A Q&A with Amy Thielen ’97
The James Beard Award-winning food writer and memoirist discusses food, culture, and finding her purpose.
Celebrating the Class of 2018
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.
Fred Swaniker, Founder of African Leadership University, to speak at Macalester Commencement
Commencement will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at the college.
What does global citizenship really look like? Students share photos from around the planet trying to answer that question.
Class of 2018—What’s Next?
As the Class of 2018 prepares to head off into the world, here's a preview of what a few have planned.
Engaging in the Digital Age
The course “New Media Theories and Practices” explores contemporary media trends.
With enthusiasm and a sense of wonder, Carolyn Fairbanks ’91 tackles one of the biggest medical challenges of our time.
The Legend of Sukhatme
After 40 years at Macalester, economics professor Vasant Sukhatme wraps up his teaching career.
Macalester Community Members Receive Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact and Campus Compact
Macalester community members have received three Presidents' Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact.