Ice Cream Social
Sophomores were welcomed back with an ice cream social in Kagin Commons.
Professors Ray Rogers, Kristi Curry Rogers, Geology Lab Instructor Jeff Thole, and their students spend summer months exploring the 75 million year-old rocks and fossils.
First-year students arrived on campus on Friday, September 2, to begin orientation and their new life at Macalester.
Laura Holt spent the entire month in fabulous San Igancio City, in the Cayo District of Belize. She was participating in a field school run by Dr. Terry Powis of Kennesaw State University.
Two Sides of Cape Town
"What struck me most wasn’t really the difference in wealth or race, but the surprising cultural shift in community on the other side." —Will Chilton ’11 more
Women's River Trip 2011
Photo gallery. Ten women from the Macalester alumni community met in front of Weyerhaeuser at the end of July, threw their sleeping bags into cars and ventured to northern Wisconsin for four days of canoeing and camping along the scenic Namekagon River. Together, they revived a tradition from the 1940s, the annual Macalester Women's River Trip.
Science Summer Barbeques
Weekly barbeques are held during the summer months for student researchers and the professors who work with them.
Teaching with Skype
Students discuss recent developments in the Middle East, with an emphasis on historical and geographic connections.
Frog and Flower Count
Minnesota's 2011 BioBlitz was held at Macalester's Ordway station. more
Mac at Twin Cities Pride
Macalester alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends marched in the annual Twin Cities Pride Parade on June 26, 2011.
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