New discovery about glaciers and landslides could help communities prepare for disaster
An international research team that included Geology Professor Kelly MacGregor set out to examine a massive landslide that occurred on a glacier in Chilean Patagonia.
Honors Project Reflections
Every year, Macalester seniors conduct a wide range of original academic and creative work.
Perspectives on Climate Justice
As part of a worldwide teach-in this spring, a panel discussion used a climate justice framework to envision a better future.
Lecture Notes: Exploring Sensation and Perception
Professor Eric Wiertelak examines how our brains make sense of the world around us.
Professors Look Beyond the Lecture
Macalester faculty members find creative ways to help students learn even the most challenging concepts.
Macalester student receives $30,000 Truman Scholarship
Julian Applebaum ‘23, a junior from Wellesley, Massachusetts has been named one of 58 Truman Scholars for 2022.
Trio awarded “Best in Show” at DataFest
What stories can one massive dataset tell? Over one weekend in March, students dug in and found out.
Professor Bill Moseley is the 2022 Jefferson Award winner
DeWitt Wallace Professor of Geography Bill Moseley is the recipient of the 2022 Thomas Jefferson Award.
Two Students Win $10,000 grants from Davis Projects for Peace
Macalester students Yosan Worota '23 and Alice Bruno '23 have been awarded $10,000 grants from the Davis Projects for Peace program.
Three students receive Fund for Education Abroad awards to help with travel expenses
Macalester students Ikran Noor ‘24, Juan Carlos Pineda ‘24, and Linda Lor ‘24 are among the 123 undergraduate scholars across the country to receive a Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) award.
Two Mac seniors awarded Watson Fellowships for travel abroad
Two students to spend a year traveling the world
Trillium Family Foundation grant supports Mac Project Corps
In January, 110 students completed the second iteration of Mac Project Corps with support from the Trillium Family Foundation.
A Daily Journal, in Drawings
Professor Rivi Handler-Spitz started drawing daily in 2020. Now ten of her comics are part of an anthology about the pandemic.
Exploring the DNA of Successful Startups
Students in this course learn how to turn ideas into startups.
The future of internationalism for the US and higher education
Five takeaways from our March Big Questions series.
New study looks at how coastal ecosystems respond to hurricanes
When confronted by a storm, is it better to be resistant like an oak or resilient like a willow? That’s the long-standing question an international research team that included Macalester professor Christine Sierra O’Connell examines in a new study of the ecological impacts of hurricanes.