April, 2015

The Lost Art

Failing at Failure

President Rosenberg examines the lessons that can be learned from failure.

Breaking Out

How to Be a Better Scot

Taking it to the next level with some advice from your Macalester friends.

From Fielding to Delivering

Anna Munson ’15 is poised to join a different kind of team—a medical one, as a nurse-midwife.

Sunny With a Chance of Snowballs

Macalester professor researching book re feminism in post-communist Poland

Newman Civic Fellow Award goes to Macalester Student

Macalester student selected as a 2015 Frank Karel Fellow

Macalester Goes 100% Solar and Could Save Millions of Dollars with SunEdison

Facilities Upgrades Taking Shape on Campus

Sher Afgan Tareen After Mac

Sher Afgan Tareen - PhD program at Florida State University reflects on his life now

The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department presents Stitchworks, the Spring 2015 Dance Concert

Justice in The Hague

HRH concentrators discuss their internships in the Netherlands

Building a Website

With guidance from the Mac alumni network, four students learned how to apply computer science to a global humanitarian project.

Criminal Justice Research

Charlie Stanton makes use of the Twin Cities with nearby internships.

Young Alumni Paths

Young alumni reflect on their lives now.

Invitation to St. Paul residents for Climate Preparedness training on May 1st

Macalester Names Economics Professor Karine Moe As Provost

Macalester students’ project will provide educational opportunities for migrant students in rural China

Macalester students’ project will provide educational opportunities for migrant students in rural China

March, 2015

Macalester Professor Named American Council on Education Fellow

The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department Presents Fahrenheit 451, April 9-11

American Lawns

Geography major Amy Lebowitz ’15 explores the meaning of the great American front yard.

A Journalist's Journey

Ben Bartenstein ’16 is well on his way to a career as an international reporter.

Macalester professor receives two grants to support research next year in Latin America

National Parks Intern

Intern Olivia Nelson worked on water quality issues at Coldwater Spring, a nearby national park on the Mississippi River.

Temporary Nomad

Nathaniel Williams wanted to study in a country beyond his comfort zone. His choice: Mongolia.

Making Monologues

Award-winning novelist/professor Marlon James and actor/director/professor Harry Waters, Jr. team up to teach a new course.

VP for Student Affairs, Laurie Hamre, Wins 2015 Thomas Jefferson Award

Eye Tracking in Vienna

Mihaela Barokova ’15 interns at the University of Vienna while studying away in Germany.

The Inaugural Lecture of Thomas Halverson as DeWitt Wallace Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Macalester Professor’s book offers new perspective on the Qur’an and modern Islam in Turkey

Real-World Experience

Thanks to the Winter Mann-Hill Fellowships, every winter break there are students out in the world exploring career interests in health care or medicine.

Macalester English Prof. Marlon James scheduled to be on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” Tuesday, March 3

El-Kati Lectureship: “Black Feminism in Today’s Pop Culture: Pleasure. Desire. Purposeful Transgression.”

This year’s Mahmoud El-Kati Distinguished Lectureship in American Studies will present a Rap Sessions Panel titled “Black Feminism in Today’s Pop Culture: Pleasure. Desire. Purposeful Transgression.”

February, 2015

Massive Math Meeting

MSCS students presented their summer research at a meeting of nearly 6,000 mathematicians.

Macalester professor’s research finds positive and non-conflicted racial identities among multiracial 10-13 year-olds

Studying by Sea

For a semester, Sonia Pollock's classroom was a sailboat on the Pacific Ocean.

Music Man

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.

Intergenerational Conversations

Live It! Fund project inspires conversations between Chilean elders and grandchildren.

Macalester Elects New Board Member