The Notes We Shared

The class notes shared throughout the past 150 years provide a window into our lives and our world.

Features and Articles

Hannah Wydeven '09

Fitness For All

At her Minneapolis gym, Hannah Wydeven ’09 has created a supportive culture that welcomes all bodies.

Lilian Vo '18

How It Started, How It’s Going

Entrepreneurship and innovation programs at Mac have helped alumni launch successful careers in art, government, venture capital–and more.

Chris Griffith

Serious Fun

With playful persistence, award-winning puppeteer Chris Griffith ’92 is working to keep the Cherokee language alive.

Dave Maeda

Free and Fair

David Maeda ’87, Minnesota’s director of elections, can’t wait to see you at the polls.

An Annotated Field Guide to the Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area

At Macalester’s “second campus” students observe and learn about the natural world.

Language and Music

Language and Music

In Professor Morgan Sleeper’s course, students learn how language and music intersect to communicate and convey social meaning.

James A. Williams '77

Black Box Theater Named for James A. Williams ’77

Macalester's black box theater has been renamed in honor of prominent Twin Cities actor, James A. Williams ’77.

Unpacking Academic Freedom at Congress to Campus

Former US representatives Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) and Rob Woodall (R-Ga.) visit Macalester for the second Congress to Campus event.

Associate professor of psychology Cari Gillen-O’Neel

Shelf Conscious: Professor Cari Gillen-O’Neel

Associate professor of psychology Cari Gillen-O’Neel discusses the books that have influenced her academic pursuits.

Breaking Records

Men's swimming and diving sets seven school records at December meet.

Celebrating Leaney Field and Bolstorff Court

Two legendary Macalester coaches honored at fall ceremonies.

Macalester Takes First at 2023 Harvard Debate Tournament

The Mac debate team kicks off the year with a first-place finish at Harvard's 2023 Fall Tournament.

Book covers of A Different Trek, America Fantastica, and The Witch of New York

Books: Winter 2024

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

Molly Ahearn

Work Wisdom: Molly Ahearn ’81

Graphic designer Molly Ahearn '81 shares advice about networking, mentorship, and more.