Lecture Notes: Philosophy of Technology
Philosophy professor Diane Michelfelder considers how we shape technology—and how technology shapes us.
And, they’re off
Seniors took a moment after commencement rehearsal to have their photo taken as a class before the big day on Saturday, May 12.
Kofi Annan Visits Macalester
On May 7, Kofi Annan returned to his alma mater—and reflected on leadership, current global challenges, and his own Mac journey.
Teacher-Scholar Tom Varberg
Over his 25 years here, Professor Varberg has transformed what was an empty room into one of Macalester's most successful research laboratories.
Making “Organic Metals”
Fernando Marquez's chemistry research seeks to replace toxic metals in electronics.
Seeking Treatment for a Progressive Lung Disease
Supported by the Academic Health Sciences Summer Research Program, Aidan Tirpack researched a progressive and fatal lung-scarring disease.
Long-term Research into Immune Response
Rohit Kamath is part of a long-term immunology project in Professor Devavani Chatterjea's lab. His summer research was supported by a Professor Jan Serie Research Fellowship.
Postcards from Seoul
Rachel Wong '19 learned far more than coursework required during her semester in Seoul.
Seeking a Better LED
In the Professor James Heyman's lab, Dona Pantova researched a new material for LEDs for tech firm Lightwave Photonics.
Jesse Geary ’12 helps lead a group that is using the attention generated by the Super Bowl to battle human trafficking.
Inspired by Research
As an HHMI Young Researcher, Melissa Kingue '20 learned her way around two labs--developmental biology and immunology.
Faculty Focus: Alan Chapman, Geology
Rock of the Week and a trip to the Midcontinent Rift are just two ways Professor Alan Chapman's students investigate geology.
The Sticky Rice Project
Lilian Vo '18 bridged generations in Seattle's Vietnamese community through cooking classes.
Teaching TurtleBot to Travel
Kayla Beckham '19 helped a TurtleBot robot learn to navigate and travel on its own.
A Global Feast
Macalester welcomes new United World College students at it's annual dinner celebration.
During the first half of fall semester, students busily penned their thoughts on whiteboards in the library.