Biochem Fights Alzheimer’s
Nicole Mandel worked on purifying a protein that helps regulate copper in the body.
How Voters Act
In Political Psychology of Mass Behavior, students explore voter actions through multiple academic disciplines.
Sustainability for Global Citizenship
Students combined class time with a paid summer practicum as teams developed sustainability projects with community organizations.
Front of the Classroom
Lucy Short ’15 teaches 10th grade Honors World Literature as part of the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Brown University.
Sam Naden ’15 landed a job as a software engineer with Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm.
Mariah Carray ’16 traveled to Ghana to help develop social protection programs for tuberculosis patients.
Even before its release, English professor Marlon James’s novel was lauded as “stunning,” “scary and lyrically beautiful.”
Big Data and Public Health
As a data scientist at the Minnesota Department of Health, Akanksha Dua contributed to a healthier Minnesota.
Research Opportunities with Alumni in Science
Science alumni bring qualified Mac students into their labs for outstanding summer research opportunities.
Multiculturalism has long been among Macalester’s chief values—so much so that it has been written into the college's academic requirements for many years.
Crafts of Writing: Poetry Field Trip
Students camped with Professor Wang Ping for their poetry writing course.
Top Prize for PTSD App
Tyler Skluzacek’s team took top prize at HackDC, a 36-hour coding competition dedicated to addressing PTSD.
Ruthanne Kurth-Schai explains the difficulties of creating educational equity — the topic of this year's 22nd Annual International Roundtable
When Fireflies Flash Together
Esha Datta and her team employed a new field of applied mathematics to explore how similar oscillators—like fireflies—synchronize.
Zahrah Abdul-Shakur and Samia Habli stretched their previous research skills and developed new ones through Minnesota’s Regenerative Medicine Internship Program.
Seeing What’s Never Been Seen
Alex Gordon observed and analyzed dwarf galaxies with the help of the Hubble and other powerful telescopes.
Homelessness & Health
Chidyaonga Shalita found community-based research with the homeless to be a powerful complement to laboratory research.
What Mussels Tell
Geology major Molly Guiney snorkeled in Minnesota rivers in pursuit of Plain Pocketbooks and White Heelsplitters—mussels that are indicators of river health.