Professor Chris Wells in his new book Car Country untangles the complicated relationships between automobiles and the environment.
Building giant, colorful puppets. Devising complex performances in groups. Listening and learning from each other. These are all essential parts of Professor Harry Waters’s Community-based Theatres class.
Football and Fine Arts
John Verkuilen ’13, a four-year football player for Macalester, also sang in and co-led the student a cappella group Off Kilter.
Hunger Games: The Course
An American studies professor bases her popular new class on a successful young adult trilogy.
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.