Unfiltered: Spring 2020
Each semester, we ask several students from the Class of 2023 five simple questions.
Geography students analyze a pandemic IRL and collect evidence for future generations.
2020 Commencement Address by Marlon James
Read and watch video of the full Macalester Commencement 2020 speech by Marlon James.
Macalester’s Next Chapter
Dr. Suzanne Rivera will begin her term as Macalester' next president this summer.
With encouragement, modest tools, and a DIY spirit, students are making beautiful art from home.
Geology professor’s rare fossil discovery in Madagascar featured in scientific journal Nature
The paper details the discovery of a new mammalian fossil in the Mahajanga Basin in Madagascar.
Macalester Senior Awarded Watson Fellowship
Each of the 47 recipients from this year’s class of Watson Fellows receives a one-year grant of $36,000 to pursue original projects outside the United States.
Global Citizenship Student Awards 2020
This spring, three seniors were honored for their commitment to global values.
Lecture Notes: The Art of Data Science
Statistics professor Brianna Heggeseth talks about her research on diversity in major US art museums.
Two alumni collaborate to support unarmed peacekeeping in some of the world's most volatile conflict zones.
Legends of the Night
These sleep experts share their best advice—as well as some of their own sleep practice.
“The Greatest Privilege of My Professional Life”
President Brian Rosenberg looks back on 17 years at Macalester.
How to Practice Medicine in Alaska
Heidi Baines '95 on the tools she carries with her in the frontier and beyond.