Researching the Great Apes of Borneo
Cecilia Mayer ’16 reports from the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station in Indonesia.
On campus and off, Legislative Politics students learn how legislatures work and why legislators do what they do.
Ancient Healing and Medicine, a Classics Course
From Hellenistic cults to Native American healers, traditional practices continue to inform today's healthcare and medicine.
Conservative and Liberal Political Thought
Professor Andrew Latham’s course grounds students in the history and fundamentals from both sides of the political spectrum.
MCSG President Reflects
"I can't yet imagine being away from this place next year," says student government president Merrit Stüven '17.
Who Is Generous and Why?
In the course Global Generosity, students explore different traditions related to giving and discuss what motivates people to give.
Global Citizenship Awards 2017
Three highly accomplished graduating seniors are recipients of Macalester's 2017 Global Citizenship Student Awards.
National Park Week
Environmental studies professor Margot Higgins discusses the importance of our National Parks.
How News Has Changed
"We're at a real turning point in media history," says media and cultural studies professor Michael Griffin.
Two students involved in refugee work while abroad have brought their activism home.
Faculty Focus: Peter Bognanni
"You're going to be a better and stronger teacher if you're using your own truths," says award-winning novelist Peter Bognanni '01.
Presenting Research at the Capitol
Mac students present their regional eco-findings at the state capitol.
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.