New Galaxy Discovered
Erik Alfvin has discovered a new galaxy as revealed in a recently published paper co-authored with Macalester astronomy professor John Cannon and others.
Sociology capstones spanned subjects from religion, racial identity, sexuality, to…twerking
End of life care in the U.S.
Anna Schmitz '14 delves into issues of end of life care for her capstone.
Complexities of Conflict
A popular political science class has students taking on real-life roles in mock negotiations and war games.
Gary Krueger: 25 Years of Comparative Economics
Video of Gary Krueger's inaugural lecture as recipient of the college's Cargill Professorship in International Economics, "25 Years of Comparative Economics: The Questions Don't Change, but the Answers Do," given on Feb. 18, 2014 in the John B Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center at Macalester College.
Publish and Prosper
Mac students work alongside faculty in the lab and in the field—and publish the results.
Macalester’s proximity to the Mayo Clinic and top biomedical companies provides some great opportunities, including the Mayo Innovation Scholars Program.
The Elegant C. Elegans
Nicole Miller '14 worked on the regulation of genes through RNAi in Professor Mary Montgomery's lab.
Meaning of Mixed Race
Macalester sponsors conference on the identities and culture of mixed race America.
By exploring literature, film, and folklore, one first-year class found out there’s much more to vampires than Twilight.