2011 Study Abroad Photo Contest
Macalester students see a lot of the world when they study abroad. Here are some of the entries from the 2011-2012 school year.
Strength in Numbers
Four math majors and soon-to-be graduate students discuss where they find the beauty in mathematics.
Jamaica's rich track and field legacy is expressed on campus by three Macalester students.
The Philanthropy of Pastry
Veronica Descotte ’03 makes the world a better place for kids, one cake at a time.
Writing of Russia
An ability to imagine "what if" took R.D. Zimmerman ’75 from Russian class to Hollywood filmmaking.
Macalester and its students are part of a growing national movement to make public health a true liberal art.
What’s the Good Word?
What are candidates really saying? To find out, Macalester political science students analyzed candidates' Twitter activity.
Donovan Kavish '13 finds at Macalester friends from all over the world. "No one has had the same experiences in life and everyone has something to offer to the conversation. It has allowed me to learn more than I ever could have dreamed of.”
When Macalester Biology Professor Mark Davis expounds publicly on exotic species—creatures from dandelions to carp that come from somewhere else—he eventually mentions LLT, his shorthand for Learn to Love Them. Exotic species are here to stay, he says. No way to get rid of them. No way to prevent more from showing up in our forests, lakes, and farmland. So get used to it. And relax. With important exceptions, most aren’t as bad as people think.