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.
With enthusiasm and a sense of wonder, Carolyn Fairbanks ’91 tackles one of the biggest medical challenges of our time.
The Legend of Sukhatme
After 40 years at Macalester, economics professor Vasant Sukhatme wraps up his teaching career.
Macalester Community Members Receive Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact and Campus Compact
Macalester community members have received three Presidents' Awards from Minnesota Campus Compact.
Longtime Silicon Valley business developer Roya Ansari ’83 is working hard, having fun, and giving back to Macalester.
From solar gardens to electric cars, Macalester alums are working on energy solutions for a more sustainable future.
Brad Belbas, Academic Information Associate for Social Sciences, Receives the Staff Outstanding Service Award
In celebration of the ways your work has shaped Macalester’s classrooms and supported departments, faculty members, and students across campus, we are proud to offer you the 2018 Staff Outstanding Service Award.
Anthropology Professor Olga González Receives Jack and Marty Rossmann Excellence in Teaching Award
The award recognizes “a faculty member who has been identified by colleagues and students as exemplifying the teaching goals of Macalester College.”
Paired as first-year roommates at Macalester, these duos have lived together ever since.
Spanish & Portuguese Professor Galo F. González Receives Thomas Jefferson Award
The award was established in 1961 by the Robert Earll McConnell Foundation to honor faculty members who exemplify the principles and ideals of Thomas Jefferson.
Teacher-Scholar Tom Varberg
Over his 25 years here, Professor Varberg has transformed what was an empty room into one of Macalester's most successful research laboratories.
Global Citizenship Awards 2018
Three graduating seniors are recognized for their commitments to service and civic engagement at home and abroad.
Ping-Pong to Astronomy
There are more than 120 student organizations on Macalester’s campus, with an offering for nearly every interest, ranging from traditional groups like the Mac Weekly to a physics and astronomy club.
Macalester Theatre and Dance Department presents its 2018 Spring Dance Concert, Perennial, April 27 and 28
All performances will take place in the Frey Theatre at St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul, Minn. 55105.
Youth Climate Trailblazers
Akilah Sanders-Reed ’16 and Margaret Breen ’20 are using the courts to address the proposed Line 3 pipeline.
Volunteering in Buenos Aires
Isabela Escalona and Emmet Hollingshead enriched their study abroad experience by volunteering.
Making “Organic Metals”
Fernando Marquez's chemistry research seeks to replace toxic metals in electronics.
Seeking Treatment for a Progressive Lung Disease
Supported by the Academic Health Sciences Summer Research Program, Aidan Tirpack researched a progressive and fatal lung-scarring disease.