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Artistic Output

Every spring seniors manage their own art show in Macalester's Gallery.

Obesity in Costa Rica

Chloe Souza ’12 took home an ACM award for her research on childhood obesity in Costa Rica.

Data Mining in Budapest

Jacob Stein '13, computer science and physics major, didn't think he'd have time to study abroad; then he learned about the AIT-Budapest program.

Commencement 2012

Macalester's Class of 2012 commenced on Saturday, May 12 at 1 p.m. Congratulations everyone.

Spring Dance Concert 2012

Dance students rose to the challenge of producing, choreographing and performing in this concert. They brought forth an eclectic blend of modern, ballet, jazz and hip-hop dance.

Senior Art Show

The senior art show, Specs, opened at the Macalester Art Gallery.

Goodbye Lunch - American Studies

The American Studies Department honored graduating seniors, including three who completed Honors Projects. more


Biology Professor Mark Davis took his class to the Crosby Farm Park to birdwatch.

Rugby Club Sport

The men's team played on a rainy Saturday afternoon.

Dog Days 2012

Alumni, Faculty and community members brought their dogs to campus for some finals stress relief!

Year End Picnic - English

The English Department said farewell to students with a picnic in the Smaill Gallery, Olin-Rice Science Center.

2011 Study Abroad Photo Contest

Macalester students see a lot of the world when they study abroad. Here are some of the entries from the 2011-2012 school year.

Drawing Ordway

Professor Megan Vossler took her ART 370 class to Macalester's Ordway Field Station to draw the natural world.

Civil Rights Swap

Paula Hirschoff '66 writes about the historic Mac-Knoxville exchange program for Macalester Today.

April, 2012

World Tour

Finding it hard to pick one study abroad spot, Sarah Krumholz ’13 opted instead to circle the globe, city by city.

Drawing Goats on Campus

Assistant Professor Megan Vossler brought in unusual subjects for her ART 370 class.

What A Stranger May Know

"What A Stranger May Know" is a play commemorating the Virginia Tech shootings and was performed by Theatre and Dance majors and Twin Cities community participants.

Captive Audiences/Captive Performers

Professor Emeritus Sears Eldredge returned to Macalester to discuss his research on the theatre productions of prisoners of war in South East Asia during World War II.

Mentoring Magic

Aukse Jurkute ’98 recently returned to the Economics Department to talk with students about her experience as head of Central Eastern Europe Middle East & Africa Equity Capital Markets for Merrill Lynch.

Supergroup Workshop

"Performance Studies Praxis: Body and Performance Art," co-taught by Professors Joanna Inglot and Lara Nielsen, recently had a workshop with professional performance artists, Supergroup.

Poetry Reading: Patricia Smith and Quincy Troupe

Renowned poets Quincy Troupe and Patricia Smith performed on campus.

Spring Student Art Show

A showing of student artwork from this semester in the Art Gallery.

Community and Global Health Spring Poster Session

Maurice Tomlinson

MacPics Spring Showcase

MacPics, a student organization, held its spring gallery show at Gallery 13 in Minneapolis to feature the work of Macalester students and ten high school students who participated in Camp CAMERA.

Harry Potter Dessert Feast

International Law

Ezequiel Jimenez Martinez ’13 gained plenty of knowledge of global law during a semester in the Netherlands.

African Interlude

Rachel Mueller ‘13 devoted a semester to studying music and spirituality in Senegal.

Back to Germany

After graduation last May, Carl Skarbek ’11 took his lab and classroom experiences straight to Germany.

Migrant Parent Workers

In Bolivia, Erica Martinez ’12 studied what happens to kids left behind by migrant worker parents.

Relay For Life 2012

The Mac community draws together to remember, celebrate, and fight back against cancer.

Adelante! Latin@ Week 2012

¡Adelante! is a campus-wide student organization deeply engaged with Latin@ history, culture and politics. This year ¡Adelante! concentrated its efforts on the D.R.E.A.M. Act

Peeps Contest 2012

The Fourth annual "Classics vs. History Marshmallow Peeps Diorama Contest" took place March 23 in Old Main.