Notes from South Africa
Lucy Kane '15 writes about her experience so far on Macalester's study abroad program in South Africa.
Psychology major and volleyball player Kate Hehre ’15 (Minneapolis) spent part of January on a Macalester-sponsored trip to Guatemala.
Uganda, India, Argentina—Mac’s public health students traverse the globe for their research.
South Africa Sojourn
A semester in Cape Town led Stephen Peyton ’13 to important research—and his life’s work.
Boren Scholar to Morocco
As a Boren Scholar, David Goldstein ’16 went to Morocco’s Atlas Mountains to intensively study Arabic.
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.
When Erin Bortz ‘14 studied in New Zealand, she joined volunteer efforts to help a community still recovering from earthquakes.
When Mark Thomson studied at Oxford University, he expected hints of Hogwarts. But he never anticipated how much he’d accomplish there.
Physics major Chris Krapu ’13 was Mac’s first student to study in Singapore through a new exchange program.
Studying in Siberia
While studying in Siberia, Ingrid Korsgard ’13 combined her interests in health and environmental studies with her passion for Russia.