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Senior Day at Mac

Events for admitted students

You’ve been admitted, and now you’re ready to learn even more about what it is like to be a student at Macalester. Our Mac Days and variety of events are the perfect way to satisfy your curiosity.


All times listed in Central Standard Time.

Sample Class offered for admitted students

March 9, 7:00 – 7:45 PM

TRASH TALK: THE PSYCHOLOGY (AND UNSUSTAINABILITY) OF GARBAGE Professor Christie Manning will introduce the complex web of psychological factors underlying our trash. She will argue that environmental problems are actually human behavior problems. Join in the class discussion!

Sample Class offered for admitted students

March 10, 7:00 – 7:45 PM

JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS FROM THE EDO PERIOD (1615-1868) Professor Kari Shepherdson-Scott leads you on an exploration of how Japanese woodblock prints (ukiyo-e) were produced, and subsequently captured public market interest during the Edo Period.

This is an event for admitted students in Mandarin

March 5, 8:00 – 9:00 PM

THE VALUE OF THE LIBERAL ARTS: CAREER PATHWAYS AFTER MACALESTER Join a panel of young Chinese alumni for a webinar conducted in Mandarin. Hear how their rigorous liberal arts education prepared them for success after college. (March 6, 10:00 AM Chinese Standard Time)

Virtual Mac Day Event

March 29, 5:30 – 9:00 PM

Come learn about all Macalester has to offer! Build your own schedule from options that allow you to hear directly from students, faculty, and staff about academics, student life, residential living, internships, and more, culminating with “drop-in” office hours for a variety of departments. It’s a one-stop shop to answer all your questions!

Be sure to check back here and your email for additional events. We’ll be adding many more, including academic department events now through April.