Policymaking with Minnesota Capitol Pathways
This spring, several Macalester students are learning about government and building connections around the state capitol through the Minnesota Capitol Pathways program.
New project offers virtual tour of 19th century New Orleans home
Professor Walter Greason explains why the Gallier House in New Orleans’ French Quarter was such an ideal location and what the project signals for the future of public history scholarship.
Lecture Notes: Happiness in the Nineteenth Century
Professor Juliette Rogers of French and Francophone studies created a course about French nineteenth-century thinkers, writers, and artists and their pursuit of happiness.
And: Team-Taught Courses Amplify Learning for Students and Professors
Team-taught courses bring together Mac experts across disciplines to explore the terrain—and sometimes, the tensions—of complex topics.
Live It Fund’s winter participants share their once-in-a-lifetime experiences
From Vietnam to Guatemala to Kenya, Mac's Live It Fund participants identified issues and opportunities, proposed innovative solutions, and lived out global citizenship over J-Term.
Professor Lela Pierce Awarded Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship
Visiting assistant professor of sculpture Lela Pierce ’08 named Jerome Hill Artist Fellow
New research offers roadmap for wildlife conservation and human development to coexist
A new research paper published in the journal Nature Sustainability and co-authored by Dr. Stotra Chakrabarti, a visiting assistant professor of animal behavior, offers new ways to reimagine conservation that incorporate both human needs and the delicate efforts required to preserve biodiversity.
Not Set in Stone
Anthropology students work to enrich a fossil collection at the Science Museum of Minnesota
Reflections on MacConnect 2022
Six economics students reflect on the experiences, inspirations, and connections they cultivated on this fall's MacConnect trip to New York City.
New edited collection aims to fill gaps in Minnesota’s environmental history
Environmental historian Professor Chris Wells co-authored Nature’s Crossroads: The Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota.
Digging Up History
A collaboration with the renowned 106 Group exposes archaeology students to field work and careers in cultural resource management
Class in the Cities
We talked to four professors who incorporated off-campus learning in the Twin Cities into their curriculum this fall.
Four Macalester professors awarded tenure
The professors are Matt Burgess, English; Gabriel Lade, Economics; Getiria Onsongo, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science; and Felix Friedt, Economics.
Analyzing Urban Redesign Projects in Barcelona and Berlin
For Milosz Fernandez-Kepka ’23, this past summer's fieldwork added a new dimension to his research on public urban space.