The Year Behind Us
A look back at the most popular stories of 2016.
Seven Juniors Receive Gilman Scholarship
They represent seven of over 850 American undergraduate students from 359 colleges and universities across the U.S.
Warming Up to Winter
Instead of seeing frosty days as a liability, the Macalester community embraces the cold and snowy.
Macalester names Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship
Dog Days Fall 2016
Four Mac students talk about the fun and the value of gaining real-world experience through internships.
Macalester Alumna Hawi Tilahune Wins Prestigious Rangel Fellowship
The Rangel Fellowship will provide Tilahune with approximately $95,000 in benefits over a two year period, and give her the opportunity to represent her country overseas.
Fall 2016 Week 12
Department of Health Interns
Ilana Budenosky and Ruth Percival worked with epidemiologists to help reduce injuries and fatalities in Minnesota.
2015 Alumna named Schwarzman Scholar for 2018
Anne Gavin '15, a summa cum laude Anthropology major from Mendota Heights, Minn., has been selected as one of 129 Schwarzman Scholars for 2018.
Setting the Scene
A theater class explores the design elements of putting on a production.
When a movie is made from your book, why not be an extra and enjoy the ride?
Be that 10 Percent: Creative Writing with Marlon James
Julia Joy '20 tells what it's like to take a course from Man Booker Prize winner Professor Marlon James.
Fall 2016 Week 11
Macalester professor named 2016 Fellow in AAAS
Eric P. Wiertelak, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Psychology and Director of Neuroscience Studies, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Life in the State Department
From South Korea to Pakistan, Isabelle Chan ’06 works to make the world a safer, more equitable place.
Marlon James Named Macalester's First Writer-in-Residence
Marlon James, Macalester English professor and winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, has been named Macalester’s first ever writer-in-residence. His appointment begins January 1, 2017.
Speculating About the Future
African American Lit professor andré carrington ’03 looks to science fiction, fantasy and related genres for clues to the cultural politics of the future.
Fall 2016 Week 10
After Mac: Class of 2016
Six months after the Class of 2016 graduated from Macalester, we asked a few of the new alumni what life looks like now.
When Adrianna Jereb '18 studied in Mexico, she experienced the quiet mornings and rowdy nights of her temporary home.
A day in the life with Bianca Gonzalez
Macalester student Bianca Gonzalez takes us along for one day in her life at Macalester, from 5:45 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Bodies in the Balance, the 2016 Fall Dance Concert
Performances are December 2 at 7:30 pm and December 3 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater
Two students are on study away in Morocco and are using Macalester's observer credentials to attend the UN Climate Negotiations.
Guided by vibrant peer leadership in their first year at Mac, the women's cross country seniors are making their own mark this fall.
Fall 2016 Week 9
A Fascination with Chemistry
A Beltmann Research Grant enabled Hoang Anh Phan to dig deep into the world of chemistry.
Three members of the Class of 2013 come back to campus for a residency and concert.
The inspirational life and career of Judge Michael Davis '69.
New Muslim Chaplain
Macalester hired a halftime Muslim chaplain who began work this fall.
Making Mac Trans-Friendly
Every building on campus now includes at least one single stall or all-gender restroom
Professor Marlon James spoke at Macalester's opening convocation for the fall semester.
Sarah Jonathan '16 competed in the MIAC conference outdoor track and field championships.
Her Day in Court
Amy Hagstrom Miller '89 was the lead plaintiff in this generation's most critical abortion rights decision.
With three jobs and plenty more to accomplish in medicine and business, Collin Mothupi ’00 is an energetic idea generator.
Why Macalester Matters
President Rosenberg explores why Macalester is necessary.
Seven fledgling businesses spread their wings in a remarkable entrepreneurial incubator.
Gallery for the People
Art meets community in Tricia Heuring's Northeast Minneapolis space.
Fall 2016 Week 8
Supporting Immigrant Girls
Jasmine Nguyen ’17 developed a program to help immigrant and refugee parents support their daughters through the college process.
Demons, witches, devils. Evil incarnate features prominently in English literature of the 1500–1700s.
The Art of Voting
A Macalester art course is using design to get out the vote.
What Did You Learn Today?
From butterfly facts to new breakdancing moves, students at Macalester share what they've learned during the course of one day.
Alya Ansari ’19 helped build an award-winning new media installation for an all-night Twin Cities arts festival.
An Insider's Election Guide
Mac alumni and professors weigh in on how campaigns have changed—and how to make sense of it all.
Human Rights Career
From his London desk, Ezequiel Jimenez '13 supports Amnesty International offices around the world.
Fall 2016 Week 6
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Urinetown: The Musical
Performances are 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, November 4 - 5, Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 10 – 12, and 2 p.m. Sunday, November 6.
A Lineage of Chemistry Excellence
Students of professors Dennis Cao and Leah Witus are the academic descendants of a Nobel Laureate in chemistry.