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.
Far From Home
For the Chang sisters, Macalester was an exciting but challenging mid-century respite from the political upheavals of their native China.
Longtime Silicon Valley business developer Roya Ansari ’83 is working hard, having fun, and giving back to Macalester.
From solar gardens to electric cars, Macalester alums are working on energy solutions for a more sustainable future.
Brad Belbas, Academic Information Associate for Social Sciences, Receives the Staff Outstanding Service Award
In celebration of the ways your work has shaped Macalester’s classrooms and supported departments, faculty members, and students across campus, we are proud to offer you the 2018 Staff Outstanding Service Award.
Anthropology Professor Olga González Receives Jack and Marty Rossmann Excellence in Teaching Award
The award recognizes “a faculty member who has been identified by colleagues and students as exemplifying the teaching goals of Macalester College.”
Paired as first-year roommates at Macalester, these duos have lived together ever since.
Spanish & Portuguese Professor Galo F. González Receives Thomas Jefferson Award
The award was established in 1961 by the Robert Earll McConnell Foundation to honor faculty members who exemplify the principles and ideals of Thomas Jefferson.
Teacher-Scholar Tom Varberg
Over his 25 years here, Professor Varberg has transformed what was an empty room into one of Macalester's most successful research laboratories.