Professor Penelope Geng Receives Prestigious Fellowship
Professor Geng will spend a semester probing the rare collections of the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif.
Powers of Observation
Out in a field on an early spring day with snow still on the ground, students look for birds as part of their coursework in Ornithology.
The Nature of Sculpture
Stanton Sears's sculpture class "Basic Sculpture with a Dose of Hot Metal" features creativity, concentration, and a little danger.
Engaging in the Digital Age
The course “New Media Theories and Practices” explores contemporary media trends.
The Legend of Sukhatme
After 40 years at Macalester, economics professor Vasant Sukhatme wraps up his teaching career.
Teacher-Scholar Tom Varberg
Over his 25 years here, Professor Varberg has transformed what was an empty room into one of Macalester's most successful research laboratories.
Global Citizenship Awards 2018
Three graduating seniors are recognized for their commitments to service and civic engagement at home and abroad.
The Meaning of a Meal
In anthropology professor Arjun Guneratne's Food and Culture course, there's a whole lot more to food than just what's on the plate.
Making “Organic Metals”
Fernando Marquez's chemistry research seeks to replace toxic metals in electronics.
Singing in DC
The Macalester Choir spent their spring break in the Washington, DC area performing American choral music.
Seeking Treatment for a Progressive Lung Disease
Supported by the Academic Health Sciences Summer Research Program, Aidan Tirpack researched a progressive and fatal lung-scarring disease.
Acting out Ancestry
In Professor Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento's Acting II course, students hone their research, writing, and performance skills while acting out the immigration stories of their own relatives.
At the Summit: Studying Away in the Alps
Makaya Kekoa Resner '19 shares her reflections about the first few weeks of studying abroad in Geneva, Switzerland.
Fish, Crocodiles, and Dinosaurs
Max Deckman '19 went to Montana to collect microfossils--but that wasn't all he found.
Giving High School Students a Voice
Through spoken word poetry, Kiante Miles '20 teaches high schoolers the power of storytelling.
Investigating Autism Spectrum Disorder
As a Data Science Fellow, Tasneem Issa ’18 was part of a team investigating autism spectrum disorder in the Somali community.
Moments of Macathon
Mac’s annual innovation contest challenges students to devise solutions to real-world problems.
Perspective on Pluto
Richard Binzel ’80 helped send a spacecraft to Pluto—and the discoveries amazed him.