Mapping North Minneapolis
Mac geography students partnered with a local organization to tell a story using maps.
International studies major Emily Elkins ’16 helps refugees become U.S. citizens.
A dozen lucky Mac students learned about campaigning firsthand during an election year.
Two students from Macalester—Molly Stark-Ragsdale ’17 and Hoai-Nam Bui ’17—took part in a SEA Semester.
Vietnam War, Revisited
A campus symposium looks back on the ’60s peace movement.
Global Citizenship Awards 2016
Three Macalester seniors honored for their commitment to international service.
Making an Impact
Macalester was named No. 2 by Princeton Review for graduating students who make a difference.
Psychology class creates health ad campaigns directed at their fellow students.
Macalester students help preserve the memories of Rondo, a historically Black neighborhood in St. Paul.
Five students present academic findings at the Museum of Russian Art.
Peace Corps Producer
For the third year in a row, Macalester is a top sender of Peace Corps volunteers.
Excavating Community Knowledge
An educational studies professor empowers young people of color by making them researchers.
Every fall, a couple dozen Macalester students get up before dawn and drive an hour south to a Buddhist temple to feed hungry ghosts.
An affinity for hands-on, project-based learning took Max Cady '10 to the rainforest outside Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Mariah Carray ’16 traveled to Ghana to help develop social protection programs for tuberculosis patients.
Ruthanne Kurth-Schai explains the difficulties of creating educational equity—the topic of this year's 22nd Annual International Roundtable.
Russian Art Intern
An internship at the Museum of Russian Art furthered Joshua Sosa’s understanding of Russian history while offering leadership experience.
The annual Taste of Service and Involvement Fair was held on Friday, September 11.
Education in a Globalized World
Macalester hosts its 22nd annual International Roundtable with the theme, “Education in a Globalized World: Equity, Diversity and Civic Participation,” from Oct. 7-10.
Climate Change & the City
This summer, Macalester environmental studies professors and students worked on climate-adaptation projects across St. Paul.
Global Citizenship Awards
2015 Global Citizenship Student Awards recognize outstanding work with communities near and far.
Thanks to the Winter Mann-Hill Fellowships, every winter break there are students out in the world exploring career interests in health care or medicine.
Education Rock Stars
Global Citizens 2014
Three students share Mac’s Global Citizenship Student Award. Building on their Chuck Green fellowship experience, Zack Avre '14 and Jocelyne Cardona '14 emerged as campus leaders and were two of the recipients.
Understanding the role geography plays in community health led Carey Hert ’13 to play with her food with a Minneapolis community
Three Weeks for America
While helping under-resourced schools, Christian Smith ’15 and Katie Soo ’13 also tested their own interest in teaching.
Dreams of Doctoring
Abas Noor ’13 began life as a Somali refugee. As a Mac grad, he’s headed to Brown University’s medical school.
Two Lenses on Cambodia
It was a richer experience when students and faculty from religious studies and economics studied together in the kingdom of Cambodia.
In Search of Mermaids
Scuba diving and working with local environmentalists, two Live It Fund recipients seek to protect Sri Lanka’s unique environment in the face of development.
Saving New Mexican Skies
International Roundtable 2012
The seats were full as speakers from ag businesses and international scholars discussed the future of food.
Six Reasons For Political Optimism
Live It Fund Presentations Fall 2012
Chuck Green Fellows 2012
For 12 Macalester sophomores and juniors every spring, the final exams and papers at semester’s end mark simply the halfway point for one of their classes.
Stone's Throw Urban Farm
Alex Liebman ’12 and Emily Hanson ’11, with four partners, have turned 15 vacant city lots into Stone’s Throw Urban Farm, where they are growing an abundance of fresh, delicious vegetables.
Back in march, Andrew Ojeda ’13 (Fresno, Calif.) called his mother with an unusual request for a college student: It was caucus day in Minnesota, he wanted to run for office, and he was wondering if she would support his decision.
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.
In this new Macalester class, students learn to weave art into the community.