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.
Be that 10 Percent: Creative Writing with Marlon James
Julia Joy '20 tells what it's like to take a course from Man Booker Prize winner Professor Marlon James.
Speculating About the Future
African American Lit professor andré carrington ’03 looks to science fiction, fantasy and related genres for clues to the cultural politics of the future.
After Mac: Class of 2016
Six months after the Class of 2016 graduated from Macalester, we asked a few of the new alumni what life looks like now.
When Adrianna Jereb '18 studied in Mexico, she experienced the quiet mornings and rowdy nights of her temporary home.
A day in the life with Bianca Gonzalez
Macalester student Bianca Gonzalez takes us along for one day in her life at Macalester, from 5:45 a.m. to 11 p.m.
A Fascination with Chemistry
A Beltmann Research Grant enabled Hoang Anh Phan to dig deep into the world of chemistry.