They Were First

In their own words: six first-generation college students share their journeys.

Features and Articles

Aaron Mendelson

Data Driven

For journalist Aaron Mendelson '09, numbers spark stories.

Tani Prell

Creating Spaces of Belonging

Tani Prell '13 is helping to expand ideas of what it can mean to be Jewish.

Illustration of hands lifting people up

Voices from the Opioid Epidemic

In her new book, history professor Amy Sullivan examines the opioid epidemic’s past, present, and future.

Gary Hines

Golden Sounds

Still led by Gary Hines '74, Sounds of Blackness is celebrating 50 years.

Mary Gwen Owen

Nine Timeless Lessons from “MacDo”

What does a 1965 etiquette guide teach us today?

José M. Mejía Oneto and Sebastian Sanchez de Lozada

Partners with a Purpose

With their biotechnology startup, two alumni aim to improve treatment and quality of life for cancer patients.

Lecture Notes artwork

Lecture Notes: Worlds of Work

Anthropology instructor Hilary Chart explores human experiences of labor, effort, and livelihood.

Bird's eye view of Macalester Involvement Fair

Join the Club

Take a look at nine groups at Mac's annual Involvement Fair.

Omar Anwar

“It’s My Last Chance to Be on a Team Like This”

Omar Anwar '22 is playing MIAC soccer for the first time in nearly two years.

Provost Lisa Anderson-Levy looking into a microscope

Meet the Provost

Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy became Macalester's new provost and executive vice president in July.

Vittorio Addona

Shelf Conscious: Vittorio Addona

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

From Stage to Set

How improv at Mac inspired Hannah Rehak '15 and Nina Slesinger '14's creative pursuits.

Collage of book covers

Books: Fall 2021

Books recently published by Macalester alumni, faculty, and staff.

Larry Dessem

Volunteer Spotlight: Larry Dessem ’73

Larry Dessem '73 currently serves as a Class Agent after a long history of supporting Macalester.

Erin Sindberg Porter

Lessons From: A Problem-Solving Advocate

Erin Sindberg Porter '00 shares what she's learned through her law career.

Mitch Glasser

Mac Olympian

A spotlight on Mitch Glasser '12, member of the 2020 Israel National Baseball Team and All-Olympic Baseball Team.