Global Food Puzzle
Why is it so hard to get food to the hungry? Students explore problems and possibilities in the course Economics of Global Food Problems.
Senior history majors saw first-hand how complicated commemorating history can be, thanks to a capstone class that drew on events marking the 150th anniversary of Minnesota’s U.S.-Dakota War.
Teaching philosophy to 8- and 9-year-olds at St. Paul’s West 7th Community Center was the unconventional way that Vivian Ihekoronye ’13 (St. Paul) spent her summer.
Macalester students and alumni dug deep into the Twin Cities theater scene last summer by showcasing their talents at the Minnesota Fringe Festival.
Eco Field Research
Yuris Martinez ’13 and her classmates give a tour of the Ordway Field Station to explain the research being conducted.
Scots on the Spot: Orientation 2012
Student videographer Collin Calvert '13 caught the excitement of Orientation 2012.
This summer, Diane Rubin ’13 (Amherst, Mass.) and Jenny Liu ’13 (Hsinchu City, Taiwan) saw firsthand that exploring biology isn’t limited to textbooks in a classroom. Some days it takes waders and wetsuits, too.
Now a business analyst for Deloitte Consulting in Minneapolis, Jessica Baier '12 talks about Macalester's Economics Department and how she found her passion.
Meet Professor Robertson
Concerns about the world economy dominate discussions over coffee, in classrooms, and in halls of state. Fortunately, there are people like economics professor Raymond Robertson, who provides well-grounded data and extensive expertise to illuminate those debates.
Maggie Hutchinson '12 studied abroad in Chile and then brought her research back to Macalester and did an honors project on bilingual education.
This past semester, about two dozen urban ecology students divided out into teams to create short video documentaries exploring concepts of urban design.
2012 Staff Appreciation Video for Student-Athlete Banquet
This video was created to honor the Macalester Athletics Department coaches and staff members at the 2012 Student-Athlete Banquet. The video was created by volleyball player Danielle Dweck '12 and stars several of our student-athletes, coaches, and administrators.
The Class of 2012
In the fall of 2008, Macalester welcomed 504 students in the Class of 2012. Sixty-six percent of those students were in the top 10 percent of their graduating class (96 percent were in the top quarter). They represented 45 states - included among the top five states were California and New York.