Meet President Rivera

With optimism, energy, and a bioethicist’s lens, Macalester’s 17th president is leading the college through historic challenges.

Features and Articles

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Silver Lining

With his third startup, Dale Johnson ’69 is salvaging precious metals from outdated technology.

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Confronting History, Panel by Panel

In writing about Emmett Till’s murder, Karlos K. Hill’s graphic novel brings Till to life.

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Map to the Future

The successful Macalester Moment campaign shaped the student experience, today and for generations to come.

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International Forecast

For international college students eager to study in the United States, COVID-19 is just the latest complication.

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Conservation Philosophy

Brady Robinson ’95 is working to protect and restore the great outdoors.

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Lecture Notes: Cognitive Phenomena

How do we learn, remember, and think?

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Equal Harvest

Marichel Mejia ’11 helps farmworkers fight for fairness.

Early-Stage Entrepreneurship

Each summer through MacNest, 10 students learn what it's like to work at an emerging company.

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Team Effort

Macalester athletic teams are finding ways to foster community amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Class of 2024

Get to know Mac's class of 2024.

A Force for Good: Mac Project Corps

Virtual student teams brought a liberal arts perspective to solving problems at local businesses, nonprofits, and start-ups.

Gallery Buzz

This summer, City Pages named Macalester’s Law Warschaw Gallery 2020’s best local gallery.

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Shelf Conscious: Mario Solis-Garcia

Ever wonder about all those books lining professors' offices? We're with you.

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Reimagining the Classroom

For Mac faculty and staff, it was a summer of intense reflection and preparation for various fall scenarios.

Buddy Up

The Buddy System is a new, student-created initiative to create community in physical distancing.