Academics News

History Through an African American Lens

While earning a PhD in history from Harvard, Tsione Wolde-Michael ’08 became a major contributor to the groundbreaking new African American museum in Washington, D.C.

Development vs. Environment

Three Macalester Sustainability Fellows worked with Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness (FBW) to conduct research to find common ground for sustainable development in a region of Minnesota that historically has mined iron ore.

Science Friction

Something unprecedented is happening at Macalester.

How Daddy Longlegs Live

Raine Ikagawa studied the lives and DNA of daddy longlegs at Macalester's Ordway field station.

Mapping Wikipedia

In Professor Shilad Sen’s lab, Sarah Pujol learned new software and collaborated in mapping exploratory research in Wikipedia.

Toward a Better Solar Cell

Elliot Weiss and co-researcher Joshua Rollag investigated a unique material that may contribute to highly efficient, affordable solar cells.

Giants of the Black Freedom Movement

In the course Martin and Malcolm, students examine the lives and legacies of these complex civil rights leaders.

Psychology and Public Health

Community volunteering makes a class on promoting social well-being come alive.

Death Row Investigator

Alumna Ellen Brady ’15 uses what she learned at Macalester to help inmates facing the death penalty.

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College Newswire

Macalester holds fifth Macathon and second Funkathon ~ Feb. 24 – 25

One hundred fifty-four (154) Macalester students making up 33 teams will work more than 24 hours non-stop during Macalester’s fifth Macathon and its second Funkathon

Pianist Jeffrey Jacob: “A Century of the Pianistic Cutting Edge” at Macalester Feb. 22

Jacob has appeared as piano soloist with over 25 orchestras internationally and is a noted proponent of contemporary music.

Macalester Receives Clare Boothe Luce Program Grant for Undergraduate Women in Computer Science

The award will support Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Research Awards for women who are majoring in computer science.

Macalester receives grant from Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation for Entrepreneurial Internships

The project, entitled “Into Action: Entrepreneurship at Macalester College,” will be overseen by Kate Ryan Reiling ’00, Entrepreneur in Residence, and Michael Porter, Director of the Internship Program.

Macalester Grants Tenure to Seven Faculty Members

Macalester College has granted tenure status to the following seven faculty members: Zeynep Devrim Gürsel, Rivi Handler-Spitz, William Hart, Andrea Kaston Tange, Mark Mandarano, J. Ernesto Ortiz-Díaz, and Karin Vélez

Macalester Theatre and Dance and Music Departments co-present an interdisciplinary production of Medea

Performances are February 17 and 18, at 8 p.m.

Macalester names Executive Director of Alumni Engagement

Seven Juniors Receive Gilman Scholarship

They represent seven of over 850 American undergraduate students from 359 colleges and universities across the U.S.

Macalester names Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship