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.
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.
Every fall, Mac geography students take their GIS software skills into the real world.
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. It makes sense that she approaches studying energy efficiency from different perspectives, too.
In this collaborative class, American studies students put together their own on-line academic journal.
Macalester urban geography major Caroline Devany ’13 volunteered with St. Paul’s Frogtown Gardens, helping the neighborhood make the case for a $2.2 million public land purchase.