As Wired magazine’s transportation editor, Alex Davies ’10 moves seamlessly from analyzing New York City’s subway problems to test-driving Teslas.
An Actor’s Life
From Guys and Dolls at Mac to King Lear at the Guthrie, Stephan Yoakam '75 has always valued a strong artistic community.
From Weyerhaeuser to the White House
On the long and honorable political odyssey of Walter Mondale ’50.
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.