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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.

President Brian Rosenberg

President Rosenberg Announces His Departure in May 2020

The opportunity to serve as President of Macalester has been by far the greatest privilege of my professional life.

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.

Making a Museum

Anthropology students visited one of the Twin Cities' newest museums and learned from its co-founders.

From the Classroom to the Capitol

Students present their research findings at the state capitol, only four miles from Macalester's campus.

The Evolution of Daddy Longlegs

By studying the evolution of mite harvestmen, Professor Sarah Boyer's lab hopes to answer larger questions about the world's past.

Published Findings

At Mac, students both learn from professors and work alongside them on research opportunities—often publishing their findings.

Marlon James

A Lesson From Marlon James, Epic Storyteller

Mac’s writer in residence brings us behind the scenes (and shares an excerpt) of his new novel, "Black Leopard, Red Wolf."

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