Breaking Through to Kids
There aren’t many 13-year-olds who ask for more homework, but then most 13-year-olds aren’t as determined to succeed as those taught by two Macalester students.
Choosing A College
In this ongoing series Collin Calvert '13 talks to students about how they chose a college.
Wo ist Goethe
The short video "Wo ist Goethe" won in the Macalester College German Department's "Wo ist Goethe" competition in November 2011. It won the awards "Most creative project" as well as the "Student-choice award."
Sneak Peek: The Inland Sea
The Theatre and Dance Department presents "The Inland Sea." Performances begins this weekend but you can get a sneak peek of the action right now.
Of Consulates and Kings
Even Kvelland '12 held two internships, one with the United Nations Development Program in Norway and one with the Norwegian Consulate in Minneapolis.
Día de los Muertos
Student organization Adelante celebrated Día de los Muertos, a latin american holiday to honor loved ones and they pass onto the next world. Traditional celebrations include constructing an alter, which the students recreated here at Macalester.
Macalester College Art Exhibit to Feature Ceramic Artists
New and recent work by ceramicists will be included in the exhibit “Clay Dwelling: An Exhibition of Six Ceramic Artists,” which opens at Macalester College at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, in the Art Gallery, 1665 Princeton Ave., St. Paul. The exhibit will run through Dec. 16.
Fall at Macalester
Before the leaves fall, before the snow comes, we documented autumn around campus.
Research Poster Session 2011
Students present the results of their research to science leaders in the Twin Cities, from Medtronic to 3M to the Minneapolis Heart Institute every year in Olin-Rice.
Macalester cornerback, David Melms ’13, is one of 22 players selected nationally to be on the 2011 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.
Addressing Child Welfare
Children of the World was this year's topic at the International Roundtable. Two students reflect on the experience of responding to ideas presented by leaders in the field of child protection.
Mind and Matter
“Mind and Matter”—is it a cell biology class or a creative writing workshop? Students place their feet flat on the floor, and are reminded to “Clear your head, clear your heart,” then listen to a poem. When everyone is focused, the discussion launches into—neurobiology.
Next Gen Investment Banker
Ajwad Imran ’12 began his senior year in an enviable position—with an investment banking job offer in hand.
Theatre and Dance Presents “The Inland Sea”
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents “The Inland Sea” in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn. Tickets are $7 general admission and $5 for seniors and groups. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday Nov. 11 and 12, and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Nov. 17–19 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. “The Inland Sea” is directed by Theatre and Dance Department chair Beth Cleary. For ticket information, call 651-696-6359.
Model United Nations in South Korea
Political science and German major Tsesa Monaghan ’13 (Mankato, Minn.) took lots of photos at last summer’s Global Model U.N. conclave.
Mac Slams Poetry
This event featured current and prior Macalester students, as well as special guests Rachel Mckibbens and Mindy Netifee.
About Those Midterms
In this bi-weekly video series, Collin Calvert '13 asks students their tips and tricks for midterms.
Macalester College Hosts Speaker on Performance Anxiety
Performance anxiety expert Sian Beilock will speak at Macalester College on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul. Beilock, a psychology professor at the University of Chicago and a former college athlete, is author of the book Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting it Right When You Have To. Her talk, which is free and open to the public, begins at 8 p.m.
"I think everyone fantasizes when they read Harry Potter that they'll get to play Quidditch sometime in their life," says Joseph Frankl '14.