The Wilson Center’s goal is to enhance your skill and knowledge in leadership and innovation, in turn, benefitting your career, service, and other aspects of your life. Strengthen your Grinnell experience through courses, experiences, events, and a wide variety of activities and programs through the Wilson Center.

Expanding your knowledge and critical thinking skills is paramount to your continued academic, service, and career success. Gain a well-rounded complement to your liberal arts education through our courses and experiences that can make you a stronger leader and innovator in a variety of ways. The Wilson Center also has a partial focus on practical application, letting you put your ideas into practice. Partner with the Wilson Center to:

  • bring in a relevant speaker
  • sponsor an event
  • attend a conference
  • enroll in focused classes
  • network with Grinnell alumni
  • be a leader on campus

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A roundtable with translator Arthur Goldhammer about translation, the translator, and the ideas shaping American and European politics right now.

Every year during Family Weekend at Grinnell, students are able to present their research and summer internships experiences at the Social Studies and Humanities Divisions Poster Session and Reception. This provides an excellent opportunity to share their work with faculty, staff and fellow...