Researching refugee response
When Angela Butel chose to write about Cameroonian refugees for a Macalester class project, she didn’t know that she would be one of the first people to tackle the subject.
A Peek at Public Health
When a meningitis outbreak occurred, intern Alexia Malaga ’14 watched Minnesota Department of Health workers spring into action.
Fossils at the Smithsonian
Alexandra Lawrence ’14 interned at the National Museum of Natural History, creating replicas of 75 million-year-old fossils.
Polyglot Leads Model UN
Model UN leader Ruxi Zhang speaks four languages and has been published in two of them.
Two Views of Cambodia
It was a richer experience when students and faculty from religious studies and economics studied together in the kingdom of Cambodia.
Two new conductors–Mark Mandarano and Mike McGaghie–bring fresh energy to Macalester' performing arts scene.
NSF Chem Fellow Off to Harvard
Andrew Bendelsmith ’13 graduates with a National Science Foundation research fellowship and a Goldwater Scholarship to support his PhD studies in organic chemistry at Harvard.
Educational Studies professor Tina Kruse teaches both the topic at hand and how to navigate life at Mac in one of the building blocks of a Macalester education: the first-year course.
Cost Vs. Value
"Choosing a college is a lot less like choosing a product than it is like building a relationship," says President Brian Rosenberg. Spring brings with it for high school seniors acceptance letters from a variety of colleges and universities. Choosing the right fit can be daunting.
Dreams of Doctoring
Abas Noor ’13 began life as a Somali refugee. As a Mac grad, he’s headed to Brown University’s medical school.
Studio Art Projects
Students in Professor Megan Vossler’s Expanded Drawing and Mixed Media class presented their first projects recently.