Wise Words for Turbulent Times

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Features and Articles

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Breaking New Ground in Biostatistics

Suzanne Dufault ’15 applies a biostatistics lens to pressing public health problems, including dengue fever.

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“You’ve Got a Chance to Make This Country Whole”

Mahmoud El-Kati shaped generations of students. He’s no longer teaching, but his work continues.

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Democracy in Action

In last fall’s election season, a new class immersed students in the democratic process.

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Demoya Gordon Makes the Case for Justice

The 2006 alum fought against Prada’s racist iconography—and won.

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An American in Paris

Josh Timberlake ’96 found a career that applied both of his majors and took him on an international adventure.

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Lecture Notes: Rumors in History

Professor Karin Vélez examines how fiction can overshadow reality, even when we have all the facts.

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Global Contagions, Past and Present

International studies professor David Chioni Moore's course explores the "2,600 year tradition of writing about pandemics."

Pain, Rage, and Hope

This year's annual exhibit in Olin-Rice's Smail Gallery is a student-curated display about resilience.

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Protocols in Practice

Macalester Athletics teams followed a strict plan to resume practices safely.

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Shelf Conscious: Susan Fox

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

Creative Stages

"Perspectives," this year's fall Theater and Dance Department show, was rehearsed on Zoom and performed on livestream.

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Big Questions with Professor Sam Asarnow

In November, President Suzanne Rivera talked with philosophy professor Sam Asarnow about how we balance our commitment to the greater good with our desire to exercise personal autonomy in a pandemic.

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Books: Winter 2021

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

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“We’re Here.”

The Alumni Board’s Athletics Working Group (AWG) is finding ways to connect alumni to student-athletes.