“The Greatest Privilege of My Professional Life”
President Brian Rosenberg looks back on 17 years at Macalester.
Features and Articles
The COVID-19 pandemic forced unprecedented, and often painful, decisions at Macalester this spring.
“I Like to Dream Big”
Researcher and artist Jaye Gardiner ’11 uses comics to smash stereotypes and engage new scientists.
How to Practice Medicine in Alaska
Heidi Baines '95 on the tools she carries with her in the frontier and beyond.
Points of Struggle, Points of Pride
Charting Macalester's queer history over six decades
Lecture Notes: The Art of Data Science
Statistics professor Brianna Heggeseth talks about her research on diversity in major US art museums.
Legends of the Night
These sleep experts share their best advice—as well as some of their own sleep practice.
Two alumni collaborate to support unarmed peacekeeping in some of the world's most volatile conflict zones.
Macalester’s Next Chapter
Dr. Suzanne Rivera will begin her term as Macalester' next president this summer.
Remembering Jimm Crowder
Alumni and friends around the world mourn the loss of Jimm Crowder, Macalester's director of international admissions for 25 years.
Hunger and Higher Education
Open Pantry strives to combat food insecurity on campus.
Shelf Conscious: Michael McGaghie
Ever wonder about all those books lining professors' offices? We're with you.
When the spring sports season was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, David Palmer '20 was just one athlete affected.
Hatching Sustainable Plans
Macalester's EcoHouse is home to four students committed to sustainability and four chickens.
Brian Rosenberg writes his final Household Words column.
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