Teacher-Scholar Tom Varberg
Over his 25 years here, Professor Varberg has transformed what was an empty room into one of Macalester's most successful research laboratories.
Global Citizenship Awards 2018
Three graduating seniors are recognized for their commitments to service and civic engagement at home and abroad.
Ping-Pong to Astronomy
There are more than 120 student organizations on Macalester’s campus, with an offering for nearly every interest, ranging from traditional groups like the Mac Weekly to a physics and astronomy club.
Macalester Theatre and Dance Department presents its 2018 Spring Dance Concert, Perennial, April 27 and 28
All performances will take place in the Frey Theatre at St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul, Minn. 55105.
Youth Climate Trailblazers
Akilah Sanders-Reed ’16 and Margaret Breen ’20 are using the courts to address the proposed Line 3 pipeline.
Volunteering in Buenos Aires
Isabela Escalona and Emmet Hollingshead enriched their study abroad experience by volunteering.
Making “Organic Metals”
Fernando Marquez's chemistry research seeks to replace toxic metals in electronics.
Seeking Treatment for a Progressive Lung Disease
Supported by the Academic Health Sciences Summer Research Program, Aidan Tirpack researched a progressive and fatal lung-scarring disease.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Dirk (and others still with us)
There are only two performances, Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24, both at 7:30 p.m. Performance is off campus at: Dreamland Arts LLC, 677 Hamline Ave. No., St. Paul, Minn.
Macalester Professor Discovers Parasites Plagued Dinosaur-Dominated Ecosystems
Fossils collected from the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument in Montana provided a rare opportunity to track parasite infestation.
Long-term Research into Immune Response
Rohit Kamath is part of a long-term immunology project in Professor Devavani Chatterjea's lab. His summer research was supported by a Professor Jan Serie Research Fellowship.
Public Health Hero
As a Johns Hopkins- and Yale-educated future surgeon, Cheryl Zogg '11 has always been a high achiever. Now she's on the Forbes 30 Under 30 as well.
The Inaugural Lecture of Sarah West as the G. Theodore Mitau Professor of Economics
An award-winning teacher, West has supervised many prize-winning honors theses and has co-authored publications with Macalester undergraduates.
Macalester College Among Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities
Since 1961, 381 alumni from Macalester have traveled abroad to serve as volunteers.
Fish, Crocodiles, and Dinosaurs
Max Deckman '19 went to Montana to collect microfossils--but that wasn't all he found.
A Burst of Creativity
Over the course of 24 hours, 11 teams strove to create original artistic performances for a chance at a $1,000 prize in the first-ever MacroBurst contest.
Danai Gurira ’01 Is Leading Armies in ‘Black Panther’
Alumna Danai Gurira '01 has been traversing the press circuit to discuss her role as Okoye in Marvel Studio's Black Panther.
Investigating Autism Spectrum Disorder
As a Data Science Fellow, Tasneem Issa ’18 was part of a team investigating autism spectrum disorder in the Somali community.
Macalester alumnus Kofi Annan returns to Macalester for Institute renaming in his honor
Annan, a member of the Macalester class of 1961, will be visiting the campus in May.