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Traveling Light

By measuring magnetic fields in moderate-redshift galaxies, Andrew Mizener '20 is learning how the structure of galaxies and other astrophysical environments evolved.

Gut Checks

By studying the gut microbiomes of non-human primates at St. Paul's Como Zoo, Maya Wills '21 is investigating possible long-term impacts of antibiotic use, and more.

Summer Scholars

At Macalester, professors don’t just teach—nearly all are also actively contributing to their fields through original research, scholarship, and other work, just like they would be at a larger research university.

Thesis Defender

Five 2019 grads share overviews of their year-long senior thesis projects.

Spreading the Word on Russian

Three Mac students recently visited a local middle school to share their love of studying foreign languages and cultures.

30 Things You Should Know About Macalester

We asked a student writer to compile a list of facts about life as a Mac student; here's what she found.

Composite photo of Fred Swaniker and Marlon James

It’s About Time

Fred Swaniker '99 and Marlon James have long inspired the Mac community. Now they're part of TIME's "Most Influential People" list.

Global Citizenship Awards 2019

Macalester recognizes three members of the Class of 2019 for demonstrating the college's key values.

Live Performance: Medieval to Mozart

More than 60 courses in 17 departments, including Music, now include assignments that send students around the metro area to explore, research, and collaborate.

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