Five Macalester alumni and one student receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)
"Critical" languages are those that are less commonly taught in U.S. schools, but are essential for America’s engagement with the world.
Junior Samuel Fleming brings together his love of art with his economics major.
Zeena Yasmine Fuleihan ’18 Honored by Nick Adams Short Story Contest
A Macalester senior's short story took home the Honorable Mention in this competitive writing contest.
Professor Penelope Geng Receives Prestigious Fellowship
Professor Geng will spend a semester probing the rare collections of the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif.
A Q&A with Amy Thielen ’97
The James Beard Award-winning food writer and memoirist discusses food, culture, and finding her purpose.
Powers of Observation
Out in a field on an early spring day with snow still on the ground, students look for birds as part of their coursework in Ornithology.
Macalester student receives Boren Scholarship
Gianna Brassil ’20 will be studying Azerbaijani at the Azerbaijan Language University in Baku, Azerbaijan, next year for six months on a full government scholarship.
The Nature of Sculpture
Stanton Sears's sculpture class "Basic Sculpture with a Dose of Hot Metal" features creativity, concentration, and a little danger.
Five seniors receive 2018 Fulbright Awards
Russell Fillmore-Brady and Carsten Haas both received an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Fulbright to Germany, Jennifer Chung received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Brazil, Andrea Kvietok received a Research Fulbright Grant to Senegal, and Caroline Peters received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Colombia.
Fred Swaniker, Founder of African Leadership University, to speak at Macalester Commencement
Commencement will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at the college.
Class of 2018—What’s Next?
As the Class of 2018 prepares to head off into the world, here's a preview of what a few have planned.
With enthusiasm and a sense of wonder, Carolyn Fairbanks ’91 tackles one of the biggest medical challenges of our time.
The Legend of Sukhatme
After 40 years at Macalester, economics professor Vasant Sukhatme wraps up his teaching career.
Macalester Community Members Receive Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact and Campus Compact
Macalester community members have received three Presidents' Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact.
Longtime Silicon Valley business developer Roya Ansari ’83 is working hard, having fun, and giving back to Macalester.
From solar gardens to electric cars, Macalester alums are working on energy solutions for a more sustainable future.
Brad Belbas, Academic Information Associate for Social Sciences, Receives the Staff Outstanding Service Award
In celebration of the ways your work has shaped Macalester’s classrooms and supported departments, faculty members, and students across campus, we are proud to offer you the 2018 Staff Outstanding Service Award.
Anthropology Professor Olga González Receives Jack and Marty Rossmann Excellence in Teaching Award
The award recognizes “a faculty member who has been identified by colleagues and students as exemplifying the teaching goals of Macalester College.”