March, 2013

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.

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