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.
Giants of the Black Freedom Movement
In the course Martin and Malcolm, students examine the lives and legacies of these complex civil rights leaders.
Macalester receives grant from Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation for Entrepreneurial Internships
The project, entitled “Into Action: Entrepreneurship at Macalester College,” will be overseen by Kate Ryan Reiling ’00, Entrepreneur in Residence, and Michael Porter, Director of the Internship Program.
Macalester Grants Tenure to Seven Faculty Members
Macalester College has granted tenure status to the following seven faculty members: Zeynep Devrim Gürsel, Rivi Handler-Spitz, William Hart, Andrea Kaston Tange, Mark Mandarano, J. Ernesto Ortiz-Díaz, and Karin Vélez
Macalester Theatre and Dance and Music Departments co-present an interdisciplinary production of Medea
Performances are February 17 and 18, at 8 p.m.
Psychology and Public Health
Community volunteering makes a class on promoting social well-being come alive.
Apple Strata to Financial Statements
Jacob Burke was exposed to all aspects of the business when he interned at Buddy’s Kitchen under alumnus Dave Smith ’80, CEO.
Death Row Investigator
Alumna Ellen Brady ’15 uses what she learned at Macalester to help inmates facing the -death penalty.
Making a Museum
A hands-on Mac course examines what it takes to create and operate museums of all types and sizes.
Football Renaissance Man
Forest Redlin '17 made an impact on the Mac football program, on and off the field.
Allergies and Pain
Beebie Boo had an early interest in research. Now she designs and conducts her own experiments, sharing the results at scientific conferences.
From Macalester to Mosul
Aid-worker Rick Latham Lechowick ’04 has a newfound commitment to a beleaguered ethnic group in Northern Iraq.