Students enrolled in Macalester's January classes to study material in depth and up close.
The great hat photo gallery
Spring 2014 Week 1
Justine Decker ’14 shares her experience in Llano Bonito, Costa Rica, where she built an organic greenhouse with medicinal plants.
Astrophysics in Belgium
While studying abroad, Ned Molter kept his eyes on the sky for star explosions.
Fall 2013 Week 12
Dog Days Fall 2013
Winter Ball 2013
The Future of Computing
Computer science students in summer research group help create community around parallel computing.
The Art of Physics
For Qingyang Liu ’14, creating art is the perfect complement to majors in psychology and physics/astronomy.
Fall 2013 Week 11
Fall 2013 Week 10 Photos
Alumni travel to Bhutan
In September, 16 alumni and guests journeyed to Bhutan together through Macalester's Alumni Travel Program.
Fall 2013 Week 9 Photos
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.
Fall 2013 Week 8 Photos
Shelby and Gale Davis attend fall Davis UWC Scholars event
Rachel Swanson ’15 did an internship 33 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Alaska, using skills learned from Ethnographic Interviewing.
Learning from Cuba
Nadejda Orlowski ’14 found there is much to learn from this island nation.
Fall Break 2013
Summer Research Poster Session
Family Fest Sampler Concerts
International Roundtable 2013
The 20th Annual International Roundtable focused on Global Health: Promoting Equity Within and Across Borders. more
Fall at Macalester
Scenes from today, images from yesterday.
Photos: Fall 2013 Week 7
Field Trips Fall 2013
Photos: Fall 2013 Week 6
Alana Horton re-creates Macalester history in her captone project. A devised play that moves across the campus, starting in Wallace Hall, heading to the Old Main War Memorial, and ending in the Theater Building’s furniture storage.
MAC in the City 2013
Macalester alumni gathered in 29 cities worldwide for MAC in the City 2013 on Thursday, Oct. 3.
Photos: Fall 2013 Week 5
Boren Scholar to Morocco
David Goldstein ’16 went to Morocco’s Atlas Mountains to intensively study Arabic.
Photos: Fall 2013 Week 4
Photos: Fall 2013 Week 3
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.
Fall 2013 Week 2 Photos
Fall 2013 Week 1 Photos
It seems unlikely that a collection of rocks, acorns, and other natural materials could result in more than random landscape. But at Macalester’s Ordway Field Station last spring, students created art from materials supplied by Mother Nature.
When Erin Bortz ‘14 studied in New Zealand, she joined volunteer efforts to help a community still recovering from earthquakes.
Media in Morocco
John “Tanur” Badgley ’14 spent a semester in Morocco studying journalism.
Researching refugee response
When Angela Butel chose to write about Cameroonian refugees for a Macalester class project, she didn’t know that she would be one of the first people to tackle the subject.