Engaging the Cities
Each summer, 12 Chuck Green Fellows partner with local organizations throughout the Twin Cities to study civic engagement and get involved.
Beyond Blood and Skin
Macalester students lead many panels at the International Roundtable. This year, that includes one on what it means to be Native in 2018.
Out and About
A sampling of the many ways Mac students learned from and engaged with the Twin Cities community this semester.
From solar gardens to electric cars, Macalester alums are working on energy solutions for a more sustainable future.
Global Citizenship Awards 2018
Three graduating seniors are recognized for their commitments to service and civic engagement at home and abroad.
Youth Climate Trailblazers
Akilah Sanders-Reed ’16 and Margaret Breen ’20 are using the courts to address the proposed Line 3 pipeline.
Volunteering in Buenos Aires
Isabela Escalona and Emmet Hollingshead enriched their study abroad experience by volunteering.
Giving High School Students a Voice
Through spoken word poetry, Kiante Miles '20 teaches high schoolers the power of storytelling.
MacNest Interns Test Their Wings at Startups
It's a win-win when students and startups work together, sharing skills and experience as part of MacNest.
Food, Agriculture, and Female Farmers in Burkina Faso
Julia Morgan ’18, Millie Varley ’18, and geography professor Bill Moseley researched food security and diet diversity in Burkina Faso.
Beyond the Bubble
Through the Off-Campus Student Employment program, students can earn their work-study financial aid in community non-profits.
Working for Reproductive Justice
Rosemary Laine '19 combined her interests in history and public health as a Taylor Public Health Fellow at Pro-Choice Resources.
Global Math Innovator
In October, at Clinton Global Initiative University, Cuauhtemoc Cruz Herrera ’19 presents his innovation to help Mexican math students excel.
Chuck Green Fellows in the Community
Chuck Green Fellows work with community partners in addressing real-world problems.
Taking on Childhood Cancers
Ian Lock, childhood cancer survivor, now takes on the disease through research and advocacy at the highest level.
A Voice on Community Desires and Sustainable Technology
Environmental studies professor Roopali Phadke has become a local and national voice on community engagement and sustainable energy technology.
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.
Faculty Focus: Christy Hanson
Global health professor brings real-world experience into the classroom.
Find out how Macalester is doing on its pledge to become carbon neutral and achieve zero waste.