Lecture Notes: Philosophy of Technology
Philosophy professor Diane Michelfelder considers how we shape technology—and how technology shapes us.
Anthropology professor Dianna Shandy asked her students to partner up for a semester-long assignment—not with one another, but with women 80–95 years old.
Three seniors—Kevin Xiong, Tasneem Issa, and Miranda Harris— received the college’s Global Citizenship Student Award this spring
Kofi Annan and Brian Rosenberg in Conversation
During his recent campus visit, Kofi Annan ’61 reflected on current global challenges, leadership, and his own journey.
A Slice of Olin-Rice
All summer, Mac’s science center bustled as professors and students dug into collaborative research.
Coming of Age in the Great Depression
After publishing 10 books as an internationally respected scholar, professor emeritus Calvin Roetzel just wrapped up a new project: his first memoir.
That initial post-college job is an unforgettable part of forging a work life. Eight alumni share their stories.
Five Macalester alumni and one student receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)
"Critical" languages are those that are less commonly taught in U.S. schools, but are essential for America’s engagement with the world.
Junior Samuel Fleming brings together his love of art with his economics major.
Zeena Yasmine Fuleihan ’18 Honored by Nick Adams Short Story Contest
A Macalester senior's short story took home the Honorable Mention in this competitive writing contest.
Professor Penelope Geng Receives Prestigious Fellowship
Professor Geng will spend a semester probing the rare collections of the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif.
A Q&A with Amy Thielen ’97
The James Beard Award-winning food writer and memoirist discusses food, culture, and finding her purpose.
Powers of Observation
Out in a field on an early spring day with snow still on the ground, students look for birds as part of their coursework in Ornithology.
Macalester student receives Boren Scholarship
Gianna Brassil ’20 will be studying Azerbaijani at the Azerbaijan Language University in Baku, Azerbaijan, next year for six months on a full government scholarship.
The Nature of Sculpture
Stanton Sears's sculpture class "Basic Sculpture with a Dose of Hot Metal" features creativity, concentration, and a little danger.
Five seniors receive 2018 Fulbright Awards
Russell Fillmore-Brady and Carsten Haas both received an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Fulbright to Germany, Jennifer Chung received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Brazil, Andrea Kvietok received a Research Fulbright Grant to Senegal, and Caroline Peters received an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright to Colombia.
Fred Swaniker, Founder of African Leadership University, to speak at Macalester Commencement
Commencement will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at the college.
Class of 2018—What’s Next?
As the Class of 2018 prepares to head off into the world, here's a preview of what a few have planned.