Professors Look Beyond the Lecture

Macalester faculty members find creative ways to help students learn even the most challenging concepts.

Features and Articles

Mandi Masden

The Missing Piece

Mandi Masden’s puzzle company fills a cultural gap in the jigsaw market.

Mac to the Future

A longtime history professor asked a generation of students to imagine the rest of their lives.

Where We Lived

In a digital timeline, Andie Walker ’23 knits together a history of Mac’s student housing.

The Power of Podcasting

How alumni and faculty are embracing the medium of audio storytelling.

Mayor Sokhary Chau

A Long Journey to City Hall

In Lowell, Massachusetts, Sokhary Chau ’96 is the country’s first Cambodian American mayor.

Nick Elders

Building a More Inclusive Economy

By digitizing lending processes for nonprofit and community lenders, Nick Elders ’01 is empowering the nation’s small businesses.

Illustration of Japanese food

Lecture Notes: Exploring Sensation and Perception

Professor Eric Wiertelak examines how our brains make sense of the world around us.

Dr. Susanna Drake

Shelf Conscious: Susanna Drake

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

Tournament Triumphs

Mac men's basketball experienced success and fan support during this year's MIAC playoffs.

Book cover collage

Books: Spring 2022

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

“Between Two Maples”

In a new series, the Alumni Board's Diversity Working Group facilitates conversations between alumni from diverse backgrounds.

Lawrence Perelman

Work Wisdom: Lawrence Perelman ’98

Perelman shares lessons he's learned as founder of Semantix Creative Group.

Ten Years of MacReads

Emily P.G. Erickson ’08 created the book club for Twin Cities Mac alumni in 2011.