What Did You Learn Today?
From butterfly facts to new breakdancing moves, students at Macalester share what they've learned during the course of one day.
Alya Ansari ’19 helped build an award-winning new media installation for an all-night Twin Cities arts festival.
Human Rights Career
From his London desk, Ezequiel Jimenez '13 supports Amnesty International offices around the world.
A Lineage of Chemistry Excellence
Students of professors Dennis Cao and Leah Witus are the academic descendants of a Nobel Laureate in chemistry.
Taking on a Devastating Virus
Kemal Kirchmeier learned to use a variety of tools to investigate the most common congenitally transmitted disease in the U.S.
Stem Cells and Congenital Heart Disease
Surprised by all the tools available at Macalester, Rosemary Cobb used stem cell research to investigate heart disease.
To Improve Modern Medicine
Malik Mays came to Macalester with the goal of jumping into research—and succeeded.
Being a Scientist, Being Yourself
Miranda Harris investigated the molecular side of viruses in a rigorous lab where science meets culture.
This is the second year that professors and students at Macalester have studied freshwater mussels. What researchers learn about their stress levels has implications for river health.
From Neuroscience to Microbiology
Ethan Carpenter gained valuable experience in microbiology doing summer research in Arizona.
Cardiology Research at Johns Hopkins
Amin Sabet gained valuable experience working in the Johns Hopkins cardiology research lab of Mac alumnus Dr. Mark Anderson.
Seeking Better Solar Cells
Yifei Sun explored a new, more environmentally desirable solar cell material.
Eye-opening Vision Research
Ionatan Kuperwajs '18 conducted research at an internationally recognized neuroimaging lab.
Cancer Immunology Research
Her first-year course at Mac introduced Jaclyn Kline to immunology. Her curiosity led her to a summer of research at Mass. General and Harvard.
Geometries of Molecules
Marla DeVault is researching atmospheric chemistry, supported by a Beckman Scholarship.
Replacing Heavy Metals
In Professor Cao’s chemistry lab, student researchers are actively seeking organic replacements for hazardous heavy metals.
Global Cardiac Care
Mac Sustainability Ambassadors Travel from India to Malaysia Exploring the Work of a Twin Cities-based Health NGO.