To prepare for working in the world’s most populated country, Sam Frost ’13 spent a semester speaking only Chinese.
Politics in Cameroon
Sasha Lansky ’14 (Amherst, Mass.) offerssome reflections on her experience meeting a Cameroonian political opposition candidate.
Music in Milan
Nicole Depolo '13 says, "Studying abroad makes you step out of yourself and your place of origin to better understand all that you previously failed to question."
In a London study abroad program, Graham Brown ’12 got an eye-opening look at how medicine works in the United Kingdom.
Obesity in Costa Rica
Chloe Souza ’12 took home an ACM award for her research on childhood obesity in Costa Rica.
Data Mining in Budapest
Jacob Stein '13 writes about his study abroad in Budapest, where he worked on data mining and complex networks.
A semester doing post-genocide studies in Rwanda was a life-changing experience for April DeJarlais ’12.
2011 Study Abroad Photo Contest
Macalester students see a lot of the world when they study abroad. Here are some of the entries from the 2011-2012 school year.
Finding it hard to pick one study abroad spot, Sarah Krumholz ’13 opted instead to circle the globe, city by city.
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.