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.
Through an internship, Joel Mandella ’14 made it easier for electric vehicle drivers to find charging stations.
Kate Hamilton ’13
A biology major reflects on her time at Macalester and offers a few tips on how to get the most from your education.
Two Lenses on Cambodia
It was a richer experience when students and faculty from religious studies and economics studied together in the kingdom of Cambodia.
Under the direction of Prof. Michael McGaghie, students from various disciplines create perfect harmony in the Macalester Concert Choir.
Anthropology Major Shasta Webb was awarded a William S. Pollitzer Student Travel award to attend the annual conference of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Knoxville, Tenn. this April for her award-winning essay.
Called to Chemistry
Chemistry professor Becky Hoye teaches, conducts research in natural product synthesis, and mentors students in her laboratory.
Head for Math
Maxray Savage ’13 took part in an interdisciplinary math research program and found it so creative that he plans to pursue a PhD in math.
Exploring Pathways in Medicine
Mariah Belgen explored the effects of iron deficiency and the possibility of pairing an MD with research.
In Search of Mermaids
Scuba diving and working with local environmentalists, two Live It Fund recipients seek to protect Sri Lanka’s unique environment in the face of development.
Biotech and Society
“EVERYTHING IN THIS COURSE has shady areas that can be ethically and morally debated. I love this since I can argue for a long time,” says Guillermo Vera ’1.
At the 221st meeting of the American Astronomical Society, only five undergraduates received prestigious Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards; two are Macalester students.