October, 2012

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July, 2012

Omrit 2012

Since 1999, Macalester's Classics Department has taken students and alumni to this important archaeological site in Israel. It's hot, hard work, but they keep coming back for more.

Farm Fright

Adventures in Organic Farming

"Shake the hands that feeds you."

Being Clever, Being Kind

President Brian Rosenberg delivered the following remarks at Macalester’s 123rd Commencement, held May 12, 2012.

Young Author

Just out of college, Lara Avery ’10 will launch her writing career this fall with the publication of her first novel.

Feelin' Surly

Omar Ansari ’92 brings craft beer to the people.

Beyond the Auto

Mac experts predict that bikes, buses, and your own two feet are the transit options that will reign supreme in the cities of tomorrow.

White Bread and Dreams of Perfect Food

Reflecting back on 150 years of battles over America’s bread habits, five dreams come up repeatedly.

The Perfect Meal

Rethinking foodie fundamentalism in service of feeding the whole world.


Jesse Dubois '07 is designing California yards with peas and lettuce.

Chicago's Mr. Chips

At a Jesuit inner-city school for boys, Chris Dwyer ’05 does everything from coach basketball to raise chickens.

Alumni House

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter slept here. So too have scores of famous authors, visiting scholars, prospective faculty, and first-year parents clutching damp Kleenex. Welcome to the Hugh S. Alexander Alumni House, a Georgian brick colonial located at 1644 Summit Avenue.

GIS Consultants

It’s one thing for Macalester geography students to master Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping software in the lab. It’s quite another challenge to apply those skills in the real world, through a partnership with a community organization.

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