With no answers in the back of a textbook—or even from their professors—more than 80 Macalester students learned science research is messy.
They Found Evidence
It’s 7:30 a.m. and a crew of five students from an anthropology class are headed out with shovels in hand for another day of digging in the dirt at the Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area in Inver Grove Heights, Minn.
Professor Chris Wells in his new book Car Country untangles the complicated relationships between automobiles and the environment.
On Thursday April 4, Macalester's observatory was open to the public. Astronomy students were on hand to explain cool nebulae, star clusters, and planets.
Educational Studies professor Tina Kruse teaches both the topic at hand and how to navigate life at Mac in one of the building blocks of a Macalester education: the first-year course.
Cost Vs. Value
"Choosing a college is a lot less like choosing a product than it is like building a relationship," says President Brian Rosenberg. Spring brings with it for high school seniors acceptance letters from a variety of colleges and universities. Choosing the right fit can be daunting.
Every year students celebrate Founders Day with a friendly game of Pushball on Macalester's Old Main Lawn.
Under the direction of Prof. Michael McGaghie, students from various disciplines create perfect harmony in the Macalester Concert Choir.
Guest Lecture: Fred Swaniker ’99
Fred Swaniker '99, Mac alum and founder of the African Leadership Academy, delivered the Keynote Address of the Macalester Connect+ Leadership Conference.
Ever seen the white squirrel on campus, or the black one with the skimpy tail? According to students, Mac squirrels are extra friendly but perhaps a little spoiled.
In Search of Mermaids
Scuba diving and working with local environmentalists, two Live It Fund recipients seek to protect Sri Lanka’s unique environment in the face of development.
Orchestra Tunes Up
Conductor Mark Mandarano leads his student performers in the recently rebuilt Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center.