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.
Expanding on Einstein
In theoretical physics, Theo Jacobson found that he could work anywhere and breakthroughs came day and night.
Surprises in Synthetic Chemistry
Synthetic chemistry has a way of yielding unanticipated outcomes, and that's the way Scott Pedersen likes it.
Are there sex-influenced factors in alcohol and nicotine addiction? Soniya Coutinho ’19 endeavored to find out.
Diala Abboud learned about volcanoes by analyzing xenoliths, rocks inside other rocks.