Digging Up History
A collaboration with the renowned 106 Group exposes archaeology students to field work and careers in cultural resource management
Four Macalester professors awarded tenure
The professors are Matt Burgess, English; Gabriel Lade, Economics; Getiria Onsongo, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science; and Felix Friedt, Economics.
Analyzing Urban Redesign Projects in Barcelona and Berlin
For Milosz Fernandez-Kepka ’23, this past summer's fieldwork added a new dimension to his research on public urban space.
Indigenous historian explains how Supreme Court case could threaten tribal sovereignty
Dr. Jacob Jurss, visiting assistant professor of Indigenous history, breaks down Brackeen vs. Haaland and how it poses a threat not just to ICWA and Indigenous children, but to tribal sovereignty itself.
On MacExplore trip, students get up-close look at legal careers
Over fall break, 15 Mac students got a taste of what it would be like to practice law in a MacExplore Law trip organized by Career Exploration.
Maccolades for November 2022: Mongolia’s highest honor, think tank appointment, chemistry award, 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 November 2022.
Unfiltered: Fall 2022
Senior year has arrived for the students in “Unfiltered,” a series that asks five simple questions—over and over, each semester until they graduate.
Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Graziano ’13
Meet the enterprise success manager at DeepScribe and Macathon alumni judge.
Work Wisdom: Jennifer “Jo” Opdyke Wilhelm ’96
The ecologist and project manager shares lessons she's learned in the field and elsewhere.
Lecture Notes: How College Works
Visiting sociology professor Alisha Kirchoff explores how college shapes who students are and who they become.
Forecasting a Better Future
Epidemiologist Omar Mansour ’16 helped communities hold Big Pharma accountable for the opioid crisis.
Shelley Carthen Watson Pays It Forward
Her long career spans law, to human rights, to working to eliminate racism and empower women.
The Next Big Idea
We asked professors: If you had all the necessary time, resources, and political will, what is an idea you’d like to see fully implemented in the world today?
Reflections on Fifty Years of Title IX
After Title IX, women’s teams, with budgets and other resources, gradually began to compete and, finally, thrive.
Benjamin Dille ’82 received awards for heroism and constructive dissent for his work in Afghanistan.
Blue and Orange on the Green
Macalester’s women’s golf team shot a two-round score of 641 to break the school record for 36 holes at the Division III Classic.