Conservative Political Thought
As part of the Big Questions video series, Prof. Latham answers the question: what is the value in understanding a political view different from your own?
Exploring the Cosmos
In Professor John Cannon's lab, students spent the summer studying the origins of galaxies.
Breeding Better Corn
Working with a genomics lab at the University of Minnesota, Kay Lee studied the future of corn farming.
The Art of Analysis
Students in William Hart's "Mormons, Muslims, and American Identity" course learn to apply critical thinking skills to depictions of those religions in everything from high art to children's cartoons.
Improving Imaging Tech
Last summer at the FDA, Spencer Grant used his computer science background to improve MRI patient scans.
A First Research Experience
Last summer, Robert Anibogu dug into evolutionary biology research after only his first year on campus.
Intro to Your First Course
Take a peek inside the classrooms of Macalester’s distinctive first-year courses.
Engaging the Cities
Each summer, 12 Chuck Green Fellows partner with local organizations throughout the Twin Cities to study civic engagement and get involved.
Creating Lifelong Learners with the Support of Mellon Grants
Macalester students and professors engage with communities through photography, poetry, drawing, and film.
Zeena Yasmine Fuleihan ’18 Honored by Nick Adams Short Story Contest
A Macalester senior's short story took home the Honorable Mention in this competitive writing contest.
Sixty Years of Chanter
Editor-in-Chief Zeena Fuleihan reflects on her experience anthologizing Macalester's longest-running student literary magazine.
Professor Penelope Geng Receives Prestigious Fellowship
Professor Geng will spend a semester probing the rare collections of the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif.
Powers of Observation
Out in a field on an early spring day with snow still on the ground, students look for birds as part of their coursework in Ornithology.
The Nature of Sculpture
Stanton Sears's sculpture class "Basic Sculpture with a Dose of Hot Metal" features creativity, concentration, and a little danger.
Engaging in the Digital Age
The course “New Media Theories and Practices” explores contemporary media trends.
The Legend of Sukhatme
After 40 years at Macalester, economics professor Vasant Sukhatme wraps up his teaching career.
Teacher-Scholar Tom Varberg
Over his 25 years here, Professor Varberg has transformed what was an empty room into one of Macalester's most successful research laboratories.
Global Citizenship Awards 2018
Three graduating seniors are recognized for their commitments to service and civic engagement at home and abroad.