From Fermilab to Financial Services: Four Internships
In their internships, students had fun while exploring career options.
Sylvia Forman Prize Awarded to Recent Macalester Graduate
Katherine Brown ‘16, of Denver, Colo., has been awarded the Sylvia Forman Prize from the Association for Feminist Anthropology
Researching the Great Apes of Borneo
Cecilia Mayer ’16 reports from the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station in Indonesia.
Who Is Generous and Why?
In the course Global Generosity, students explore different traditions related to giving and discuss what motivates people to give.
Making a Museum
A hands-on Mac course examines what it takes to create and operate museums of all types and sizes.
Publishing with Professors
From topics as varied as childhood obesity in Mexico to the discovery of new galaxies, Macalester students research with faculty and publish the results.
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.
Global Citizenship Awards 2016
Three Macalester seniors honored for their commitment to international service.
Young Alumni Entrepreneurs
Fashion, clean energy, home brewing. Young alumni create new enterprises by combining ideas, initiative and determination with the willingness to take a chance.
Mac Alumni Named RISE Fellows
Three Macalester alumni were awarded RISE fellowships to help make social justice projects a reality.
Global Citizenship Awards
2015 Global Citizenship Student Awards recognize outstanding work with communities near and far.
Anthropology major Katherine Meier ’16 is getting to know the great apes at the Como Zoo.
Edda Swanson ’15 did an internship 33 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Alaska, using skills learned from Ethnographic Interviewing.
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.
Interning for the Bureau
Working with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension gave Collin Calvert ’13 a new outlook on law enforcement.
Researching refugee response
When Angela Butel chose to write about Cameroonian refugees for a Macalester class project, she didn’t know that she would be one of the first people to tackle the subject.