Picking Bones in Montana
Three geology majors spent the summer studying fossils that tell the story of the ancient wetlands of Montana’s Upper Missouri River Breaks.
Fabulous Field Trips
Macalester's location makes it easy for students to enjoy both urban and rural field trips.
Let's Get Physical
It’s 2:20 on a Friday afternoon. Classes are winding down for the week, but inside the Theatre and Dance Department’s black box studio, the energy levels are just ramping up.
Galileo on Trial
Students in HIST 294—Science, Magic, and Belief—reenacted the 1632 trial to decide whether Galileo’s science was a crime against the Catholic Church.
Alumni Trip to Turkey 2012
On October 23, a group of alumni embarked on the 2012 trip to Turkey, where they visited Istanbul, viewed ancient ruins, and took a four-day yacht trip along the Turquoise Coast. They returned two weeks later with new sights, knowledge, and friendship. Photos by Gabrielle Lawrence '73.
Spending a term abroad confirmed for Stephanie Vilendrer ’13 her desire to be a doctor.
Romeo and Juliet: Start to Finish
The Macalester Theatre and Dance Department proudly presents "Romeo and Juliet" this fall, 2012. A band of players break into a theater and perform Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the spirit of devised theater.
South Africa Adventures
Two Mac students had very different study abroad experiences in Cape Town last year.
To prepare for working in the world’s most populated country, Sam Frost ’13 spent a semester speaking only Chinese.
International Roundtable 2012
The seats were full as speakers from ag businesses and international scholars discussed the future of food.
A geography degree, a facility with Spanish, and photography skills have landed Ross Donihue ’11 a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant.
MAC in the City 2012
View photos from MAC in the City 2012, an annual worldwide, multi-city alumni event.
Music in Milan
Nicole Depolo '13 says, "Studying abroad makes you step out of yourself and your place of origin to better understand all that you previously failed to question."
Latino Poetry Now Reading Fall 2012
Macalester College welcomed gifted and dynamic Latino poets, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Xochiquetzal Candelaria, and Lorena Duarte, who read from their work.
On September 29 nearly 90 students, staff, faculty members, and alumni participated in the Big Gay Race along the riverfront in downtown Minneapolis.
Geology Field Trip to Iowa
A dozen geology students dug up thousands of Devonian era fossils—and made an especially exciting find.