The Art of Physics
For Qingyang Liu ’14, creating art is the perfect complement to majors in psychology and physics/astronomy.
Mentored by her professor, an inexperienced student was soon synthesizing colorful molecules.
Computer Science Aids WHO
Computer science students design website to support research on Neglected Tropical Diseases.
Virginity from Mary to Miley
Kicking off with Madonna’s “Like a Virgin,” this course explored sexual renunciation from early Christianity to today.
ESPN The Magazine cited Jeremy Roth’s groundbreaking research on steroids in baseball.
Joining Team Chatterjea
Once this biology student saw what was happening in immunology lab, she signed up on the spot.
The Literary Bible
A new English Department course explores the King James version of the scriptures along with the works of other 17th century authors.
Amazon tracks your purchases. Google sifts your email. And Uncle Sam may be monitoring your international calls. Is privacy even possible in the age of the Internet?
Alana Horton re-creates Macalester history in her capstone project, a devised play that moves across the campus, starting in Wallace Hall, heading to the Old Main War Memorial, and ending in the Theater Building’s furniture storage.
We’re No. 1 Again
Per Capita, Macalester Faculty #1 Among Peers for National Science Foundation Grants
Improving Solar Cells
John Graham ’14 worked on cutting edge thin film research for solar cells with physics professor Jim Doyle.
Why Global Health Matters
Christy Hanson, dean for the Institute of Global Citizenship, explains why global health matters.
It seems unlikely that a collection of rocks, acorns, and other natural materials could result in more than random landscape. But at Macalester’s Ordway Field Station last spring, students created art from materials supplied by Mother Nature.
With no answers in the back of a textbook—or even from their professors—more than 80 Macalester students learned science research is messy.
They Found Evidence
It’s 7:30 a.m. and a crew of five students from an anthropology class are headed out with shovels in hand for another day of digging in the dirt at the Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area in Inver Grove Heights, Minn.