Academic News

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.

The First-Year Course

For incoming students, the first-year course combines a traditional class with a special focus on adjusting to life at Mac.

Tales of a Baby Dinosaur

Groundbreaking research on baby dinosaur bones tells us about the early life of giant sauropods who walked the earth 67 million years ago.

Global Citizenship Awards 2016

Three Macalester seniors honored for their commitment to international service.

The Thing That Changed My Mind

What kind of experience does it take to transform the way you think about the world?

Random Miracles

Physics professor Sung Kyu Kim inspired students for more than 50 years.

Making Math Beautiful

Applied mathematician and professional sculptor George Hart helped Macalester see the beauty in mathematical thinking.

Networking in D.C.

Through MacConnect DC, Joe Klein spent his spring break networking and talking about careers with Macalester alumni in Washington, D.C.

From Intern to Employee

With the support of the Macalester network, Haroon Bokhari '16 landed an investment banking job at Wells Fargo.

Intimidated by Data? Mac Meets You Where You Are

Handling complex data is essential in almost every field. At Macalester you can successfully learn data science from any starting point.

Student Life News

Career Development

Internship News

Alumni News

Study Abroad News

Civic Engagement News

College Newswire

Macalester student is Udall Foundation 2016 Scholar

The Udall Foundation has selected Macalester student Henry Kellison ’17 (Austin, Texas) as one of 60 students from 49 colleges and universities to be a 2016 Udall Scholar.

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

Senior Anthropology major Cecilia Mayer has been awarded the American Association for Physical Anthropologists 2016 Sherwood Washburn Prize for Exemplary Student Research for her poster presentation.

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

Creating Diverse Communities

Macalester African Music Ensemble Spring Concert

Join us for a night of traditional African music and dance, featuring Ghanaian dancers Patience Serwoh and Patience Boni, and the Ensemble alumni.

Research Led by Macalester Professor Kristi Curry Rogers Reveals New Insights into the Lives of Baby Dinosaurs

Research led by Macalester College Professor Kristi Curry Rogers published in "Science" sheds the first light on the life of a baby Rapetosaurus, whose 67-million-year-old fossil bones were found in Madagascar.

The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Awake, the 2016 Spring Dance Concert

Chemistry Professor Thomas D. Varberg Receives Thomas Jefferson Award

David L. Blaney Inaugural Lecture as the G. Theodore Mitau Professor of Political Science

Macalester sophomore to receive Congressional Gold Medal this summer in Washington, DC