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.
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.
Ball Player and Teacher
At The Movies
Training Ground for After Mac
A peek into the world of legislative government was an opportunity that William Theriac '16 couldn't pass up.
Macalester named a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education
Creating Diverse Communities
Michael Lee ’85 is helping us understand Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases.
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.
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.
What Can We Feel Good About?
Forget all the bad news—here are eight ways that things are getting better.
The remarkable odyssey of playwright and actor Danai Gurira ’01.
Three clergy members break down religious barriers through friendship, humor, and hope.
How cancer and a single greeting card helped Emily McDowell ’98 start a thriving gift economy.
Global Citizenship Awards 2016
Three Macalester seniors honored for their commitment to international service.
Portraits in Polaroid
Over a college career, a new camera leads to a remarkable photo wall.
The Thing That Changed My Mind
What kind of experience does it take to transform the way you think about the world?
Physics professor Sung Kyu Kim inspired students for more than 50 years.
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
Internships in Global Issues
Mac students learn about international issues by partnering with local organizations.
Making an Impact
Macalester was named No. 2 by Princeton Review for graduating students who make a difference.
Macalester sophomore to receive Congressional Gold Medal this summer in Washington, DC
Making Math Beautiful
Applied mathematician and professional sculptor George Hart helped Macalester see the beauty in mathematical thinking.
The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie
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.
Circling the Globe with Soccer
After Macalester, Georgia Cloepfil ’14 landed spots on professional soccer teams in Australia and Sweden.
Studying in other countries was enriching in multiple ways for two Macalester student-athletes.
Actress and Playwright Danai Gurira ’01 to join Gary Hines ‘74, Sounds of Blackness Music Director and Producer, as Macalester’s Commencement Speakers
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.
Two Macalester Seniors Receive Watson Fellowships
The fellowship, a one-year grant for international exploration, independent study and travel outside of the United States, is awarded annually.
Determined to find a challenging study away experience, Kendall Van Sistine ’16 spent a semester in Ho Chi Minh City.
Students visited Minnesota's Iron Range and found lessons relevant to their study of Mongolia.
Macalester professor receives Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars
His project is titled, Equator Imagined: Commemorating Geodesic Science in the Andes.
Macalester to host symposium, April 28-30, on the Vietnam Antiwar Movement
In 1970, Macalester College hosted pivotal conference forging People’s Peace Treaty
From Macalester to Mayo
Her courses, along with her Department of Health experience, helped Alese Halvorson land a job at the famed Mayo Clinic.
Psychology class creates health ad campaigns directed at their fellow students.
Stony Brook University professor and artist George Hart to unveil sculpture at Macalester on March 22
Macalester students help preserve the memories of Rondo, a historically Black neighborhood in St. Paul.
Five students present academic findings at the Museum of Russian Art.
Macalester After Dark
From Summit to St. Clair, the campus was jumping on a warm Friday February night.
Gary Hines ‘74, Sounds of Blackness Music Director and Producer, to speak at Macalester Commencement
Gary D. Hines, Music Director and Producer of the three-time, Grammy Award-Winning Sounds of Blackness and a 1974 Macalester graduate, will be the 2016 commencement speaker.
Ballplayer and Teacher
A Mac athlete loves being on the baseball field—and in front of the classroom.
Macalester paired them up as first-year roommates. Now seniors, they've lived together ever since.