When Fireflies Flash Together
Esha Datta and her team employed a new field of applied mathematics to explore how similar oscillators—like fireflies—synchronize.
Zahrah Abdul-Shakur and Samia Habli stretched their previous research skills and developed new ones through Minnesota’s Regenerative Medicine Internship Program.
Seeing What’s Never Been Seen
Alex Gordon observed and analyzed dwarf galaxies with the help of the Hubble and other powerful telescopes.
Russian Art Intern
An internship at the Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis furthered Joshua Sosa’s understanding of Russian history and culture while offering valuable leadership experience.
Macalester Theatre and Dance Department presents Carson Kreitzer’s green: an elegy to summer, October 1-4 and 8-10 at several campus locations
Homelessness & Health
Chidyaonga Shalita found community-based research with the homeless to be a powerful complement to laboratory research.
What Mussels Tell
Geology major Molly Guiney snorkeled in Minnesota rivers in pursuit of Plain Pocketbooks and White Heelsplitters—mussels that are indicators of river health.
Working under Macalester alumna Lisa Peterson, Tia Eskridge investigated the chemicals involved in smoking.
Learning with Lasers
Bradley Pearlman ’16, with colleague Ian Wyse ’16 and Professor Tom Varberg, used laser spectroscopy to study the molecule gold sulfide.
From Classroom to Lab
As part of the HHMI Young Researchers group, Jonathan Amezquita took to the lab, where he gained valuable research skills and new friends.
Mariah Carray ’16 traveled to Accra, Ghana to help develop social protection programs for tuberculosis patients.
Stony Brook University professor and artist George Hart to unveil sculpture at Macalester in October
Football’s Record Roster
The Macalester football program kicked off the current season with 79 players, its largest roster on record.
Macalester students went far and wide this summer during their internships, from Amman, Jordan to Washington, D.C.
Climate Change & the City
This summer, Macalester environmental studies professors and students worked on climate-adaptation projects with community members across St. Paul.
Public radio host and editor Stephen Smith ’82 shares his 30+ years of journalism experience by teaching Macalester students.
Intern at the Embassy
Thanks to a stipend for unpaid internships, Jacob Phillips ’16 was able to intern at the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C.
Macalester geography professor part of team who has received a $480K NSF grant for collaborative research in Africa
Through the Doorway of Africa
Cara Haberman ’06 and Jed Fix ’05 take on new roles when their international jobs lead to an adventure in reality TV.
Our Man in Zambia
Eric Schultz ’82, America’s new ambassador to Zambia, has been winning hearts and minds through nearly three decades of foreign service.
As an intern with the Minnesota Council of Churches, Chanen Hanson ’16 organized a Ramadan dialogue series with 18 mosques and over 500 participants.
2015 Macalester alumna receives Undergraduate Essay Award from the Association of Africanist Anthropology
Your Tough Questions Answered
Macalester’s campus experts weigh in on some of today’s greatest challenges.
Macalester’s Coolest Classes
Combing today's course catalogue for cutting-edge classes may make alumni wish they could be students all over again.