The Macalester Moment
This targeted fundraising campaign builds on the access and excellence that define Macalester’s foundation.
Start-up Life: Meet Four MacNest Interns
These entrepreneurial MacNest interns spent their summer embedded at fast-paced start-ups and nonprofits across the Twin Cities.
Alum Leads Men’s Hoops
Now the youngest head coach in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC), Abe Woldeslassie ’08 will hit the recruiting trail this summer to build his first class of student-athletes.
Alumni Award Winners
Around the world, Mac alumni reach out, speak up, build bridges, and solve challenges. Alumni Awards—presented each year at Reunion by Mac’s Alumni Board—honor those who exemplify that spirit.
Lecture Notes: Philosophy of Technology
Philosophy professor Diane Michelfelder considers how we shape technology—and how technology shapes us.
Anthropology professor Dianna Shandy asked her students to partner up for a semester-long assignment—not with one another, but with women 80–95 years old.
Three seniors—Kevin Xiong, Tasneem Issa, and Miranda Harris— received the college’s Global Citizenship Student Award this spring
Kofi Annan and Brian Rosenberg in Conversation
During his recent campus visit, Kofi Annan ’61 reflected on current global challenges, leadership, and his own journey.
A Slice of Olin-Rice
All summer, Mac’s science center bustled as professors and students dug into collaborative research.
Coming of Age in the Great Depression
After publishing 10 books as an internationally respected scholar, professor emeritus Calvin Roetzel just wrapped up a new project: his first memoir.
That initial post-college job is an unforgettable part of forging a work life. Eight alumni share their stories.
“Coming back to campus reminds me of how Macalester transformed my life into who I am still becoming.”
A Q&A with Amy Thielen ’97
The James Beard Award-winning food writer and memoirist discusses food, culture, and finding her purpose.
Celebrating the Class of 2018
Commencement 2018 was held Saturday, May 12, in the Leonard Center Fieldhouse.
With enthusiasm and a sense of wonder, Carolyn Fairbanks ’91 tackles one of the biggest medical challenges of our time.
Far From Home
For the Chang sisters, Macalester was an exciting but challenging mid-century respite from the political upheavals of their native China.
Longtime Silicon Valley business developer Roya Ansari ’83 is working hard, having fun, and giving back to Macalester.
From solar gardens to electric cars, Macalester alums are working on energy solutions for a more sustainable future.
The Poetry Promoter
Dylan Garity '12 shares how he turned an English major into a career in the arts with Button Poetry.