Assessing Public Health Issues
Students’ GIS research projects explore issues such as health care access in North Dakota oil fields.
Future McKinsey consultant Sunakshi Wadhwa ’17 took every opportunity to meet and learn from Macalester alumni on her way to graduation.
History Through an African American Lens
While earning a PhD in history from Harvard, Tsione Wolde-Michael ’08 became a major contributor to the groundbreaking new African American museum in Washington, D.C.
Development vs. Environment
Three Macalester Sustainability Fellows worked with the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness to research sustainable development in the Iron Range.
Wall Street Journal Reporter
From his Manhattan desk, journalist Eliot Brown '06 draws on his Mac history and geography education.
How Daddy Longlegs Live
Raine Ikagawa studied the lives and DNA of daddy longlegs at Macalester's Ordway field station.
In Professor Shilad Sen’s lab, Sarah Pujol learned new software and collaborated in mapping exploratory research in Wikipedia.
Toward a Better Solar Cell
Elliot Weiss and co-researcher Joshua Rollag investigated a unique material that may contribute to highly efficient, affordable solar cells.
Giants of the Black Freedom Movement
In the course Martin and Malcolm, students examine the lives and legacies of these complex civil rights leaders.
Psychology and Public Health
Community volunteering makes a class on promoting social well-being come alive.
Death Row Investigator
Alumna Ellen Brady ’15 uses what she learned at Macalester to help inmates facing the death penalty.
Making a Museum
A hands-on Mac course examines what it takes to create and operate museums of all types and sizes.
Allergies and Pain
Beebie Boo had an early interest in research. Now she designs and conducts her own experiments, sharing the results at scientific conferences.
Warming Up to Winter
Instead of seeing frosty days as a liability, the Macalester community embraces the cold and snowy.
Four Mac students talk about the fun and the value of gaining real-world experience through internships.
Department of Health Interns
Ilana Budenosky and Ruth Percival worked with epidemiologists to help reduce injuries and fatalities in Minnesota.