Gates Grant for PhD Research
Zoë Campbell ’09 is one of only 16 students worldwide selected for a special program where she’ll help Tanzanian farmers as she earns her PhD.
The Year That Was
Here are the stories from 2015 that brought you delight and pride in what happens at 1600 Grand.
Remember bundling up at Mac in the winter? Wherever you are in the world now, Macalester College wishes you a warm and wonderful holiday season and a happy new year.
When students are asked what they love about Cafe Mac the most, the answer isn't just about food.
On the Cancer Frontlines
In his second summer at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Liang “Adrian” Chang continued cutting edge research into breast cancer metastasis.
Learning in Israel
Ben Shields ’17 explored once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in the Middle East thanks to Mac Classics connections.
Every fall, a couple dozen Macalester students get up well before dawn and drive an hour south to a Buddhist temple to feed hungry ghosts.
Lung Cancer Research
Through Macalester’s Academic Health Sciences Summer Research Program, Alexander Dash worked in lung cancer treatment and research.
Greece, Ancient and Modern
From translating Aristophanes to picking oranges, Kacie Reilly experienced Greece across the centuries.
Asthma and Public Health
Omar Mansour investigated factors related to asthma and received the public health award for Outstanding Poster Presentation at a national conference in Washington, D.C.
Teaching Kids to Write
Hank Hietala '17 teaches kids to write at Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute.
Professor Marlon James chosen as one of 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2015 by Foreign Policy Magazine
Research at Mayo
Lisa Levoir studied the relationship between inflammation and colon cancer as a Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow.