Hennepin County Chief Public Defender Mary Moriarty '86 is working to eliminate racial bias in the judicial system.
The Mac List of Life-Changing Books
From War and Peace to Watership Down, Macalester faculty and literary alums discuss books that showed them the world in a whole new way.
Liberal Education is Vocational
A new book by Randall Stross ’76 argues why a liberal arts degree is practical as well as desirable.
Taking on Childhood Cancers
Ian Lock, childhood cancer survivor, now takes on the disease through research and advocacy at the highest level.
Faculty Focus: Ethics, Investments, and Pine Trees
From financial statements to a rock band's business plan, students explore it all in Professor Jeff Evans’s accounting courses.
When Anneliese Gest ’17 encountered chemical biology, she discovered her future.
Faculty Focus: Christy Hanson
Global health professor brings real-world experience into the classroom.
Charting Immigration History
A research team of Macalester students built a digital project for the International Institute of Minnesota.
African American History
On the remarkable contributions of historian Tsione Wolde-Michael '08 to the Smithsonian's new African American museum.
Researching the Great Apes of Borneo
Cecilia Mayer ’16 reports from the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station in Indonesia.
On campus and off, Legislative Politics students learn how legislatures work and why legislators do what they do.
Ancient Healing and Medicine, a Classics Course
From Hellenistic cults to Native American healers, traditional practices continue to inform today's healthcare and medicine.
Conservative and Liberal Political Thought
Professor Andrew Latham’s course grounds students in the history and fundamentals from both sides of the political spectrum.
MCSG President Reflects
"I can't yet imagine being away from this place next year," says student government president Merrit Stüven '17.
Who Is Generous and Why?
In the course Global Generosity, students explore different traditions related to giving and discuss what motivates people to give.
Global Citizenship Awards 2017
Three highly accomplished graduating seniors are recipients of Macalester's 2017 Global Citizenship Student Awards.