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Expanding your knowledge and critical thinking on innovation and leadership, as well as gaining the opportunity to put your knowledge and skills into practice is a key to success. Partner with the Wilson Center to:

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  • network with Grinnell alumni
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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...