Studying in other countries was enriching in multiple ways for two Macalester student-athletes.
Determined to find a challenging study away experience, Kendall Van Sistine ’16 spent a semester in Ho Chi Minh City.
Gates Grant for PhD Research
Zoë Campbell ’09 will join a program that helps Tanzanian farmers as she earns her PhD.
Learning in Israel
Ben Shields ’17 explored once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in the Middle East thanks to Mac Classics connections.
Greece, Ancient and Modern
From translating Aristophanes to picking oranges, Kacie Reilly experienced Greece across the centuries.
Nathaniel Williams wanted to study in a country beyond his comfort zone. His choice: Mongolia.
From lions to the Louvre, Mac students see a lot of the world when they study abroad.
Kids Books, Bolivian Style
Kyle Coombs ’14 spent his study abroad semester compiling a trilingual children’s book.
Notes from South Africa
Lucy Kane '15 writes about her experience so far on Macalester's study abroad program in South Africa.
Kate Hehre ’15 (Minneapolis) spent part of January on a Macalester-sponsored trip to Guatemala.
South Africa Sojourn
A semester in Cape Town led Stephen Peyton ’13 to important research—and his life’s work.
New in India
The adventure of a lifetime was in store for Emma van Emmerik ’14 during her semester in Pune.
Farming and Peace Building
During a semester spent at an Israeli institute, one Mac student learned about the challenges of both desert food production and Middle East peace building.
Zinc Roofs and Latrines
Three students worked with villagers in Sierra Leone to build latrines and waterproof roofs, supported by a Davis Projects for Peace grant.