Proving Quantum Theory
Connor Thompson spent his summer studying the peculiar effects of quantum mechanics.
The Future of Mining
Working with Professor Roopali Phadke, Ari Jahiel delved into green energy's paradox—and how a new field of mining might help.
In Search of a Better Catalyst
Over several years of research at Mac, Erika Aguiluz Ramirez made real contributions to medicinal chemistry, and published her first article in a scientific journal.
Students in Professor Mary Montgomery's lab delve into the hidden secrets of embryonic development.
Learning at startup Beta
Ethan Moskal interned for semester at a startup in Minneapolis, a short bus ride from campus.
Learning at the Federal Reserve Bank
Jensen Vu put both his majors, economics and philosophy, to work during his internship at the Federal Reserve Bank, about 10 miles from campus.
Learning at the Science Museum of Minnesota
Abby Thomsen spent at semester interning at the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Curing Chronic Pain
Students in Professor Devavani Chatterjea's lab research potential links between allergies and chronic pain.
Donnie Brooks Named Macalester Director of Athletics
Donald “Donnie” Brooks will be the next Director of Athletics at Macalester College. Brooks comes to Macalester after serving as the Director of Athletics and Recreation at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss.
Two Macalester professors receive Fulbright Awards for spring 2019 semester
Ruthann Godollei and French and Francophone Studies Professor Juliette Rogers have both received Fulbright Awards for the spring 2019 semester.
Two seniors receive scholarships from the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust
Jacob Trout, from Columbia, Mo., and Brian Yu, from St. Louis Park, Minn., have received $30,000 scholarships.
The Macalester Theater and Dance Dept. presents Distracted
December 7-9 and 13-15. Sunday, December 9, at 2pm; and all other shows begin at 7:30pm. at Mixed Blood Theatre.
Exploring the Cosmos
In Professor John Cannon's lab, students spent the summer studying the origins of galaxies.
Breeding Better Corn
Working with a genomics lab at the University of Minnesota, Kay Lee studied the future of corn farming.
The Art of Analysis
Students in William Hart's "Mormons, Muslims, and American Identity" course learn to apply critical thinking skills to depictions of those religions in everything from high art to children's cartoons.
Six months later: Alex Gordon
Six months after Alex graduated from Macalester, we asked him what life looks like now.
Six months later: Saakshi Daswani
Six months after Saakshi graduated from Macalester, we asked her what life looks like now.