Five Macalester alumni and one student receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)
"Critical" languages are those that are less commonly taught in U.S. schools, but are essential for America’s engagement with the world.
Junior Samuel Fleming brings together his love of art with his economics major.
Zeena Yasmine Fuleihan ’18 Honored by Nick Adams Short Story Contest
A Macalester senior's short story took home the Honorable Mention in this competitive writing contest.
Sixty Years of Chanter
Editor-in-Chief Zeena Fuleihan reflects on her experience anthologizing Macalester's longest-running student literary magazine.
Professor Penelope Geng Receives Prestigious Fellowship
Professor Geng will spend a semester probing the rare collections of the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif.
A Q&A with Amy Thielen ’97
The James Beard Award-winning food writer and memoirist discusses food, culture, and finding her purpose.
Commencement 2018 Photo Highlights
Commencement 2018 was held Saturday, May 12, in the Leonard Center Fieldhouse.
Powers of Observation
Out in a field on an early spring day with snow still on the ground, students look for birds as part of their coursework in Ornithology.
Day in the Life: Theon Masters
Spend a day with senior economics major Theon Masters, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
And, they’re off
Seniors took a moment after commencement rehearsal to have their photo taken as a class before the big day on Saturday, May 12.
Macalester student receives Boren Scholarship
Gianna Brassil ’20 will be studying Azerbaijani at the Azerbaijan Language University in Baku, Azerbaijan, next year for six months on a full government scholarship.
The Nature of Sculpture
Stanton Sears's sculpture class "Basic Sculpture with a Dose of Hot Metal" features creativity, concentration, and a little danger.
Kofi Annan Visits Macalester
On May 7, Kofi Annan returned to his alma mater—and reflected on leadership, current global challenges, and his own Mac journey.
Out and About
A sampling of the many ways Mac students learned from and engaged with the Twin Cities community this semester.
Five seniors receive 2018 Fulbright Awards
Russell Fillmore-Brady and Carsten Haas both received an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Fulbright to Germany, Jennifer Chung received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Brazil, Andrea Kvietok received a Research Fulbright Grant to Senegal, and Caroline Peters received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Colombia.