World Philosophy Day with Dessa
Spending a term abroad confirmed for Stephanie Vilendrer ’13 her desire to be a doctor. more
Speak Series - You play ball like a girl
Romeo and Juliet: Start to Finish
The play beings in Lowe Dayton Commons in this devised theater version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
South Africa Adventures
Two Mac students had very different study abroad experiences in Cape Town last year.
First-Year Dinners 2012
Physical Theater, Robert Rosen's Class
To prepare for working in the world’s most populated country, Sam Frost ’13 spent a semester speaking only Chinese.
Cultural House Poetry Slam
Annual Eid-ul-Adha Celebration
American Studies Halloween
International Roundtable 2012
The seats were full as speakers from ag businesses and international scholars discussed the future of food.
Hannah Warman ‘13 spent the summer in Rwanda as a student researcher.
A geography degree, a facility with Spanish, and photography skills have landed Ross Donihue ’11 a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant.
Presidential Debate Screening Fall 2012
Cone of Light
Students experiment with the film "Line Describing a Cone."
MAC in the City 2012
View photos from MAC in the City 2012, an annual worldwide, multi-city alumni event.
Petting Zoo, Fall 2012
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."
Sing Protest, Sing Peace
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.
Live It Fund Presentations Fall 2012
Carne Asada Fall 2012
Mesa Chill Out Fall 2012
Geology Field Trip to Iowa
A dozen geology students dug up thousands of Devonian era fossils—and made an especially exciting find.
Afrika! Dinner Fall 2012
Intrigued by a class in structural geology, Nikita Avdievitch ’13 accompanied his professor to Northeast China to study an unusual outcropping of rocks.
IGC Open House
Welcome Back to School
Student Org Fair
During the first week of the semester Macalester held its annual Student Org fair, where students saw (and signed up for!) the broad selection of student orgs Macalester has to offer.
Lara Avery '10 Book Reading
Lara Avery read from Anything But Ordinary at Common Good Books on September 12.
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Open House
Mairs Concert Hall, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center & Gallery. A chance to see our renovated space.
Macward Bound 2012
Sixty-one intrepid first-year students kicked off the year with a trip to the Minnesota wilderness—and wouldn’t trade the experience for anything.
Into the Streets - 2012
Into the Streets is the service-learning portion of orientation, in which all incoming first-year students participate in half-day service projects with community organizations.
Bingo for Books
Students played Bingo to win products and gift cards donated from local businesses and the Macalester Bookstore.President Brian Rosenberg and Dean of Students Jim Hoppe will announce Bingo numbers.
Orientation 2012 – Moving In
Orientation 2012 – Picnic
Allison Einolf ’13 set sail this summer into a changing climate.
Emma WestRasmus ’13 found that Peru was the perfect place to learn about community health and gender issues while improving her Spanish.
Janet Wallace Renovation
The Music Building and Arts Commons are now open and beautiful.
Since 1999, Macalester's Classics Department has taken students and alumni to this important archaeological site in Israel. It's hot, hard work, but they keep coming back for more.
Biology professor Sarah Boyer took three students to the Australian rainforest to research some unique fauna of Australia on their own turf. more
On May 10, flames signaled a controlled burn at Macalester’s Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area (Ordway Field Station), in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, 17 miles from campus. The college contracted with Prairie Restorations, Inc. to conduct the burn, to stimulate the growth of desired prairie flowers and grasses, remove thatch, and reduce woody plant invasion into the prairie.
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter slept here. So too have scores of famous authors, visiting scholars, prospective faculty, and first-year parents clutching damp Kleenex. Welcome to the Hugh S. Alexander Alumni House, a Georgian brick colonial located at 1644 Summit Avenue.