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The Jesse Macy House at 1205 Park Street opened in spring 2008— a newly renovated home for many of the College's distinguished programs. The house brings together programs that regularly enrich the lives of Grinnellians by bringing special speakers and performers to campus,...

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Marsha Ternus, attorney, former chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, who taught a class on restorative justice at Grinnell College: “I think any time you are talking about public policy, it’s good to have all the players on board, because then you have a consistent approach...

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A Tradition of Leadership Throughout its history, Grinnell has emphasized the importance of human rights and social progress, and encouraged the discussion of the public policies affecting both. Grinnell was a center of abolitionist activity in the 1850s and one of the first...
Upcoming Events   January 19 - In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. DayPatricia Williams, James L. Dohr Professor of Law 10:30 a.m.  JRC 101Teach In:  “Hoping Against Hopelessness:  An Anatomy of Short Lives” 1:30 p.m.  JRC 101Call and Response January 20 - Martin Luther...
Event Funding Requests for fall semester programming are due by October 1, 2014. Requests for spring semester programming are due by March 1, 2015. Please complete the Rosenfield Program Funding Proposal form and submit to Rosenfield Program Director, Sarah Purcell, at purcelsj[...
Internships allow students to integrate classroom theory with career-related professional work experience. The Rosenfield Program provides funding to 10 or more students each summer to pursue internships worldwide, focusing on issues of public affairs, international relations,...
Summer Internships Each year the Rosenfield Program provides stipends for summer student internships in the areas of public affairs, international relations, and human rights. These opportunities allow Grinnell students to apply their interest and education away from campus in a...
New York Times Academic Passes Available If you have a Grinnell College email account, you can have access to a digital copy of the New York Times. A set number of users each day can claim a NY Times.com Academic Pass. Simply log in, enter your email address and set up a...

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Grinnell College students will have the chance to question a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist during the opening of “A Century of War: 1914 and Beyond.” Chris Hedges spent two decades as a war correspondent, most of them with the New York Times. On Sept. 16, he will Head a...
Spoken-word artist Malcolm London has been called the “Gil Scott-Heron of this generation.” The young activist visits campus Saturday, Nov. 1, for two events. At 3 p.m., Grinnellians who recently took part in a rally in Feguson, Mo. join London for a group discussion in the Joe...
Campus committees abound at Grinnell and are among the numerous ways for students to leave their footprint. High student participation in campus committees may be an obvious result of self-governance. */ Make Your Mark A small sample of current campus committees hints at the...
Lecture: 4:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, Rosenfield Center Room 101Game: 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, Rosenfield Center Room 209 Companies, governments, and others are capturing, curating, storing, and analyzing petabytes of data about nearly everything, including you. Consumer,...
Each year, the Rosenfield Program sponsors several competitive grants that support student internships in public affairs, international relations, or human rights. The Rosenfield Committee interprets its mandate to fund student work in these areas broadly. Last summer, students...
A political expert will discuss the Tea Party and reactionary politics on the heels of a highly charged and historic election season. Chris Parker, associate professor and Stuart A. Scheingold professor of social justice and political science at the University of Washington,...
  Two experts on counterinsurgency present their sharply diverging views during a debate sponsored by the College’s Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights. Col. Gian Gentile is professor of history at the U.S. Military Academy at West...
Talk: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 Rosenfield Center Room 101 Harry Hopkins 1912 became one of the architects of the New Deal and chief aide to President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression and World War II. He was considered the most powerful man in President Roosevelt...
Grinnell College Dean Michael Latham will deliver the Scholars’ Convocation titled "Development at War: The United States and Modernization in South Vietnam." His talk examines how the U.S. responded to global decolonization in the midst of the Cold War, and the role that...
Jonathan Kozol, a nationally recognized expert on education and New York Times bestselling author, will deliver a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in Herrick Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public. Kozol has devoted most of his life to the challenge of providing...
2013 prizewinners honored in the third annual Grinnell Prize Symposium. Today’s Public Events— Lunch with Prize Recipients: Noon, Marketplace Dining Pavilion Celebration in Des Moines: 5:30–8 p.m. World Food Prize Headquarters, 100 Locust St. The 2013 Grinnell Prize recipients,...
2013 prizewinners honored in the third annual Grinnell Prize Symposium. Today’s Public Event— Award Ceremony and Keynote Presentation: 4:15 p.m. Herrick Chapel (will be live streamed) The 2013 Grinnell Prize recipients, Elizabeth Scharpf and Julian Ingabire Kayibanda of...
  2013 prizewinners honored in the third annual Grinnell Prize Symposium. Today’s Public Events—Roundtable Luncheon with Winners: noon, Rosenfield Center Room 101"People with Rights," Access Asylum Winners: 7:30 p.m. Rosenfield Center Room 101 (will be live streamed)Pub Quiz: 9...
2013 prizewinners honored in the third annual Grinnell Prize Symposium. Today’s Public Event— "Changing the World," SHE winners: 4:15 p.m. Rosenfield Center Room 101 (will be live streamed) The 2013 Grinnell Prize recipients, Elizabeth Scharpf and Julian Ingabire Kayibanda of...
  2013 prizewinners honored in the third annual Grinnell Prize Symposium. Saturday's Public Event— Bowling with Winners: 8 p.m. Bowladrome (915 State St., Grinnell) The 2013 Grinnell Prize recipients, Elizabeth Scharpf and Julian Ingabire Kayibanda of Sustainable Health...
Rosenfield Program Alum-In-Residence Dorje Gurung ’94, an activist and educator, will speak on “Human Rights and Education of Marginalized People of Nepal” at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, Room 101. The talk is free and open to the public. While on...
Fighting in the Middle East continues to have broad implications for the rest of the world, according to a political analyst who studies the violent groups jockeying for control in Iraq. Ahmed Ali ’08 will give the talk “Iraq’s Crossroads: ISIS and Political Challenges” at noon...
In the latest installment of the yearlong War on Drugs Symposium, law professor Douglas Berman presents “Understanding and Undoing Mass Incarceration” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, Room 101. Berman’s free public lecture is sponsored by the ...
Ethan Lipton and Orchestra will present No Place to Go—a “hilarious, irreverent ode to the unemployed” that won the Obie Award in 2012—at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center Room 101.  Steeped in American musical traditions ranging from blues and jazz...
**New schedule changes due to weather** As thousands of athletes prepare to gather in Sochi for the XXII Olympic Winter Games beginning Feb. 7, the eyes of the world are on Russia — and its mercurial leader, Vladimir Putin. To help understand this fascinating and powerful man —...
Explore the issues surrounding marriage in modern America with a panel discussion on “Marriage Equality, Implementation, and What’s Next.” The panelists will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court rulings overturning the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8,...
Explore topics that affect us all through the Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights. Throughout its history, Grinnell has emphasized the importance of human rights and social progress, and encouraged the discussion of the public policies...
Grinnell College's Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights will host athree-day symposium, Sept. 11-13,* to discuss "Who Should Teach Our Children? Education and Democracy Worldwide." The Office of the President and the Grinnell College...
Drone use has become prolific, despite a lack of public knowledge and debate, says an expert who will speak during a symposium on drones and drone warfare. “The issue of how drones are used, both in warfare and in domestic spaces, is one of the most vital social problems of our...
GRINNELL, IA – The Honorable Maged Refaat Aboulmagd, Consul General of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Chicago, will speak at Grinnell College at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Joe Rosenfield '25 Center, Room 101. The talk is titled "Prospects for Future American-Egyptian...
  Peter Beck ’02, a senior analyst for the Government Accountability Office, will discuss “The State of Federal Performance” in a roundtable discussion at noon Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Burling Library Lounge.  Beck will also give a talk on "Careers in Government” in Rosenfield...
“Twenty years ago, Grinnell College did something that no one else would do. They vouched for a young man who had lost everything and needed a second chance,” says Jeetander Dulani ’98. “Before applying to Grinnell, I had been homeless, and while I was able to get off the street...
A seasoned diplomat will delve into the growing tensions between the U.S. and Russia in his talk on Nov. 20. Ambassador Ian Kelly will deliver the lecture “The U.S., Russia, and Bridging the East-West Divide” at 4:15 p.m., Nov. 20 in the Alumni Recitation Hall, Room 302. “...
Lecture: 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, Rosenfield Center 101 Louise Fresco, an expert on sustainable food production, visits Grinnell this week to discuss “World Food Day: The Next Decade.” "From agriculture to climate change to sustainable development, Louise Fresco's expertise...

News Release

  GRINNELL, IA – Twenty years after President Ronald Reagan’s challenge to “tear down this wall,” Grinnell College’s Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights will offer a symposium, Sept. 21-23, to discuss “Beyond the Cold War: The World...
Grinnell College’s Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations and Human Rights will sponsor a Feb. 21-23 symposium on the global financial crisis with professionals from the Federal Reserve, Standard & Poor’s, the Washington Post, and academia. Sarah...

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The Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights prepares students for a lifetime of civic engagement and connects the Grinnell community to the broader social and political issues that define the world beyond Grinnell. The program enriches the...