Three standout students were finalists for Mac’s 2012 Global Citizenship Student Award.
Costa Rican Medical Odyssey
Allison Gottwalt ’13 wanted to study in a Spanish-speaking country and advance her premed preparation. In Costa Rica, she did both—and had the time of her life.
Ezequiel Jimenez Martinez ’13 gained knowledge of global law during a semester in the Netherlands.
After spending two years in Swaziland before college, Rachel Mueller ‘13 was happy to return to Africa, where she devoted a semester to studying music and spirituality in Senegal.
Arab Spring Break
Jordan was quieter than most of the Middle East last spring, but life there was still an eye-opener for Sidney Ainkorn ’12.
Mo’rocking the Suburbs
Tyler Martinson ’12 studied medical care in Morocco while immersing himself in its many cultures and languages.
Springtime in Paris
While studying abroad in the City of Light, Kerry Alexander ’12 learned as much from her job as from her books.
Jesse Geary '12 studied abroad in Mongolia, spending several months living in a yurt and herding goats and yaks.
Laura Holt spent the entire month in fabulous San Igancio City, in the Cayo District of Belize. She was participating in a field school run by Dr. Terry Powis of Kennesaw State University.
Two Sides of Cape Town
When Will Chilton ’11 studied abroad in South Africa, he was prepared for the contrast in wealth, but another cultural difference caught him by surprise.
Mac DNA – Jamila Humphrie
Jamila Humphrie '11 was awarded a Fulbright grant to Brazil. Here, she talks about how her experiences at Macalester gave her that opportunity.
Krista Moore ’10 studied abroad in Tunisia, worked for former President Jimmy Carter in Atlanta, and will soon begin graduate school in France.
Jamila Humphrie Receives Fulbright Award to Brazil
Jamila Humphrie, of Seattle, Wash., has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Brazil. Humphrie will graduate at Macalester College’s 122nd commencement on May 14, 2011.
What’s Your Favorite Mac Tradition?
Collin Calvert '13 hits the Macalester 'streets' to ask students, 'Who is your favorite professor?'
Emma Locatelli '11 spent a semester studying geology and music in Cork, Ireland. She is now at Yale University, pursuing a PhD in geology.
The new community and global health concentration is fast becoming popular with students. So is taking a term abroad to further explore that subject. Here are the stories of three students who did.