Every year, the IGC hosts the International Roundtable, which brings noted scholars to campus. The theme for 2017 is "Empathy and Its Discontents" More
When Adrianna Jereb '18 studied in Mexico, she experienced the quiet mornings and rowdy nights of her temporary home.
Two students are on study away in Morocco and are using Macalester's observer credentials to attend the UN Climate Negotiations.
Supporting Immigrant Girls
Jasmine Nguyen ’17 developed a program to help immigrant and refugee parents support their daughters through the college process.
When in Rome
Textbooks came alive for students who spent two weeks in January exploring Rome’s art, architecture, and history.
Interlude in Ecuador
Nathan Are ‘16 immersed himself in the language and culture of Ecuador during a community internship there.
Global Citizenship Awards
2015 Global Citizenship Student Awards recognize outstanding work with communities near and far.
The Institute for Global Citizenship fosters global citizenship by advancing scholarship, reflection, and ethical action in our local, national, and international communities.
Internships completed for academic credit in 2015-2016.
Community-based learning courses that integrate local projects.
Students studying away in 2015-2016.
Number of countries where students have studied in the last four years.
A unique feature of Macalester College, the Institute for Global Citizenship (IGC) houses diverse programs that connect rigorous academics with hands-on experience and exploration outside the classroom. From the annual International Roundtable to internships, study away, and civic engagement, our programs unite students, faculty, and community partners toward the common purpose of advancing scholarship, reflection, and ethical action. More
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