Photos from Macalester College Reunion 2011, June 3-5.
Senior Art Exhibit 2011
Every spring seniors manage their own art show in Macalester's Gallery.
Photos from Commencement 2011
Karen Jackson '11 spent a summer at Macalester's Ordway Field Station researching the dam's role in sedimentation for her senior honors thesis. more
Campus Picnic 2011
The annual spring picnic was held on May 4.
Dog Days Spring 2011
Dog Days Spring 2011
Royal Wedding Telecast
About 65 people gathered in the John B. Davis Lecture Hall for the 5 a.m. telecast of the wedding of Prince William of Wales to Miss Catherine Middleton. Scones, tea and coffee were available.
Students take a break from studying for finals to celebrate at Springfest 2011.
Model UN Team Successful
Macalester's Model United Nations team recently returned from the week long National Model UN conference in New York City. The delegation of 12 Mac students represented Mongolia and brought home a Distinguished Delegation award; the second highest given at the conference. Congratulations, MacMUN!
Sandwiches and Scholarship
The IGCSC hosts Sandwiches and Scholarship luncheons on the second Thursday of each month to highlight student scholarship across campus.
Relay for Life
Relay For Life Raised Almost $23K
Spring has arrived on campus. Macalester students took the opportunity to play and study outside.
Mac Idol 2011
Students performed in their own version of "American Idol." Judges were President Brian Rosenberg, VP for Student Affairs Laurie Hamre and Professor James Laine.
Poetry Slam 2011
Congratulations to the Macalester Poetry Slam team for taking first place at the 2011 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational at the University of Michigan.
Janet Wallace Construction
Photos from Janet Wallace Expansion and Renovation Project.
Three Amazing Jobs
After travelling the world, Sarah Louise Galbraith ’03 landed a great job at Discovery Networks, home of Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and TLC.
Despite having majored in geology, Becky Roberts ’09 never expected to find herself wriggling on her belly through karst caves deep in an Alaskan island. But she did that and much more during her summer as a GeoCorps worker in the Tongass National Forest.
The biennial Asian Festival offered calligraphy, paper cutting, music, martial arts demos, and traditional Asian foods. This year's event was also a fundraiser for earthquake relief and students raised nearly $300.
Founders Day 2011
Founders Day is an annual community-wide celebration of Macalester’s history held on the anniversary of our founding.
An annual tradition, Macalester students played a game of Pushball on Friday, March 4, 2011.
Songs of the Earth
The Macalester Concert Choir and Friends, under the direction of Eugene Rogers, presented an evening of Chinese music, poetry and dance.
Students Go Curling
A group of Macalester students ventured out to the St. Paul Curling Club to learn how to curl on February 13, 2011.
Nutrition and Hunger
Evelyn Balsells '12 studied community health in Egypt. And last summer, worked at Open Arms of Minnesota as part of her fellowship. A common thread in the Middle East and Minneapolis? Nutrition and community health issues. She explains.
Campus Center Turns 10
The Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center turns 10 years old this semester. Students celebrated by attending a birthday party for the building on January 28, 2011.
The Rock in Review
Painting "the rock" on Macalester's lawn in front of Old Main has been a tradition for many Macalester students. Here, we chronicle some of the changes it underwent during fall semester.
Students share art that they created professor Chris Willcox's course Painting 1.
Reading at MIA
Native American poet Allison Hedge Coke gave a joint reading with English Professor Wang Ping's ENGL 150 and ENGL 282 creative writing students in the Native American section of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Winter Ball 2010
Macalester students attended the second annual Winter Ball in early December.
Students took a break from the upcoming finals week by building gingerbread houses in the campus center.
Dog Day Afternoon
Macalester Students Hug a Dog to Beat Finals’ Stress
The new community and global health concentration is fast becoming popular with students. So is taking a term abroad to further explore that subject. Here are the stories of three students who did. more
Christmas Candlelight Service
Every year students gather to celebrate the spirit of Christmas with a Candlelight Service in Weyerhaueser Memorial Chapel.
Student group Fresh Concepts held a 24-hour improv show in November 2010.
Battle of the Brains
At Macalester, 11 teams of three students from nearby liberal arts schools competed: Macalester, Luther College, Gustavus, St. Olaf, Carleton, and St. John’s University. more
Images from the first snow of winter 2010-11 at Macalester College.
Dinner with David
Geography majors are invited to Professor David Lanegran's home for dinner every fall.more
Halloween 2010 photo gallery
Professor Karl Wirth, geology, took his class Field Methods in Geology to Thomson, Minnesota, for a field mapping project in early October.
Jonathan Chen in Australia
Jonathen Chen '11 studied Australian foreign policy in Australia. Read the article
Kaitlyn Arctander in Russia
Kaitlyn Arctander spent the summer working at a children's camp in Russia. more
For three weeks in July, Seong Kyul Park ’12—along with 20 other American and Rwandese participants—studied genocide and reconstruction in Kigali, Rwanda, through a summer program offered by the Interdisciplinary Genocide Studies Center (IGSC).
Beth Moretzsky in Denmark
In Summer 2010 I traveled to Copenhagen to take a course in cross-cultural psychology with the Danish Institute for Study Abroad.
The sophomore class celebrated their return to campus with fabulous Mexican cuisine and music on September 9, 2010. The event was sponsored by Macalester's Career Development Center.
Global Model United Nations
In August, two Macalester students, Anja Crowder '13 and Yiting Wang '12, were invited to attend the Global Model United Nations conference, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The conference, sponsored by the United Nations, brings together a select group of students from around the world to learn about global issues by acting in the role of diplomats who must negotiate with other countries to achieve a goal or develop resolutions on a specific issue.
Twins Game Field Trip
Macalester's Program Board organized a student outing to the Twins game on September 20, 2010. Photos by Yaqing Wen '14
First Year Course
Professor Dan Hornbach took students from his first year class Lakes, Streams and Rivers on 3 hour research cruise on Lake Superior on Sept. 18. The boat is run by the University of Wisconsin - Superior. They learned about invasive species, climate change effects on Lakes Superior, and the importance of the Duluth harbor as a "working" harbor.
At the Minnesota State Fair
Shuttle buses ferried students from campus to the fair and back all afternoon on the last day of The Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Eclipsed Is Not To Be Missed
Eclipsed, the award-winning play written by Danai Gurira '01, is being produced by Minneapolis' Frank Theatre. The cast and production includes: Yeukai Mudzi '12, Nisreen Dawan '04, Sha Cage '95, and Heather Bunch '04.
Cultural House Block Party
The Cultural House Block Party served as a kick-off to the programmatic year for the Cultural House. It is an annual event that formally welcomes the Macalester community to the space. At this event, Information about the C-House programs was available along with food, fun, and games.