Geology Field Trip to Iowa
A dozen geology students dug up thousands of Devonian era fossils—and made an especially exciting find.
Space Through the Hubble
At Kitt Peak National Observatory, Erin O’Leary used Hubble Space Telescope images to analyze galaxies. Soon she’ll present her findings to the American Astronomical Society.
Exploring Health Professions
Taylor Fellowships give students a taste of their own kind of medicine.
Intrigued by a class in structural geology, Nikita Avdievitch ’13 accompanied his professor to Northeast China to study an unusual outcropping of rocks.
A focus on feeding the world and a more informal format means many more students will be involved in this year’s International Roundtable.
Working for Human Rights Watch, Omar El Zoheiry ’13 dealt with the fallout from the Egyptian revolution.
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.