Expanding on Einstein
In theoretical physics, Theo Jacobson found that he could work anywhere and breakthroughs came day and night.
Are there sex-influenced factors in alcohol and nicotine addiction? Soniya Coutinho ’19 endeavored to find out.
Diala Abboud learned about volcanoes by analyzing xenoliths, rocks inside other rocks.
Idea Lab Offers New Ways to Learn and Create
The second floor library now features innovative technology, new furniture, and a variety of options for learning and creating.
Faculty Focus: Christina Esposito, Linguistics
When Professor Christina Esposito encountered linguistics, it was transformational.
Videogames and Empathy: a Roundtable Workshop
As part of the International Roundtable focused on Empathy and its Discontents, Ana Diaz ’18, Malik Earle ’18 and Logan Stapleton ’18 look at videogames.
Parade Floats and Giant Puppets
Community Theater under Professor Harry Waters Jr. is active, colorful, creative, and anything but usual.
Finding Pathways to Valuable Molecules
Haruhiko Kuramochi's chemistry research is highly theoretical, but has important implications for agriculture and pharmaceuticals.
Four highly motivated astronomy classmates were awarded REU fellowships as first-year students.
Hennepin County Chief Public Defender Mary Moriarty '86 is working to eliminate racial bias in the judicial system.
The Mac List of Life-Changing Books
From War and Peace to Watership Down, Macalester faculty and literary alums discuss books that showed them the world in a whole new way.
Liberal Education is Vocational
A new book by Randall Stross ’76 argues why a liberal arts degree is practical as well as desirable.
Taking on Childhood Cancers
Ian Lock, childhood cancer survivor, now takes on the disease through research and advocacy at the highest level.
Faculty Focus: Ethics, Investments, and Pine Trees
From financial statements to a rock band's business plan, students explore it all in Professor Jeff Evans’s accounting courses.
When Anneliese Gest ’17 encountered chemical biology, she discovered her future.
Faculty Focus: Christy Hanson
Global health professor brings real-world experience into the classroom.
Charting Immigration History
A research team of Macalester students built a digital project for the International Institute of Minnesota.