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Late Night Vinyl
Three times a semester, music professor Mark Mandarano invites students to listen to albums together.
Recipe For Success
An idea that began during a summer entrepreneurial program now facilitates meal-shares between students all semester long.
Two seniors reflect on spending three years as RAs.
Music and Freedom
A first-year class connects philosophy, politics, and history with music ranging from Mozart to Mingus.
Back to the Classroom
For the first time since becoming president of Macalester, Brian Rosenberg returned to the classroom to team-teach a seminar.
Paula Maccabee ’77 has made a big difference as a Minnesota public interest attorney.
This Mac grad used her Watson fellowship to explore community radio across the globe.
Working with cops and the community, police liaison Isela Xitlali Gómez ’13 wants every voice to be heard.
Development economist Mushfiq Mobarak ’97 works around the world to curb hunger.
Geology professor Ray Rogers has trained a nationwide network of colleagues.
Hello, My Name Is...
On the endlessly fraught decision of choosing a surname.
Banishing Night Terrors
Student entrepreneur Tyler Skluzacek ’16 finds success with an app inspired by his war vet father.
Macalester New Music Series Presents ICE Ensemble
Young Alumni Entrepreneurs
Young alumni create new enterprises by combining ideas, initiative, and determination.
The Inaugural Lecture of Karen Saxe as DeWitt Wallace Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Macalester’s DeWitt Wallace Library receives the Excellence in Academic Library Award for 2016
A Computer Science Sabbatical
Professor Shilad Sen’s sabbatical resulted in grant funding and knowledge that will benefit students.
From manuscript to finished paperback, students in a hands-on English course work their way through the publishing process.
Taking off with Sun Country
Mutaz Alnaas ’17 used his work in math and economics during an internship with the airline industry.
Gates Grant for PhD Research
Zoë Campbell ’09 will join a program that helps Tanzanian farmers as she earns her PhD.
The Year That Was
Here are the stories from 2015 that brought you delight and pride in what happens at 1600 Grand.
Concert Choir to perform at American Choral Directors Assoc. North Central division conf. in Feb.
Dance Concert Fall 2015
On the Cancer Frontlines
In his second summer at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Liang “Adrian” Chang continued cutting edge research into breast cancer metastasis.
Learning in Israel
Ben Shields ’17 explored once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in the Middle East thanks to Mac Classics connections.
Every fall, a couple dozen Macalester students get up before dawn and drive an hour south to a Buddhist temple to feed hungry ghosts.
Lung Cancer Research
Through Macalester’s Academic Health Sciences Summer Research Program, Alexander Dash worked in lung cancer treatment and research.
Greece, Ancient and Modern
From translating Aristophanes to picking oranges, Kacie Reilly experienced Greece across the centuries.
Asthma and Public Health
Omar Mansour investigated factors related to asthma and received the public health award for Outstanding Poster Presentation at a national conference in Washington, D.C.
Notes From Ireland
Ava Bindas '17 reflects on her time away in Ireland.
Teaching Kids to Write
Hank Hietala '17 teachings kids to write at Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute.
Professor Marlon James chosen as one of 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2015 by Foreign Policy Magazine
Research at Mayo
Lisa Levoir studied the relationship between inflammation and colon cancer as a Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow.
COP21, Confronting Climate Change
Students share their experiences at COP21, the international conference devoted to addressing climate change.
Making College Possible
An internship with College Possible inspired Lillian Hexter ’16 to pursue a career that combines fundraising and social justice.
In Uninhabited Rainforest
In Queensland, Australia, their search for answers about evolutionary biology introduced Jill Oberski and Joanne Johnson to some surprising creatures.
Faculty Receive EMKE Grant to Develop Hindi Language Textbook and Course
Macalester President signs the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge
Mac Alumni Named RISE Fellows
Three Macalester alumni were awarded RISE fellowships to help make social justice projects a reality.
Breaking Down Barriers
As an intern with Harriet Tubman Chrysalis Center, Alexa Peters Posner ’16 supports clients in need of safe shelter, legal services, and counseling.
Research Opportunities with Alumni in Science
Science alumni bring qualified Mac students into their labs for outstanding summer research opportunities.
Macalester Theatre and Dance Department’s Dreaming the World Forward, Dec. 4 and 5
At the Feet of Dinosaurs
Patrick Sullivan’s study of fossils reveals information about creatures that inhabited a Montana swamp 75 million years ago.
The Class of 2015: After Mac
We checked in with a few members of the Class of 2015 to see what their first year out of college looks like.
The Vibes from Vienna
Q & A with Alice Gerard
An information session with Macalester alumni inspired Jyothi Dhanwada ’15 to pursue a career in healthcare consulting; today she works with Optum Consulting at UnitedHealth Group.
English FYC Students See it All
Students in Professor English’s course Ecstasy and Apocalypse: have had superb opportunities for some experiential education.