Student activists have long helped shape Macalester policies—and have learned lasting lessons from their advocacy.
The Future of Therapy is…
In the wake of some of the most collectively challenging years of our lives, four alumni practitioners weigh in.
A Look Back at Unfiltered
College is a time of change and growth. Unfiltered is an effort to capture a snapshot of that student transformation.
The Macalester Spirit
President Suzanne M. Rivera on the enduring Macalester spirit that transcends campus, fostering hope, joy, and connections among alumni worldwide.
Falling in Love with Chemistry
Renowned organic chemist Richmond Sarpong '95 delivers distinguished chemistry lecture.
Shelf Conscious: Professor Christina Esposito
Ever wonder about all those books lining professors’ offices? We’re with you.
Caleb Williams '24 earned Division III Academic All-America first team for men's basketball with a 3.91 GPA and impressive on-court achievements.
The Business of Cannabis
Former prosecutor Jim Shorris ’82 now leads compliance at the world’s largest cannabis company.
Room for Improvement
Business owner Zoe Kardasis Sturtz ’96 helps families fall in love with their houses again.
The Art of Costume Design
Theater and Dance Department professor Sarah Bahr offers students a real-world experience in the backstage drama of costume design.
After Macalester: Wise Words from Alumni
Macalester alumni advise recent graduates through the Career Connections working group, helping them navigate uncertainties after graduation.
Work Wisdom: David Bole ’90
The bike shop owner and manager's tips for work success: stay interested, honor your lifestyle, ride a bike, adapt, and be welcoming.
Volunteer Spotlight: Ezequiel Jimenez Martinez ’13
Martinez promotes internationalism and connects Macalester students and alumni through the International Connections program.
James A. Williams ’77 Has Never Let Go
“The seeds for my life got planted at Mac, and that’s why Mac is my heart,” says the renowned actor.
Maccolades for April 2023: Dazzling feats in poetry, human rights, statistics, chemistry, and more
Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community. Below are highlights from April 2023.
Grounding the Poor Farm
A geography course on poor farms channels sociology, history, and other disciplines to shine a light on these localized precursors to modern-day welfare.
Vehicles for Change
Ellie Hohulin '19 looks back on her academic and professional journey so far, including civic engagement at Macalester and beyond.
Jan Beebe receives 2023 Staff Outstanding Service Award
Jan Beebe, department coordinator for the English and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies departments, has been awarded the 2023 Staff Outstanding Service Award.
Professor’s new film debuts at Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
Brutal Utopias, the new film from Dr. Morgan Adamson, chair of the Media and Cultural Studies department, focuses on the foundation of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.