February, 2013

January, 2013

Art, Amplified

Extragalactic Wizardry

At the 221st meeting of the American Astronomical Society, only five undergraduates received prestigious Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards; two are Macalester students.

Why Big Data is a Big Deal

ESPN Uses Student Research

ESPN magazine quoted NBA player research done by Kwame Fynn ’13 and Morgan Sonnenschein ’12.

Digging for Dinosaurs

"My time in Madagascar showed me that important scientific discoveries happen all the time." more

Orchestra and Choir Fall 2012

Macalester Choir and Orchestra performing in fall 2012

Pursuing the Ultrafast

Maggie Molter’s graphene research allowed her to work directly with her Mac professor and as part of a university research group.

Arabic Abroad

Salman Haji’s dedication to his goal—fluency in Arabic—earned him a coveted Critical Language Scholarship from the State Dept. for study in Jordan.

Museum Aficionado

Through recent museum internships, Elizabeth Allen ’13 has blended her interests in history and art and found a new passion for public history.

Becoming a Scientist

Elena Tonc discovers the many paths to becoming a scientist.

Preventing Pain

Nathan Scheiner ’13 investigates persistent pain, seeking to prevent suffering.

Orchestra Tunes Up

Conductor Mark Mandarano leads his student performers in the award-winning Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center.

Picking Bones in Montana

Three geology majors spent the summer studying fossils that tell the story of the ancient wetlands of Montana’s Upper Missouri River Breaks.

Cultural Anthro Class

In this first-year course they learn about communities, anthropology and each other.

Arabic Epiphany

Halfway through his college years, Patrick Snyder ’13 found his true academic passions.

Chinese Twitter

Cerisa Obern ’13 arrived at Macalester already an aficionado of languages. Then she took beginning Chinese, and “I fell in love with the language,” she says. She’s been studying it ever since.

December, 2012

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October, 2012

International Roundtable 2012

The seats were full as speakers from ag businesses and international scholars discussed the future of food.

Exploring Pathways in Medicine

Mariah Belgen explored the effects of iron deficiency and the possibility of pairing an MD with research.

Laser Focus

Andrew Matsumoto ’13 used lasers to study molecules and found chemistry research a fascinating endeavor.

African Odyssey

Hannah Warman ‘13 spent the summer in Rwanda as a student researcher.

Sauropod Summer

We don’t know of another place where we could work with such an important collection of one-of-a-kind dinosaur bones or have ready access to such technology.

Presidential Debate Screening Fall 2012

Cone of Light

Students experiment with the film "Line Describing a Cone."

Twin Cities Theater Connections

Thanks to being located in an urban area with a rich theater scene, Macalester can offer its students plenty of professionals to learn from

Synthesizing Molecules

“My undergraduate research experience in the Brisbois lab will prove helpful in achieving my career goal.”

Frozen Music

Theatre and Dance Department Presents Romeo and Juliet

The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater.

Triple Threat

Summer Science

Latino Poetry Now Reading Fall 2012

Macalester College welcomed gifted and dynamic Latino poets, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Xochiquetzal Candelaria, and Lorena Duarte, who read from their work.

Banned Book Reading Fall 2012

Kids Cancer Research

Studying pediatric skin cancers was transformative for pre-med student Beatrice Brumley ’13.