Surprises in Synthetic Chemistry
Synthetic chemistry has a way of yielding unanticipated outcomes, and that's the way Scott Pedersen likes it.
Are there sex-influenced factors in alcohol and nicotine addiction? Soniya Coutinho ’19 endeavored to find out.
Working for Reproductive Justice
Rosemary Laine '19 combined her interests in history and public health as a Taylor Public Health Fellow at Pro-Choice Resources.
Diala Abboud learned about volcanoes by analyzing xenoliths, rocks inside other rocks.
Idea Lab Offers New Ways to Learn and Create
The second floor library now features innovative technology, new furniture, and a variety of options for learning and creating.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents No Child
Performances are 6:30 pm, Friday, October 13 and 6:30 and 9:30 pm, Saturday, October 14, Black Box Studio Theater.
Faculty Focus: Christina Esposito, Linguistics
When Professor Christina Esposito encountered linguistics, it was transformational.
Global Math Innovator
In October, at Clinton Global Initiative University, Cuauhtemoc Cruz Herrera ’19 presents his innovation to help Mexican math students excel.
Videogames and Empathy: a Roundtable Workshop
As part of the International Roundtable focused on Empathy and its Discontents, Ana Diaz ’18, Malik Earle ’18 and Logan Stapleton ’18 look at videogames.
Two Macalester students receive scholarships from the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust
Each received a $30,000 scholarship.
From Fermilab to Financial Services: Four Internships
In their internships, students had fun while exploring career options.
Parade Floats and Giant Puppets
Community Theater under Professor Harry Waters Jr. is active, colorful, creative, and anything but usual.
Award-Winning YA Novelist
YA novelist Lara Avery ’10 won a Minnesota Book Award for her most recent literary effort.
Finding Pathways to Valuable Molecules
Haruhiko Kuramochi's chemistry research is highly theoretical, but has important implications for agriculture and pharmaceuticals.
The Genetics of Corn
Hazel Chew '19 compared genotypes of corn working in the cornfield as well as the lab.
Macalester professor receives NEH grant as one of 245 humanities projects totaling $39.3M nationwide
German Studies professor Brigetta (Britt) Abell is also Director of Writing for the Jan Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching.
Sylvia Forman Prize Awarded to Recent Macalester Graduate
Katherine Brown ‘16, of Denver, Colo., has been awarded the Sylvia Forman Prize from the Association for Feminist Anthropology
Letter to My Sister
From the perspective of a senior, Adrianna Jereb gives her first-year sister Jenna some advice.
Four tenure-track professors and one tenured professor join Macalester faculty this fall
Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento (Theatre and Dance Department), Erika Busse-Cárdenas (Sociology), Felix Friedt (Economics), Getiria Onsongo (Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science), and Serdar Yalcin (Art and Art History).