Comprehending Cuba Through Castro
Jennifer Arnold ’19 combines her majors in history and computer science to study Fidel Castro’s speeches.
As Wired magazine’s transportation editor, Alex Davies ’10 moves seamlessly from analyzing New York City’s subway problems to test-driving Teslas.
African American History
On the remarkable contributions of historian Tsione Wolde-Michael '08 to the Smithsonian's new African American museum.
Wall Street Journal Reporter
From his Manhattan desk, journalist Eliot Brown '06 draws on his Mac history and geography education.
Learning the Ropes
From caring for zebras to managing actors, Mac students gained some unforgettable experiences last summer.
Macalester students help preserve the memories of Rondo, a historically Black neighborhood in St. Paul.
Slave Trade History
Students in Professor Linda Sturtz’s Transatlantic Slave Trade course read narratives written by former slaves and created annotated maps to tell their stories.
A new kind of history class bridges eras and continents to stretch the minds of Mac students.
Revitalizing Historic Sites
A Mac history class drew Natalie Heneghan ’15 (Cedarburg, Wis.) to a HistoriCorps preservation project in Wyoming.
Adventures in Interning
Mac students take advantage of their mid-metro location through working at schools, museums, and more.
Professor Chris Wells in his new book Car Country untangles the complicated relationships between automobiles and the environment.
Through recent museum internships, Elizabeth Allen ’13 has blended her interests in history and art and found a new passion for public history.
Learning U.S. history through an understanding of the ethnic groups who have moved within our country’s borders.
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.