An Actor’s Life
From Guys and Dolls at Mac to King Lear at the Guthrie, Stephan Yoakam '75 has always valued a strong artistic community.
Taking on Childhood Cancers
Ian Lock, childhood cancer survivor, now takes on the disease through research and advocacy at the highest level.
Sociology Graduate Receives National Paper Award
The American Sociological Association's Section on Racial & Ethnic Minorities has awarded recent grad Mahala Miller the 2017 Joe Feagin Distinguished Undergraduate Student Paper Award.
Faculty Focus: Ethics, Investments, and Pine Trees
From financial statements to a rock band's business plan, students explore it all in Professor Jeff Evans’s accounting courses.
Macalester receives $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The grant is to expand multicultural, international, and transnational perspectives across campus.
Helping While They Learn
Through internships, Mac students gain real-world experience, from market research for startups to working in public health with refugee populations.
When Anneliese Gest ’17 encountered chemical biology, she discovered her future.
Faculty Focus: Christy Hanson
Global health professor brings real-world experience into the classroom.
Macalester president signs “We Are Still In” statement supporting Paris Climate Accord
President Brian Rosenberg has joined many college and university presidents in signing the “We Are Still In” statement, declaring their continued support of the Paris Climate Accord.
Find out how Macalester is doing on its pledge to become carbon neutral and achieve zero waste.
From Weyerhaeuser to the White House
On the long and honorable political odyssey of Walter Mondale ’50.
African American History
On the remarkable contributions of historian Tsione Wolde-Michael '08 to the Smithsonian's new African American museum.
Researching the Great Apes of Borneo
Cecilia Mayer ’16 reports from the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station in Indonesia.
On campus and off, Legislative Politics students learn how legislatures work and why legislators do what they do.
Ancient Healing and Medicine, a Classics Course
From Hellenistic cults to Native American healers, traditional practices continue to inform today's healthcare and medicine.
Conservative and Liberal Political Thought
Professor Andrew Latham’s course grounds students in the history and fundamentals from both sides of the political spectrum.