Research Poster Session 2011
Students present the results of their research to science leaders in the Twin Cities, from Medtronic to 3M to the Minneapolis Heart Institute every year in Olin-Rice.
Addressing Child Welfare
Children of the World was this year's topic at the International Roundtable. Two students reflect on the experience of responding to ideas presented by leaders in the field of child protection.
Mind and Matter
“Mind and Matter”—is it a cell biology class or a creative writing workshop? Students place their feet flat on the floor, and are reminded to “Clear your head, clear your heart,” then listen to a poem. When everyone is focused, the discussion launches into—neurobiology.
About Those Midterms
In this bi-weekly video series, Collin Calvert '13 asks students their tips and tricks for midterms.
"I think everyone fantasizes when they read Harry Potter that they'll get to play Quidditch sometime in their life," says Joseph Frankl '14.
Jesse Geary '12 studied abroad in Mongolia, spending several months living in a yurt and herding goats and yaks.
In this bi-weekly video series, Collin Calvert '13 asks student what they're doing for Family Fest.
Professor Roopali Phadke and three students held wind energy symposiums over the summer to help residents create policy.
Encouraging minority students to earn PhDs is the goal of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program, now in its 30th year and its 11th year at Macalester.
My Latest Obsession
In this ongoing series, Collin Calvert '13 asks students what their latest obsession is.
What Class Are You Looking Forward To?
In this bi-weekly video series, Collin Calvert '13 asks current students what class they are looking most forward to.
Students and Sustainability
Students at Macalester are making it possible for the campus to become carbon neutral by 2025.
Body of Knowledge
It's no surprise to those who know Macalester that our students are working with faculty on science research that is both original and that aims to make a difference in how people understand the world.
Community Change Agents
It’s one thing to perform service work—commendable, yet limited in scope. It’s quite another to take on social issues systemically, problem solving for the future. Such is the charge of the dozen annual Chuck Green Civic Engagement fellows, who set out each summer to analyze and address community-based issues.
Omrit in Review
Andy Overman, professor of Classics, gives an overview of Macalester's dig in Israel.
Adrian St. Francis ’13 (Sonoma, Calif.), an English and philosophy major, is immersed in helping design a poetry class.
Professor Molly Olsen
Hispanic and Latin American Studies professor Molly Olsen talks about teaching Macalester students.
Mac DNA – Jeesun Choi
Jeesun Choi '13 talks about her two internships in Minneapolis and her research project with English Professor Nathan Hensley on violence in Victorian novels.
Meet the Watsons
What could be more fun that a fully funded year of international study and travel? That’s what’s in store for Morgan Sleeper ’11 (Deland, Fla.) and Keren Yohannes ’11 (Louisville, Ky.), who were awarded Thomas J. Watson Fellowships—one-year grants for independent study and travel outside the United States.