Full Circle

Across industries, alumni are working to build more sustainable, circular systems.

Features and Articles

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“Lucky to Be Here”

Georgia Cloepfil ’14 reflects on her professional soccer career in a prize-winning essay.

Tyler Robinson

Finding Common Ground

The September 11 terror attacks brought US trial lawyer Tyler Robinson ’93 onto a new path in international dispute resolution.

Faye Price

Changing the Scene

For actor, dramaturg, and arts leader Faye Price ’77, theater can play a leading role in promoting social justice.

Karla Ekdahl and Alissa Light

Family Tree Clinic Has Never Stopped Listening

A renowned community health clinic that got its start at Macalester has a constellation of Mac connections and a luminous future.


The Professor Who Changed My Life

Macalester alumni share stories of faculty members who transformed them

Kava Garcia Vasquez

Skating Onward

Skateboarding brings big lessons—and big possibilities—for Kava Garcia Vasquez ’17.

Mark Jackson

Global Health Pro Goes Local

The COVID-19 crisis drove disaster responder Mark Jackson ’07 back to lead Ramsey County testing and vaccine efforts

Lecture Notes: Symbolic Logic

"We have a responsibility to try to believe the truth, and logic can help," says philosophy professor Janet Folina.

Dr. Crystal Moten

Lessons from Changemakers

Dr. Crystal Marie Moten delivered the eighth annual El-Kati Distinguished Lectureship in American Studies.

Volleyball team celebrates a win

Big Wins

Macalester volleyball's best season in fifteen years, and other highlights from Athletics

Ernesto Capello

Shelf Conscious: Ernesto Capello

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

Centering Your Stories

A message from the Alumni Board Athletics Working Group

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Books: Winter 2022

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

Volunteer Spotlight: Momchil Jelev ’08

Jelev helps foster the busy Mac community of Singapore alumni.

Laura Rasmussen

Work Wisdom: Laura Rasmussen ’85

Rasmussen shares lessons she's learned as co-owner of yarn and needlepoint shop 3 Kittens Needle Arts.

Hometown Organizer

Sami Banat ’24 is part of a St. Paul commission reenvisioning emergency response in the city.

Celebrating Winter at Mac

What’s your favorite winter Mac memory? We asked . . .

Animal Behavior

Why do certain wolves ‘fish’ but others never learn the technique? This course ask this among other questions to understand how to preserve animal biodiversity.