Where Ideas and Music Meet
A joint German studies/music course gives students a deeper understanding of Western European cultural history.
Three 2016 Grads Become NIH Fellows
Less than 10 percent of applicants are selected. Three grads tell how Mac helped them grow as researchers.
Macalester once had nursery school kids playing and learning at the Miss Stella Wood Center.
President Rosenberg congratulating a Class of 2016 graduate. This column is drawn from remarks he made at that May 14 Commencement ceremony.
Gender and Political Media
A political science major Rose Allen's honors project explores how gender affects media coverage in the current presidential race.
Mapping North Minneapolis
Mac geography students partnered with a local organization to tell a story using maps.
Publishing with Professors
From topics as varied as childhood obesity in Mexico to the discovery of new galaxies, Macalester students research with faculty and publish the results.
A dozen lucky Mac students are learning about campaigning firsthand during an election year.
From Newborns to Seniors: Anthropology in Action
Andrea Grimaldi ’16 utilizes her anthropology skills daily at Centro, an organization she connected with two years ago as a Chuck Green Fellow.
Frogtown Community Radio
Through radio, Jon Riddle ’16 aims to build community and reduce the digital divide in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood
Why Keeping Up Matters: The Kardashians as a Reflection of Society
For her American studies capstone, Selena Pruitt ’16 watched "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" to uncover insights into “the best and worst” of American culture.
From Eden to the Apocalypse
English professor Benjamin Voigt’s class takes an unconventional approach to environmental literature.
Adopted from China
In her one-woman show, Julia Gay ’16 explores the love and the loss of being born Chinese and growing up in the West.
Math Takes on Game of Thrones
A capstone mathematical analysis of Game of Thrones grabbed worldwide attention.
Class of 2016—What’s Next?
Macalester's Class of 2016 is off to make their mark in the world. Here's where some of them are headed.
The First-Year Course
For incoming students, the first-year course combines a traditional class with a special focus on adjusting to life at Mac.
No living conditions are too tough for visiting scholar Stephanie Farmer ’08 as she races to learn the dying tongues of the Amazon.
Tales of a Baby Dinosaur
Groundbreaking research on baby dinosaur bones tells us about the early life of giant sauropods who walked the earth 67 million years ago.