“Minding the Wild: An Evening of Poetry and Discussion” with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder
The 2018 Engel-Morgan-Jardetzky Distinguished Lecture on Science, Culture and Ethics – Wednesday October 17
The 2018 International Roundtable: October 11–13
Macalester College presents its 25th annual International Roundtable with the theme, “Beyond Blood and Skin: The Global Production and Consequences of Race and Racisms”
Start-up Life: Meet Four MacNest Interns
These entrepreneurial MacNest interns spent their summer embedded at fast-paced start-ups and nonprofits across the Twin Cities.
Inaugural Lecture of R. Brooke Lea as DeWitt Wallace Professor of Psychology
The talk is titled, “The Red Wheelbarrow: An English Major’s Trip from Poetry to Psycholinguistics and Back.”
Nine tenure-track professors join Macalester faculty this fall
The new tenure-track faculty members are: Matthew Burgess, English, Brianna Heggeseth, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Mary Heskel, Biology, Morgan Jerald, Psychology, Abigail Marsh, Lauren Milne, and Leslie Myint, all Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Robin Shields-Cutler, Biology, and Morgan Sleeper ‘11,
Claudia Rankine to speak at First Thursday
First Thursday is 11:30 a.m., September 6, 2018, in the Leonard Center’s Alumni Gymnasium.
Macalester student awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad
Marie Crane ’20, from Tunis, Tunisia, is one of 835 American undergraduate students from 310 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the scholarship to study or intern abroad during the fall of 2018 or the 2018-2019 academic year.
Creating Lifelong Learners with the Support of Mellon Grants
Macalester students and professors engage with communities through photography, poetry, drawing, and film.
Wild at Heart
Each year, Macalester's student-run Outing Club sends undergrads on adventures throughout the country, from kayaking on the Mississippi to dogsledding in the Boundary Waters.
Alum Leads Men’s Hoops
Now the youngest head coach in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC), Abe Woldeslassie ’08 will hit the recruiting trail this summer to build his first class of student-athletes.
Alumni Award Winners
Around the world, Mac alumni reach out, speak up, build bridges, and solve challenges. Alumni Awards—presented each year at Reunion by Mac’s Alumni Board—honor those who exemplify that spirit.
Lecture Notes: Philosophy of Technology
Philosophy professor Diane Michelfelder considers how we shape technology—and how technology shapes us.
Anthropology professor Dianna Shandy asked her students to partner up for a semester-long assignment—not with one another, but with women 80–95 years old.
Three seniors—Kevin Xiong, Tasneem Issa, and Miranda Harris— received the college’s Global Citizenship Student Award this spring
Kofi Annan and Brian Rosenberg in Conversation
During his recent campus visit, Kofi Annan ’61 reflected on current global challenges, leadership, and his own journey.
A Slice of Olin-Rice
All summer, Mac’s science center bustled as professors and students dug into collaborative research.
Coming of Age in the Great Depression
After publishing 10 books as an internationally respected scholar, professor emeritus Calvin Roetzel just wrapped up a new project: his first memoir.
That initial post-college job is an unforgettable part of forging a work life. Eight alumni share their stories.