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Building

This college-owned house is one of the three available project houses on campus. A project house consists of students with a common interest and a desire to promote that interest to the campus community. Groups interested in a house must submit a project proposal and present...

External News

  Link:  http://www.volunteeringinamerica.gov/ Information on volunteering and civic engagement from the Corporation for National & Community Service.  

Issue

"Grinnell put us together. This is the meeting place," says Serbian Kristina Duric '13. She and Californian Cynthia Amezcua '14 talk about international friendships, the global Grinnell family, and living abroad. Meet Grinnell in a minute and a half, then go deeper with our...

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Grinnell College Alternative Break (GCAB) is a student-run organization that offers students the opportunity to travel as members of a fun, safe, and intentional service community during their Fall and Spring breaks. By living and working in the communities they serve, students...
April 23, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pmApril 30, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pmMay 7, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pmMay 14, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pmMay 21, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pmMay 28, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pmJune 4, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pmJune 11, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pmJune 18, 2013 - 5:45pm - 6:30pmJune...
Video of Prison Program Panel--November 2012 Your gifts make our work possible. The Liberal Arts in Prison Program is funded almost entirely by private donations and grants. Your gift provides liberal arts education to incarcerated students and fosters Grinnell's commitment to...
On the Prize Background History of the Grinnell Prize The Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize, directly reflects Grinnell’s historic mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their...
We email the Liberal Arts in Prison newsletter twice a year to keep you up to date on what we're doing. Subscriptions Sign up for our newsletter to receive biannual updates on our program. Liberal Arts in Prison Newsletter Archive 04/16/2013 - Spring 2013 Newsletter 08/13/2012...
Donate Your gifts make our work possible. The Liberal Arts in Prison Program is funded almost entirely by private donations and grants. Your gift provides liberal arts education to incarcerated students and fosters Grinnell's commitment to social justice. All donations are tax-...
Volunteer Our PowerPoint Presentation for Prospective Volunteers provides helpful information for anyone who is considering applying to volunteer with the program. We hold our volunteer meeting for students early in the semester, so it is best to contact us as early as possible...
2014 Grinnell Prize Winners Winners of the 2014 Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize will be announced on September 3, 2014. 2013 Grinnell Prize Emily Arnold-Fernández and Asylum Access Video of 2013 Grinnell Prize: Emily Arnold-Fernández, Asylum Access...

News Item

Grinnell, Iowa – Sister Helen Prejean—the Roman Catholic nun whose efforts to abolish the death penalty inspired the Oscar-winning film Dead Man Walking—will present the keynote speech at the Grinnell Prize awards ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 4:15 p.m. in Herrick Chapel at...
The Grinnell College Board of Trustees initiated a series of studies at its February meeting designed to result in a wind farm to supply power for college use. College officials are now preparing a financing plan, performing feasibility studies and considering locations to...
Choosing which colleges to apply to, filling out application forms, and figuring out financial aid—those aren’t easy tasks no matter who you are or where you’re from. Those tasks can be even more stressful if your parents or guardians didn’t go through it themselves and you need...
>> PRESIDENT KINGTON: Good Evening. As President of Grinnell College I am pleased to welcome you to the presentation of the 2012 Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize Winners. The Grinnell Prize honors individuals under the age of 40, who have...
  The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Once again, Grinnell is a top Fulbright producer according to the U.S. Department of State’s complete list of colleges and universities that produced the most 2013-2014...
  The Wall Street Journal - New York, NY, United States - 5/6/2009 Read the article. Read President Osgood's essay.
Jerry Greenfield delivers the keynote speech at the Grinnell Prize Symposium in November 2012. Credit: Blur MediaWorks >>SARAH PURCELL: So it is my real privilege to introduce Jerry Greenfield this afternoon. I first met Jerry when he was here for the commencement of his...
  Contacts:   Lauren Sieben, Chronicle of Higher Education Liberal-Arts Colleges Reach Minds Behind Bars By Lauren Sieben Re-published with permission of The Chronicle of Higher Education John Hammers spent the past 12 years behind bars. His daily routine consisted...
Posted by:  Lesley Wright State Rep. Scott Raecker, a Grinnell alumnus, has introduced a bill in the Iowa Legislature to sell a painting, Jackson Pollock's "Mural," owned by the University of Iowa Museum of Art in order to create a fund to pay for scholarships for art students....

News Release

Grinnell College has announced the winners of the second annual  Grinnell Prize honoring young innovators for social change: Cristi Hegranes, executive director and founder, Global Press Institute; Jacob A. Wood, president of  Team Rubicon, and William B. McNulty III vice...
Grinnell College today announced the creation of a $300,000 annual prize program to honor individuals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change....

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