Studying by Sea
For a semester, Sonia Pollock's classroom was a sailboat on the Pacific Ocean.
John Stark ’16 acts, directs, organizes musicals, and just generally keeps the good times rolling at Macalester.
Macalester earns spot on Peace Corps’ annual top schools rankings
Macalester professor receives Fulbright to study immigration in Germany
Beyond the Theoretical
Disaster relief, software development, history and culture. Their interests vary, but these three students found valuable internships near campus.
Macalester holds third Macathon ~ Feb. 20 - 21
Former Vice President Walter Mondale to speak at Macalester Commencement
Macalester is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students
Macalester Sociology Major Awarded Third Prize in Midwest Sociological Society Paper Competitions
Macalester receives $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for Digital Liberal Arts and Writing
Careers and Connections
The MacConnect trip helps students explore career paths through links to Macalester alumni in Silicon Valley.
Live It! Fund project inspires conversations between Chilean elders and grandchildren.
Macalester Elects New Board Member
Black History Month 2015 at Macalester – “Revisiting our Roots”
Hidden Human Computers
Segregated in a remote building, Black women mathematicians known as “computers” provided calculations essential to NASA and the space race.
Real-World Health Experiences
Macalester’s metro location offers many public health internships and research experiences.
Basketball in Brazil
Consent is Mac
Bard of Rock
Seeing Mental Illness
Minnesota State Arts Board Awards Grants to three faculty members and one alumnus for 2015
Macalester Theatre and Dance Department presents "Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act" by Athol Fugard February 19-22
Macalester grants tenure status to 12 faculty members
The Inaugural Lecture of James Dawes as DeWitt Wallace Professor of English
A popular sociology class examines our country’s incarceration culture.
Exhibition at Macalester - Jan. 30 - March 13 “The Soul Selects her own Society: Women Artists from the Miller Meigs Collection”
Can Robots Be Human?
Meet Marvin and Armstrong, two of the robots that roam Olin-Rice Science Center, and two of their human operators.
An internship with the Midwest Art Conservation Center highlighted the value of art for Kelsey Coia ’16.
Osmo Vänskä at Macalester: Brahms Clarinet Quintet with college faculty and friends Feb. 19
The new atomic force microscope in Olin-Rice Science Center provides researchers with amazing images at near-atomic scale.
Macalester New Music Series Presents “INTERSECTION: Jazz Meets Classical Song" with Soprano Patrice Michaels
In his summer research, Evan Weiler ’16 trained robots to navigate around a building and through the air.
Death and Dying
Learning to face life’s end is a key part of this unique anthropology course.
Each January, Macalester sponsors a trip to Guatemala, where students spend two weeks on sustainable community development projects.
Mac Students at ABRCMS
With support of the Macalester-HHMI Science Education Award, four students recently attended the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, two as presenters.
News of 2014
Macalester faculty and students explore some of the year’s top stories.
Working at YouTube
Daniel Pickens-Jones '08, now working at YouTube, was surprised to find other liberal-arts graduates in the tech sector.
Anthropology major Katharine Meier ’15 is getting to know the great apes at the Como Zoo.
Three Mac students learn politics from the inside working for U.S. senators.
Winter: What's to Like?
Plenty of Macalester students revel in our frosty months.
Studying Science Abroad
Three science students study abroad, from Singapore to Scotland.
Macalester Becomes Tobacco-Free January 1
HHMI Young Researchers
From pain to tiny arachnids, Nicole Mathews applied concepts from her science courses as she pursued answers to real-world questions in the lab.
Tiny Australian Arachnids
Collecting specimens in Australia and identifying them in the lab taught Michelle Coblens a lot about the power of original research.
Health Policy Pursuits
Jyothi Dhanwada researches pain and has interned on a U.S. Senate committee in Washington to learn firsthand about the intersection of science and health policy.
Rivers of Electricity
Noah Lupu-Gladstein explored cutting-edge thermoelectrics research in Professor James Heyman’s physics lab.