Global Citizenship Awards 2016
Three Macalester seniors honored for their commitment to international service.
Macalester students help preserve the memories of Rondo, a historically Black neighborhood in St. Paul.
Mariah Carray ’16 traveled to Ghana to help develop social protection programs for tuberculosis patients.
Russian Art Intern
An internship at the Museum of Russian Art furthered Joshua Sosa’s understanding of Russian history while offering leadership experience.
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.
Understanding the role geography plays in community health led Carey Hert ’13 to play with her food with a Minneapolis community
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.
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.
International Roundtable 2012
The seats were full as speakers from ag businesses and international scholars discussed the future of food.
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.
Global citizenship on two wheels
This year’s Live It grants take students into neighborhoods ranging from the Twin Cities to Ghana, all in the name of putting global citizenship into action.
Exploring Energy Efficiency
Rosie Mate ’12 focused on physics, French, environmental studies, and economics at Macalester. She studies energy efficiency from different perspectives, too.
What A Stranger May Know
"What A Stranger May Know" is a play commemorating the Virginia Tech shootings and was performed by Theatre and Dance majors and Twin Cities community participants.