Maccolades for September 2022: Writing center innovation, a presidential nomination, theater honors, and more
Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community. Below are highlights from September 2022.
US News, others rank Macalester College among nation’s top liberal arts colleges
Macalester's rankings include 9th for most innovative and 11th in undergraduate teaching by U.S. News and World Report, among others.
Study away in the Galápagos
English major Anna Šverclová dives into an environmental science study away experience on Isla San Cristóbal.
New study examines how social bonds contributed to pandemic resilience in Argentina
Dr. Eric Carter, Edens Professor of Geography and Global Health, co-wrote a paper about social capital and cohesion during the COVID-19 pandemic in northwest Argentina
Macalester presents honorary degree to activist, author Winona LaDuke
The renowned activist, author, environmentalist and parent of a Mac alum was on campus to receive the award and deliver the keynote address for the college’s annual First Thursday celebration.
Maccolades for Summer 2022: Brainy athletes, a Hollywood adaptation, and more
Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community. Below are highlights from Summer 2022.
Connecting Ukrainians to US Employers
Two students aim to connect refugees to work in the United States.
Volunteer Spotlight: Imagining Macalester’s Future
Twenty-three Strategic Planning Champions helped lead the Imagine, Macalester planning process and amplified Mac community voices.
Work Wisdom: David Smail ’87
The chief legal officer at ADT shares lessons he's learned about leadership.
Lecture Notes: Cosmology and the Fate of the Universe
Astronomy professor Anna Williams and her students explore the knowns and unknowns of our universe and beyond.
Values in Action
Each year, the college’s Alumni Awards celebrate alumni who exemplify a deep commitment to Macalester’s values.
How to Succeed in Business (The Macalester Way)
Alumni and faculty reflect on the Mac roadmap that prepares students for business careers and entrepreneurial ventures.
“The Pain and the Possibility”
The Department of Multicultural Life led a group to explore the Civil Rights Movement’s places, people, and lessons.
Driving the Future of Ethical Technology
At IBM, Sara Berger ’10 brings an interdisciplinary lens to imagining better health care research.