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At Macalester College华夏彩票平台登录, we’re painting a different picture of what a liberal arts education can be—one where challenging academics inspire personal, social, and intellectual growth. With special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society, a cation prepares students to thrive in a globally connected world.

94%

Class of 2018 graduate placement rate

16

Average number of students in a class

96%

Class of 2019 participation in volunteer work, academic community-based learning, or applied research

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@华夏彩票平台登录macalesterchemistry party

@华夏彩票平台登录macalesterchemistry hosted its annual end-of-semester party last week with a hearty celebration of @华夏彩票平台登录unesco’s declaration of 2019 as The International Year of the Periodic Table, honoring the 150th anniversary of Dmitri Mendeleev’s momentous contribution. Several periodic table inspired games were played. The photo features the three game winners. Starting left: Duane Nguyen ’21, Kellie Stellmach ’20, and Erin Webb ’21 posing with the illustrated guest of honor, Dmitri.

@华夏彩票平台登录macalesterchemistry party

@华夏彩票平台登录macalesterchemistry hosted its annual end-of-semester party last week with a hearty celebration of @华夏彩票平台登录unesco’s declaration of 2019 as The International Year of the Periodic Table, honoring the 150th anniversary of Dmitri Mendeleev’s momentous contribution. Several periodic table inspired games were played. The photo features the three game winners. Starting left: Duane Nguyen ’21, Kellie Stellmach ’20, and Erin Webb ’21 posing with the illustrated guest of honor, Dmitri.
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Image of the Day

Image of the Day: Students in Associate Professor Rachael Huener’s German 204 class channeled their inner Max Beckmann at @华夏彩票平台登录artsmia earlier this semester. #heymac

Image of the Day

Image of the Day: Students in Associate Professor Rachael Huener’s German 204 class channeled their inner Max Beckmann at @华夏彩票平台登录artsmia earlier this semester. #heymac
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End of Semester

The sun is setting on another semester at Macalester. #heymac

End of Semester

The sun is setting on another semester at Macalester. #heymac