Chuck Green Fellows 2012
For 12 Macalester sophomores and juniors every spring, the final exams and papers at semester’s end mark simply the halfway point for one of their classes.
This summer, Diane Rubin ’13 (Amherst, Mass.) and Jenny Liu ’13 (Hsinchu City, Taiwan) saw firsthand that exploring biology isn’t limited to textbooks in a classroom. Some days it takes waders and wetsuits, too.
Anatomy of a Crime
Within the first 30 minutes of this class, 16 students have already viewed clips from "Psycho," “The Godfather,” and “Silence of the Lambs” to compare the cinematography. They're researching everything from criminal justice to media portrayals of serial killers.
Mathematics professor Chad Topaz is pioneering new methods of teaching in his Applied Calculus and Differential Equations courses.
Building on her campus research with astronomy professor John Cannon, Clara Thomann ’13 was selected for a prestigious research program in Chile.
A Mac senior takes on the challenge of uncovering—and filming a documentary about—the hidden world of Chinese video games.
Every fall, Mac geography students take their GIS software skills into the real world.
Now a business analyst for Deloitte Consulting in Minneapolis, Jessica Baier '12 talks about Macalester's Economics Department and how she found her passion.
In a London study abroad program, Graham Brown ’12 got an eye-opening look at how medicine works in the United Kingdom.
Meet Professor Robertson
Concerns about the world economy dominate discussions over coffee, in classrooms, and in halls of state. Fortunately, there are people like economics professor Raymond Robertson, who provides well-grounded data and extensive expertise to illuminate those debates.
Conducting research for a psychology capstone project, student Ethan Cline '13 found that Twitter users believe they are outgoing.