Liberal Education is Vocational
A new book by Randall Stross ’76 argues why a liberal arts degree is practical as well as desirable.
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.
Faculty Focus: Ethics, Investments, and Pine Trees
From financial statements to a rock band's business plan, students explore it all in Professor Jeff Evans’s accounting courses.
Helping While They Learn
Through internships, Mac students gain real-world experience, from market research for startups to working in public health with refugee populations.
Preserving Native American Culture
Abaki Beck ’15 works to preserve the traditional medicine of the Blackfeet Nation.
Class of 2017—What’s Next?
The Class of 2017 is ready to take on the world. See what some of them have planned for after Macalester.
MacConnect: Networking with Alumni
MacConnect trips help students network with alumni in Seattle, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
From Macalester to Mosul
Aid-worker Rick Latham Lechowick ’04 has a newfound commitment to a beleaguered ethnic group in Northern Iraq.
Life in the State Department
From South Korea to Pakistan, Isabelle Chan ’06 works to make the world a safer, more equitable place.
Speculating About the Future
African American Lit professor andré carrington ’03 looks to science fiction, fantasy and related genres for clues to the cultural politics of the future.
Three members of the Class of 2013 come back to campus for a residency and concert.
Resurrection in the Heart of New Orleans
Historic St. Paul's Church in New Orleans was in danger of fading away, but Andrew Greenhaw '06 thought the church still had a lot to give.
International studies major Emily Elkins ’16 helps refugees become U.S. citizens.
Class of 2016—What’s Next?
Macalester's Class of 2016 is off to make their mark in the world. Here's where some of them are headed.
Michael Lee ’85 is helping us understand Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases.
How cancer and a single greeting card helped Emily McDowell ’98 start a thriving gift company.
Young Alumni Entrepreneurs
Fashion, clean energy, home brewing. Young alumni create new enterprises by combining ideas, initiative and determination with the willingness to take a chance.