Yingtong Xie ’15 (Chengdu, China) describes her experience learning the bagpipes in Macalester's Pipe Band.
Can Robots Be Human?
Meet Marvin and Armstrong, two of the robots that roam Olin-Rice Science Center, and two of their human operators.
Off to Stanford
Ruxi Zhang '14 found all the things she needed at Macalester for her next step: graduate school at Stanford University.
Gary Krueger: 25 Years of Comparative Economics
Video of Gary Krueger's inaugural lecture as recipient of the college's Cargill Professorship in International Economics, "25 Years of Comparative Economics: The Questions Don't Change, but the Answers Do," given on Feb. 18, 2014 in the John B Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center at Macalester College.
Macalester’s yearly Founder’s Day tradition of playing Pushball ended almost as soon as it began this year.
Computer Science Aids WHO
Computer science students design website to support research on Neglected Tropical Diseases.
Without even asking, Ruby Byrne, Sam Faulkner, Jack Reece, and Everest Robinson unanimously agree that free food on campus is not only a beautiful thing.
Tennis champ, speedcuber, entrepreneur, farmer. Macalester students pursue an array of interests outside the classroom.
Students talk about their favorite locations around campus, from restaurants to dance halls.
Educational Studies professor Tina Kruse teaches both the topic at hand and how to navigate life at Mac in one of the building blocks of a Macalester education: the first-year course.
Cost Vs. Value
"Choosing a college is a lot less like choosing a product than it is like building a relationship," says President Brian Rosenberg. Spring brings with it for high school seniors acceptance letters from a variety of colleges and universities. Choosing the right fit can be daunting.
Every year students celebrate Founders Day with a friendly game of Pushball on Macalester's Old Main Lawn.