The Evolution of Daddy Longlegs
By studying the evolution of mite harvestmen, Professor Sarah Boyer's lab hopes to answer larger questions about the world's past.
Capitol Internship A Bus Ride Away
Ximena Silva-Avila found her internship with Senator Torres Ray easy to get it and full of life lessons.
Macalester is a top Fulbright producing institution for 2018-2019
Macalester qualified as one of only 11 institutions in the country to be a top producer because of the two faculty scholars and six students who were awarded Fulbright awards for 2018-2019.
At Mac, students both learn from professors and work alongside them on research opportunities—often publishing their findings.
Sociology Majors Sweep Prizes in Midwest Sociological Society Paper Competitions
Three senior sociology majors have been awarded first, second, and third prize, respectively, in the 56th Annual Midwest Sociological Society Student Paper Competition.
Macalester’s new Theater and Dance building completes the final phase of the JWFAC renovation
“We designed the spaces in the building with students and their education at the forefront,” said Provost Karine Moe.
At college, you might find your best friend in the most unexpected place, like a work-study job.
A Lesson From Marlon James, Epic Storyteller
Mac’s writer in residence brings us behind the scenes (and shares an excerpt) of his new novel, "Black Leopard, Red Wolf."
Stephen Fedo ’72 juggles multiple roles: actor, director, playwright, and general counsel.
Lecture Notes: The Diversity of Islam
Students explore how the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims interpret and practice their faith.
We Are Here: Learning in the Twin Cities
In more than 60 courses, holding class off campus adds new dimensions to what students learn.
Changing Company Culture
Caroline Karanja ’12 is helping organizations talk about equity—and take action.
President Rosenberg writes about the crumbling of a consensus about what constitutes reality.
Malini Sharma spent the summer applying her knowledge of neuroscience and computer science to code a robot's brain.
Treating Heart Disease
In a summer position at Johns Hopkins University, Gianna Bortoli gained research experience while seeking a cure for heart disease.
Four Macalester Faculty Members Receive Tenure
Morgan Adamson, Media and Cultural Studies, Peter Bognanni, English, David Shuman, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, and Mario Solis-Garcia, Economics have received tenure.
Seven Macalester students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad
The seven are part of the 844 American undergraduate students from 335 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive this award to study abroad spring 2019.
The 38th Annual G. Theodore Mitau Endowed Lecture with Professor Cathy J. Cohen
The lecture will be at 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, February 12, in the John B. Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stryker Dayton Campus Center.
Mac Across the Country
Every year, the MacConnect program flies select students to meet with alumni in a variety of fields all over the country.