First Jobs

That initial post-college job is an unforgettable part of forging a work life. Eight alumni share their stories.

Features and Articles

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Kofi Annan and Brian Rosenberg in Conversation

During his recent campus visit, Kofi Annan ’61 reflected on current global challenges, leadership, and his own journey.

Global Citizens Spring 2018

Global Citizens

Three seniors—Kevin Xiong, Tasneem Issa, and Miranda Harris— received the college’s Global Citizenship Student Award this spring

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Intergenerational Learning

Anthropology professor Dianna Shandy asked her students to partner up for a semester-long assignment—not with one another, but with women 80–95 years old.

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Coming of Age in the Great Depression

After publishing 10 books as an internationally respected scholar, professor emeritus Calvin Roetzel just wrapped up a new project: his first memoir.

A Slice of Olin-Rice

All summer, Mac’s science center bustled as professors and students dug into collaborative research.

Lecture Notes: Philosophy of Technology

Philosophy professor Diane Michelfelder considers how we shape technology—and how technology shapes us.

Alumni Award Winners

Around the world, Mac alumni reach out, speak up, build bridges, and solve challenges. Alumni Awards—presented each year at Reunion by Mac’s Alumni Board—honor those who exemplify that spirit.

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Alum Leads Men’s Hoops

Now the youngest head coach in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC), Abe Woldeslassie ’08 will hit the recruiting trail this summer to build his first class of student-athletes.

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Reunion 2018

“Coming back to campus reminds me of how Macalester transformed my life into who I am still becoming.”

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Celebrating the Class of 2018

Commencement 2018 was held Saturday, May 12, in the Leonard Center Fieldhouse.