a $480K NSF grant for collaborative research in Africa
Macalester geography professor William Moseley is part of a research team of five people who have received a five-year, $480K grant