Academic News

Political Participation

A dozen lucky Mac students learned about campaigning firsthand during an election year.

From Newborns to Seniors: Anthropology in Action

Andrea Grimaldi ’16 utilizes her anthropology skills daily at Centro, an organization she connected with two years ago as a Chuck Green Fellow.

Frogtown Community Radio

Through radio, Jon Riddle ’16 aims to build community and reduce the digital divide in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood.

Why Keeping Up Matters: The Kardashians as a Reflection of Society

For her American studies capstone, Selena Pruitt ’16 watched Keeping Up with the Kardashians to uncover insights into “the best and worst” of American culture.

From Eden to the Apocalypse

English professor Benjamin Voigt’s class takes an unconventional approach to environmental literature.

Adopted from China

In her one-woman show, Julia Gay ’16 explores the love and the loss of being born Chinese and growing up in the West.

City Cycling

Students explore transit policy and urban planning—in the classroom and on two wheels.

Math Takes on Game of Thrones

A capstone mathematical analysis of Game of Thrones grabbed worldwide attention.

Vietnam War, Revisited

A campus symposium looks back on the ’60s peace movement.

Class of 2016—What’s Next?

Macalester's Class of 2016 is off to make their mark in the world. Here's where some of them are headed.

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College Newswire

Macalester names Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Three Macalester Alumnae Receive Fulbrights

Three Macalester alumnae from the class of 2015 have received Fulbright scholarships.

Macalester Partners with QuestBridge to Enroll Exceptional Low-Income Students

Macalester College has joined QuestBridge, a national non-profit that connects the nation’s most exceptional, low-income youth with leading institutions of higher education.

Macalester mourns the loss of Art Professor Gary Erickson

Gary Erickson, a visiting assistant professor of Art and Art History who came to Macalester in 1995, has passed away at the age of 60.

Two professors, a retired Foreign Service officer, a pastor, and an artist and entrepreneur, are five of nine to be honored at Macalester Reunion in June

Macalester Reunion 2016, June 3-5.

Three Macalester students receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships

Three students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to study Indonesian, Arabic, and Korean this summer.

Graduating senior named 2016 American Humanity in Action Fellow

Gage Garretson ’16, has been named a 2016 American Humanity in Action Fellow, one of 48 recipients this year out of a pool of 513 applicants.

Macalester student is Udall Foundation 2016 Scholar

The Udall Foundation has selected Henry Kellison ’17 (Austin, Texas) as one of 60 students from 49 schools.

Macalester student receives research award from the American Association of Physical Anthropologists

Senior Anthropology major Cecilia Mayer ’16 (Seattle, Wash.) has been awarded the American Association for Physical Anthropologists 2016 Sherwood Washburn Prize.

Macalester named a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education