Nause tries to qualify for men's senior open
Martha Nause, Macalester College's men's and women's golf coach, tried to make history yesterday by becoming the first woman to qualify for the Men's U.S. Senior Open.
World Cup Soccer Camp
Live It Fund recipient Danny Calderon '11 envisioned a program that would reach out to young people and teach them about the wider world they are a part of through the global sport of soccer.
Kent, Ohio, Resident Receives Fulbright Award to Germany
Colin Willliams '10 (also a German major) had received his Fulbright to Germany in 2010. He is currently spending his second year at the site where he worked as a Fulbright grantee.
The Dead Sea Scrolls
“It’s great that Macalester is located within an urban area that provides such opportunities for extracurricular learning, and that the school is able to integrate itself into the community this way.” How do yu get fragile 2,000-year-old text fragments from Israel to Minnesota safely, and keep them that way? As members of a Macalester class on the Dead Sea Scrolls found out, you ship them a few at a time on the laps of first-class passengers, and then every half hour you monitor—from Israel—the humidity of their display cases.
Sharmila Raghunandan ’10 found rising suicide rates correlated with rising unemployment rates in one Minnesota county. more
South African Odyssey
Child malnutrition, emergency rural medicine, and adolescents with HIV were the research focuses of three students who recently explored community health in South Africa. more
Urban Enviro Intern
Brianna Besch '13
Can You Hear the Difference?
If you live in New York, you probably pronounce the words caught and cot quite differently. If you live in California, they most likely come out sounding the same. What Kaitlyn Arctander ’11 (Seacliff, New York) wanted to find out was if Midwesterners, too, were beginning to “merge” these vowel sounds.
Let There Be Light
Blogger Zach McDade '09 writes about his journeys in Nicaragua, bringing solar LEDs to poor, rural families in hopes of encouraging children to attend school. more
Meet Tinbete Erymas
Tinbete Erymas works at the Higher Education Public Policy, Greenlining Institute, Berkeley, California
From Mac To Yale
Rebecca Delventhal pursues a PhD at Yale University in Biological and Biomedical Sciences.
Paving the Rhodes to Oxford
An outstanding student, deeply engaged on campus, with a passion to do good? The Rhodes committee says 'Hello' to Keon West '06.