Making a Museum
Anthropology students visited one of the Twin Cities' newest museums and learned from its co-founders.
From the Classroom to the Capitol
Students present their research findings at the state capitol, only four miles from Macalester's campus.
The Evolution of Daddy Longlegs
By studying the evolution of mite harvestmen, Professor Sarah Boyer's lab hopes to answer larger questions about the world's past.
At Mac, students both learn from professors and work alongside them on research opportunities—often publishing their findings.
A Lesson From Marlon James, Epic Storyteller
Mac’s writer in residence brings us behind the scenes (and shares an excerpt) of his new novel, "Black Leopard, Red Wolf."
Lecture Notes: The Diversity of Islam
Students explore how the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims interpret and practice their faith.
We Are Here: Learning in the Twin Cities
In more than 60 courses, holding class off campus adds new dimensions to what students learn.
President Rosenberg writes about the crumbling of a consensus about what constitutes reality.
Malini Sharma spent the summer applying her knowledge of neuroscience and computer science to code a robot's brain.
Treating Heart Disease
In a summer position at Johns Hopkins University, Gianna Bortoli gained research experience while seeking a cure for heart disease.
Does who we elect really matter?
As part of the Big Questions video series, Professor Julie Dolan and Paru Shah answer the question: does who we elect really matter?
Writing stories in a political world
As part of the Big Questions video series, Professor Marlon James answers the question: Is it possible to write a story without being political?
Intro to Your First Course – Part 2
Read part two of our series highlighting Mac's first-year seminar courses.
Proving Quantum Theory
Connor Thompson spent his summer studying the peculiar effects of quantum mechanics.
The Future of Mining
Working with Professor Roopali Phadke, Ari Jahiel delved into green energy's paradox—and how a new field of mining might help.
In Search of a Better Catalyst
Over several years of research at Mac, Erika Aguiluz Ramirez made real contributions to medicinal chemistry, and published her first article in a scientific journal.
Students in Professor Mary Montgomery's lab delve into the hidden secrets of embryonic development.