Work Wisdom: Carson Chen ’15
The senior data scientist at LinkedIn shares lessons he's learned on his career journey.
Mad Science with Caroline Duncombe ’18
Duncombe's improv show invites Seattle-area scientists to present their work, which improvisers then create a set about the research.
The Art of Not Making Plans
Emel Sherzad ’89, co-owner of the recently closed Khyber Pass Café, relishes his improvised life.
Lecture Notes: Happiness in the Nineteenth Century
Professor Juliette Rogers of French and Francophone studies created a course about French nineteenth-century thinkers, writers, and artists and their pursuit of happiness.
Our Global Lens: Past, Present, and Future
President Rivera writes about Macalester's commitment to internationalism and global citizenship.
Shelf Conscious: Arthur Mitchell
Ever wonder about all those books lining professors' office? We're with you.
Learning Across the Aisle
The new Congress to Campus program is part of the college’s focus on helping students learn how to engage across difference.
Supporting Youth Development with Sense and Sensitivity
At Macalester, Joselyn Angeles-Figueroa ’21 discovered her passion for working with kids. A year later, she’s working to support community-centric youth development across the country.
Maccolades for February 2023: Fulbrights flourish, a celebrated judge, a performance in Havana, 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 February 2023.
Professor Lela Pierce Awarded Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship
Visiting assistant professor of sculpture Lela Pierce ’08 named Jerome Hill Artist Fellow
Helping veterans in Minneapolis
Helen Frieman turned an internship at the Minneapolis Veterans Affair into a job after graduation.
How Local Government and Language Create Community
A recent grad who lives and works in Kazakhstan shares his experience
Macalester College is a top producer of Fulbright U.S. students
Ten Macalester students were selected for Fulbright awards for academic year 2022-2023, putting the college in 9th place among baccalaureate institutions and tied for 11th among all schools.
New research offers roadmap for wildlife conservation and human development to coexist
A new research paper published in the journal Nature Sustainability and co-authored by Dr. Stotra Chakrabarti, a visiting assistant professor of animal behavior, offers new ways to reimagine conservation that incorporate both human needs and the delicate efforts required to preserve biodiversity.
Not Set in Stone
Anthropology students work to enrich a fossil collection at the Science Museum of Minnesota
Maccolades for January 2023: a presidential promotion, published student research, lifetime honors 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 January 2023.
Language and Liberty
In the diverse Twin Cities, Marouane El Bahraoui ’25 has found opportunities to utilize his passion, advance his career, and bring an international lens to the local Francophone movement
New edited collection aims to fill gaps in Minnesota’s environmental history
Environmental historian Professor Chris Wells co-authored Nature’s Crossroads: The Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota.