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.
Public Health Hero
As a Johns Hopkins- and Yale-educated future surgeon, Cheryl Zogg '11 has always been a high achiever. Now she's on the Forbes 30 Under 30 as well.
Danai Gurira ’01 Is Leading Armies in ‘Black Panther’
Alumna Danai Gurira '01 has been traversing the press circuit to discuss her role as Okoye in Marvel Studio's Black Panther.
Six decades’ worth of couples share how they fell in love at 1600 Grand—and what they’ve learned since.
Perspective on Pluto
Richard Binzel ’80 helped send a spacecraft to Pluto—and the discoveries amazed him.
Alumni illustrate why Mac is a top-ranked school for students who plan to transform the world.
During a remarkable Jeopardy! run, Austin Rogers ’00 won fans in the studio and across the country.
With late-night comedy ratings soaring, Ariel Dumas ’05 has found the perfect time to succeed in show business.
Jesse Geary ’12 helps lead a group that is using the attention generated by the Super Bowl to battle human trafficking.