After Macalester: Wise Words from Alumni
Macalester alumni advise recent graduates through the Career Connections working group, helping them navigate uncertainties after graduation.
Work Wisdom: David Bole ’90
The bike shop owner and manager's tips for work success: stay interested, honor your lifestyle, ride a bike, adapt, and be welcoming.
Volunteer Spotlight: Ezequiel Jimenez Martinez ’13
Martinez promotes internationalism and connects Macalester students and alumni through the International Connections program.
James A. Williams ’77 Has Never Let Go
“The seeds for my life got planted at Mac, and that’s why Mac is my heart,” says the renowned actor.
Maccolades for April 2023: Dazzling feats in poetry, human rights, statistics, chemistry, and more
Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community. Below are highlights from April 2023.
Grounding the Poor Farm
A geography course on poor farms channels sociology, history, and other disciplines to shine a light on these localized precursors to modern-day welfare.
Jan Beebe receives 2023 Staff Outstanding Service Award
Jan Beebe, department coordinator for the English and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies departments, has been awarded the 2023 Staff Outstanding Service Award.
Professor’s new film debuts at Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
Brutal Utopias, the new film from Dr. Morgan Adamson, chair of the Media and Cultural Studies department, focuses on the foundation of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.
Theater professor helps bring first-ever Hmong opera to life
Professor Mina Kinukawa, who is head of the Design and Technologies of Performance minor in the Theater and Dance Department, served as the production’s scenic designer.
United World Colleges leader will be keynote speaker for 2023 Commencement
Macalester College is pleased to announce that Faith Abiodun will be the keynote speaker for the 2023 Commencement ceremony. Abiodun will also receive an honorary degree.
Professor Satoko Suzuki is the 2023 Jefferson Award recipient
The award was established in 1961 by the Robert Earll McConnell Foundation to honor members of the Macalester community who exemplify the principles and ideals of the third President of the United States.
Learning in the City
We talked with three professors whose spring classes include Twin Cities connections.
Local News Media Institutions
A class gives students a more nuanced understanding of the media landscape, drawing on the abundance of local news organizations and community media in the Twin Cities.
Macalester student among 12 selected for Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship
The program offers opportunities for student leaders of color to study social justice leadership across the globe.
Helping businesses tell their story
Ethan Hyslop '23 has been a strategy intern at the Superhuman Agency since the summer of his junior year.
Maccolades for March 2023: World’s largest history prize, a globe-trotting fellowship, a season to remember, and more
Maccolades is a monthly round-up of the most recent accolades and accomplishments earned by members of the Macalester community. Below are highlights from March 2023.
Policymaking with Minnesota Capitol Pathways
This spring, several Macalester students are learning about government and building connections around the state capitol through the Minnesota Capitol Pathways program.
New project offers virtual tour of 19th century New Orleans home
Professor Walter Greason explains why the Gallier House in New Orleans’ French Quarter was such an ideal location and what the project signals for the future of public history scholarship.