Voices from the Opioid Epidemic
In her new book, history professor Amy Sullivan examines the opioid epidemic’s past, present, and future.
Macalester College inaugurates Dr. Suzanne M. Rivera as its 17th president
On October 9, 2021, Macalester formally inaugurated Dr. Suzanne M. Rivera as the college’s 17th president.
Macalester Selects New Dean of Students
Dr. Kathryn Kay Coquemont will become the college’s Associate Vice President and Dean of Students. She will begin her new role January 2022.
Pres. Rivera named to board of College Possible
President Suzanne Rivera has been named to the national board of directors of College Possible, a national college access and success nonprofit.
Maccolades for September 2021: Mac at the UN, a new textbook, and students recognized for caring
Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community.
Four bright Mac students work to expand the potential of a groundbreaking medical device.
Exploring the Startup Ecosystem
MacNest summer interns are leaning in and making things happen at Twin Cities startups.
Chuck Green fellows put their ideas into action at community-based organizations across the Twin Cities.
Research Review: Dinosaur eggshells
Two students look at fragments of eggshells to understand life some 75 million years ago.
Research Review: Dear River,
Three students ask the community, "What are your hopes for the Mississippi River?"
Research Review: Arachnids aren’t always spiders
Four students examine the genome of one of nature's smallest arachnids.
Pres. Rivera named to national advisory board for college-access non-profit
Macalester College President Suzanne Rivera will be joining other university presidents, CEOs, a former state secretary of education, and nonprofit leaders from across the country as a founding member of a National Advisory Board that will help a Delaware-based college-access organization expand the reach of its work to empower Black, Latino, and low-income students.
Volunteer Spotlight: Burke Strickland
Burke Strickland '69 supports engagement as Mac's Houston regional chapter lead.
Bridging the Gap
The aim of this “radical centrist” is to get people talking—and listening—to one another.
Kai Akimoto '22 applied lessons from his Macalester football experience to digitizing Guam's COVID-19 testing process.