African American History
On the remarkable contributions of historian Tsione Wolde-Michael '08 to the Smithsonian's new African American museum.
Researching the Great Apes of Borneo
Cecilia Mayer ’16 reports from the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station in Indonesia.
Preserving Native American Culture
Abaki Beck ’15 works to preserve the traditional medicine of the Blackfeet Nation.
Dear Class of 2017
Our alumni—ranging from the Class of 1967 to the Class of 2016—share their best advice about navigating life after Mac.
MacConnect: Networking with Alumni
MacConnect trips help students network with alumni in Seattle, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
Four Different Internships
Four Mac students talk about the fun and the value of gaining real-world experience through internships in the Twin Cities.
Future McKinsey consultant Sunakshi Wadhwa ’17 took every opportunity to meet and learn from Macalester alumni on her way to graduation.
Plenty of Mac romances turn into lifelong partnerships. We asked Mac couples from five decades to tell us how they fell in love at 1600 Grand.
History Through an African American Lens
While earning a PhD in history from Harvard, Tsione Wolde-Michael ’08 became a major contributor to the groundbreaking new African American museum in Washington, D.C.
Firat Taydas ’92 built his career from a “DNA-level” understanding of coffee and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Two alums have built a career displaying and helping preserve an iconic North American butterfly.
Award-Winning Public Radio Reporter
Native American journalist Brian Bull ’91 reports on stories others might miss.
Wall Street Journal Reporter
From his Manhattan desk, journalist Eliot Brown '06 draws on his Mac history and geography education.
Death Row Investigator
Alumna Ellen Brady ’15 uses what she learned at Macalester to help inmates facing the death penalty.
From Macalester to Mosul
Aid-worker Rick Latham Lechowick ’04 has a newfound commitment to a beleaguered ethnic group in Northern Iraq.