After a 24-hour competition, three teams took home the first place prize at Macathon and Funkathon this past weekend.
Four Different Internships
Four Mac students talk about the fun and the value of gaining real-world experience through internships in the Twin Cities.
Future McKinsey consultant Sunakshi Wadhwa ’17 took every opportunity to meet and learn from Macalester alumni on her way to graduation.
Plenty of Mac romances turn into lifelong partnerships. We asked Mac couples from five decades to tell us how they fell in love at 1600 Grand.
Development vs. Environment
Three Macalester Sustainability Fellows worked with the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness to research sustainable development in the Iron Range.
Firat Taydas ’92 built his career from a “DNA-level” understanding of coffee and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Two alums have built a career displaying and helping preserve an iconic North American butterfly.
The Dog Is In
Campus therapy canines come to the rescue of homesick, heartsick, and homework-stressed Mac students.
Macalester holds fifth Macathon and second Funkathon ~ Feb. 24 – 25
One hundred fifty-four (154) Macalester students making up 33 teams will work more than 24 hours non-stop during Macalester’s fifth Macathon and its second Funkathon
Pianist Jeffrey Jacob: “A Century of the Pianistic Cutting Edge” at Macalester Feb. 22
Jacob has appeared as piano soloist with over 25 orchestras internationally and is a noted proponent of contemporary music.
Award-Winning Public Radio Reporter
Native American journalist Brian Bull ’91 reports on stories others might miss.
Wall Street Journal Reporter
From his Manhattan desk, journalist Eliot Brown '06 draws on his Mac history and geography education.
How Daddy Longlegs Live
Raine Ikagawa studied the lives and DNA of daddy longlegs at Macalester's Ordway field station.
In Professor Shilad Sen’s lab, Sarah Pujol learned new software and collaborated in mapping exploratory research in Wikipedia.
Toward a Better Solar Cell
Elliot Weiss and co-researcher Joshua Rollag investigated a unique material that may contribute to highly efficient, affordable solar cells.
Macalester Receives Clare Boothe Luce Program Grant for Undergraduate Women in Computer Science
The award will support Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Research Awards for women who are majoring in computer science.