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The 17 women presented in this poster are currently in teaching, research, or administrative positions in colleges or universities.

Opportunity

The APSA Minority Fellowship Program offers scholarships for students in underrepresented groups applying for doctoral programs in Political Science and an interest in teaching. For more information, please visit their website.
Assistant to the Department Chair Job Description: The Assistant to the Department Chair provides support services to the department by working closely with the Department Chair. Duties may include filing, editing, and copying department documents, and general office procedures...
Box Office Manager Job Description: The Box Office Manager is the public face of the department. He or she is responsible for coordinating all ticketing for events taking place in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, including Theatre Department productions, Music Department...
Box Office Staff Job Description: Box Office staff members are responsible for distributing tickets for all events in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, including Theatre Department productions, Music Department concerts, Public Events engagements, and other events. Minimum of 2...
The culmination of the history major is a junior-senior level seminar that provides an in-depth examination of a period, theme, or issue of historical importance. This document is a comprehensive listing of all seminars that have been offered, have been considered, or will...
Costume Storage Coordinator Job Description: The Costume Storage Coordinator works closely with the Costume Studio Supervisor to supervise and coordinate the movement of all costuming items in and out of the department’s costume storage facilities. The Costume Storage...
Costume Studio Manager Job Description: The Costume Studio Manager works closely with the Costume Studio Supervisor to coordinate work schedules of all Stitchers to ensure smooth operation of the Costume Studio. Minimum of 3 hrs/week scheduled/flex time. Preferred Skills/...
Grinnell College's CS Table is a weekly gathering of folks on campus (students, faculty, staff, alums, etc.) to talk about issues relating to computer science. CS Table meets each Friday at noon in JRC 224A, the Day Public Dining Room (PDR) in the Joe Rosenfeld '25 Center (JRC...
Grinnell’s  student dance ensemble offers opportunities to work with renowned choreographers as well as to create new dances. Ensemble members study contemporary dance and related techniques and perform each semester. The company’s performances are produced by the Department of...
House Manager Job Description: The House Manager is responsible for coordinating all Front-Of-House (FOH) operations in the Theatre Department. Specific responsibilities include: coordinating usher sign-ups from acting classes; training and supervising ushers; communicating with...
Joseph F. Wall '41 Scholarship The Joseph F. Wall '41 Scholarship was established in 1983 by the Class of 1958 in honor of Joseph F. Wall '41, a graduate of Grinnell, Professor Emeritus of History, Dean of the College, and the first director of the college's Rosenfield Public...
The Judith Louise McKim Sociology Scholarship is awarded yearly to a top-junior or senior sociology major by the Grinnell sociology department.
This fellowship, established through the generosity of Kathryn Jagow Mohrman '67, supports advanced student research or special projects receiving academic credit within the Departments of History and Political Science. The Fellowship encourages students to examine phenomena...
This fellowship, established through the generosity of Kathryn Jagow Mohrman '67, supports advanced student research or special projects receiving academic credit within the Departments of History and Political Science. The Fellowship encourages students to examine phenomena...
A history MAP normally follows work begun in a 300-level history seminar, so that the student can undertake exhaustive research on a precisely defined topic to produce a paper as close as possible in quality to the articles published in history journals. MAP proposals unrelated...
The Open Space Production Season provides an opportunity for interested and qualified individuals to produce theatrical events of their own initiative.  Within a given academic year, the Department of Theatre and Dance recognizes that the co-curricular, main stage season will...
The basic requirement is 32 credits of work in history with a grade of C or higher, 20 of which must be earned within the History Department of Grinnell College, with at least two 300-level history seminars taken at Grinnell (each taught by a different professor). All students...
Production Assistant/Bookkeeper Job Description: The Production Assistant/Bookkeeper works closely with the Technical Director to maintain the financial records of the department. The student in this position also performs other miscellaneous tasks at the direction of the...
Production Stage Manager (PSM) Job Description: The primary responsibility of the PSM is to train and prepare mainstage stage managers for the challenges of their position and to provide support and guidance throughout the production process. The PSM’s secondary responsibility...
Properties Storage Coordinator Job Description: The Props Storage Coordinator is responsible for the organization, coordination, and security of the Theatre Department props storage. This staff member enforces a check-out/check-in system for issuing Theatre Department props to...
The Russell J. Linnemann '65 Travel Fellowship is a new prize which offers financial support to Grinnell College students who would like to travel to conduct historical research or to prepare themselves to conduct historical research on an international topic.  The prize honors...
Scene Shop Staff Job Description: Scene Shop Staff members work closely with the Technical Director and students in Theatre 115: Introduction to Stagecraft to perform the majority of the construction (primarily carpentry), painting, electrics, and other technical work involved...
Students must complete two 300-level history seminars in order to complete the major.  Here are our seminar offerings for the 2013-2014 academic year. FALL 2013 History 311.01 "Politics in the Early American Republic." Students in this seminar will discover and debate recent...
Fall 2015 History 314.01  “The U.S. Civil War:  History and Memory.”  Students in this seminar will complete major research projects about the U.S. Civil War and/or its presence in public memory.  The Civil War was a major watershed event, and students will study a number of...
Students must complete two 300-level history seminars in order to complete the major. Here are our seminar offerings for the 2014-2015 academic year. FALL 2014 History 322.01 "Sex and Sexuality in American History." This seminar investigates the history of sex and sexuality in...
The Student Educational Policy Committee, or SEPC, is a student-faculty liaison group which provides faculty with student input on professors, candidates, curriculum, and other departmental issues. It also organizes social events within the department.
Stitcher Job Description: Stitchers in the Costume Studio perform the majority of the construction, sorting, cleaning, mending, and altering work for costumes of mainstage productions. Stitchers also work as Wardrobe Crew Chiefs, a paid position on mainstage productions. Minimum...
Current Grinnell students are invited to apply to work at the Preschool Laboratory. To apply for a position, please print out the forms, fill them out carefully, and turn them in to Karen Veerhusen-Langerud at the Preschool. Preschool Teaching Assistant Application Preschool...
Summer Research Descriptions Science Summer Research Application Form
The Alan R. Jones '50 Travel Fellowship offers financial support to Grinnell College students to travel to conduct research on a topic of American history connected to their work in a history course, an independent study, or a Mentored Advanced Project (MAP). The prize honors...
Every year the history department awards the Charles E. Payne Scholarship to the outstanding history major in the prospective senior class.  The Payne Scholarship was established in 1967 by Ina Chatterton Payne in honor of her husband Professor Charles E. Payne, who was for many...
Each year the Lura Camery Prize, established through the bequest of Lura Camery ’24, honors with a cash award the “outstanding work of historical interpretation (concerning the non-English-speaking world) submitted during the year to the Department of History by a full-time...
5th Year Internship Internship Description: The 5th Year Internship provides an opportunity for a student to have a “real world” transitional experience. The intern gains this experience by working in the scene shop (with Erik Sanning, Technical Director) and/or the costume...
Some popular service opportunities that Grinnellians, and sociology majors in particular, avail of include the following: Peace Corps Teach for America Lutheran Volunteer Corps Grinnell Corps Americorps

Building

The Alumni Recitation Hall contains classrooms for classes in the Social Studies and Humanities, as well as faculty offices for departments of foreign languages and Classics. The facilities also include a 158-seat screening auditorium, the multipurpose Meredith AudioVisual...
Recital Hall and Rehearsal Rooms Sebring-Lewis Hall in the Bucksbaum Center has elevated Grinnell's musical performance tradition by providing an intimate, accessible, and acoustically responsive space. Well suited for student and faculty recitals and concerts, the recital hall...
This college-owned house is one of Grinnell’s five language houses. These houses are associated with their corresponding academic department. The purpose of the language house program is to provide students who speak, or are learning to speak, another language with an...
More commonly known as German House, this college owned house is one of Grinnell’s five language houses. These houses are associated with their corresponding academic department. The purpose of the language house program is to provide students who speak, or are learning to speak...
Today the building provides attractive office space for faculty in the English, history, and gender, women's, and sexuality studies departments, smaller classrooms ideal for discussion, and a lounge.  
1217 Park Street is a College-owned house and is our Russian House. The purpose of the language house program is to provide students who speak, or are learning to speak, another language with an environment that is conducive to learning the language, culture, and customs of the...
  1316 Park Street is a College-owned house. More commonly known as Spanish House, 1315 Park is one of Grinnell’s five language houses. These houses are associated with their corresponding academic department. The purpose of the language house program is to provide students who...

External News

  Link:  Web Deleuze One of the best academic websites around, and a model of the web's potential in terms of making materials available to a broad audience. The managers seek to place on line by October 1999 approximately 80 of Gilles Deleuze's lectures presented at the...

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At Grinnell, all studies take place within a liberal arts framework, focusing on the study of German literature and culture through the contexts of the arts, history, social history, philosophy, and politics. While the German language provides the foundation of our department,...
We are very proud of our alumni! Our majors go on to work in architecture, arts management, community service, development, education, law, and museums and galleries—or physics, computer science, and economics. Those pursuing advanced degrees in art history have a brilliant...
Courses that focus primarily on various forms of artistic expression or philosophical thought ART 230 – Northern Renaissance Art ART 231 – Modern Art in Europe, 1900–1940 ART 232 – Art Since 1945 ART 248 – Greek Archaeology and Art ART 250 – Roman Archaeology and Art ART 295 –...
We are living in a Golden Age for astronomy, and Grinnell College offers its students a range of opportunities to experience the excitement of direct involvement in astronomical observation and investigation. The unusually sophisticated instrumentation at Grinnell's observatory...
Upcoming Courses Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Current Courses Spring 2014 Course# Course Title Professor Category AMS235/ANT235 Anthropology of American Culture Gibel Mevorach B AMS395/ANT395 The Cultural Politics of Fashion Gibel Mevorach D ANT227 Mothers and Infants Bentley-...
Joining a Music Department ensemble is an enjoyable, hands-on way of exploring music you might not encounter in any other way, guided by faculty who are experts in the field. It can provide you with an experience that is intellectually stimulating, aesthetically rewarding, and...
Many of the English faculty have developed online projects to enhance our teaching.This page highlights a few examples of such projects. Stephen Andrews has collaborated with Ralph Russell of the music department and technologists David Berk and Munindra Khaund to create a...
The Grinnell Science Project is committed to developing the talents of all students interested in science and mathematics, especially those from groups underrepresented in the sciences -- students of color, first-generation college students, and women in physics, mathematics and...
It was with great sadness that Grinnell College informs faculty, students and staff that John Mohan, friend, colleague, and beloved professor of Russian, passed away unexpectedly Saturday evening, April 5, 2003. Cause of death was heart failure. Our thoughts and prayers continue...
When you study the world's religious traditions, you learn about the histories, literatures, practices and beliefs that have shaped human societies. You study rituals and festivals that organize perceptions of time and place, disciplines that develop modes of attention,  and...
Grinnell offers opportunities for students who want to continue their studies off-campus. Religious studies majors have lived in Hindu communities while studying in India, immersed themselves in the religious culture of Japan, studied with Buddhists scholars, and learned Hebrew...
Student Summer Research Projects Research Opportunities at Grinnell Current MAPs (Summer 2013) Science Summer Research Application Form Prof. Chris FrenchTitle: Noncommutative, Imprimitive Association schemes of Rank 6 Description: Association schemes are one generalization of...
Outline of the 2014 Fall Semester Schedule: Please take this as an overview and limit your outside plans until after the first several weeks in London. Details about the semester, such as dates and destinations of field trips, will be finalized then. You will learn about your...

News Item

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Grinnell College’s partnership with Nanjing University. At the end of May, President Raynard S. Kington, Dean Paula Smith, and other College officials travel to Nanjing, China — a city of about 8 million on the Yangtze River and some 250...
The Rachael Asrelsky Anthropology Paper Prize. This award is given annually to the author of an outstanding paper written for an anthropology class in honor of Rachael Asrelsky ('89) who died in the Lockerbie bombing while returning from an off-campus program. 2012 Recepients:...
Sunspot scientist came close to flying on orbital mission Las Cruses BulletinLas Cruses, Nm., United StatesJuly 22, 2011 The scientist who looked up at the Sun from atop the Sacramento Mountains hoped to get an even closer look, as a payload specialist, during the STS-51F Space...
Two courses of students and faculty participated in international field trips during winter break 2013. Kathy Jacobson and Peter Jacobson, associate professors of biology, traveled with students from their Namib Desert Ecology course. Students in Korea's Economic Development...
Professor Christopher French cowrote an article, "Hankel Transforms of Linear Combinations of Catalan Numbers" with math majors Michael Dougherty, Benjamin Saderholm, and Wenyang Qian, all math majors in the class of 2012. The article appeared on April 20 in the Journal of...
ALEX MCCONNELL '12 attended a semester-long CIEE Russian Language programALANA VOGEL '12 taught English in Tolyatti.SYDNEY DEVINE '13
The Ralph Luebben Award in Anthropology is awarded to the graduating senior who best exemplifies the ideal Anthropology student including meritorious scholarly work, breadth in the discipline, field experience, and an anthropological viewpoint on life. 2012 Recipients: Maya...
Happy year of the horse! A Lunar New Year celebration was held on the evening of January 31, 2014 at Harris Concert Hall. The party was attended by around three hundred students, faculty and staff members, families, host families, and Grinnell community members. We had delicious...
Over winter break, several members of the department attended the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Baltimore, the largest annual gathering of mathematicians and statisticians in the world. Chris Hellmann ('16) and Brennan Langenbach ('16) presented a poster entitled "Symplectic...
Prof. Chamberland will be a member of the editorial board for the magazine Math Horizons from 2014-2018. Math Horizons, published four times a year, is a vibrant and accessible forum for mathematics, especially with students in mind. You can find issues of this magazine spread...
  Professors Shuman, Blanchard, Chamberland, T. Moore, and E. Moore take advantage of spring recess to attend workshops, do research, and give lectures. Click on headline to open this news item and read details. Shuman Spends Spring Break at Oberwolfach Karen Shuman spent March...
2012 Merlot Classics Award - Stat2Labs The Sloan ConsortiumNewburyport, Ma., United StatesAugust 3, 2012 Dr. Kuiper's creative and engaging games and labs exemplify reform efforts in Statistics Education, and she is highly deserving of a MERLOT Classics Award. Editor Notes: ...
  Value of Goats as a Mechanism for Eliminating Lespedeza cuneata from a Restored Tallgrass Prairie A. Klodd, J. Kreznar, and W. Ren Biology Department, Grinnell College, Grinnell IA 50112, USA Abstract Recent efforts to restore America's tallgrass prairie are challenged by the...
Shonda Kuiper presented a web-based talk focusing on her new textbook, Practicing Statistics. More about her book, which is still in progress, can be found at http://www.pearsonhighered.com/kuiper1einfo/.

News Release

  Grinnell College student Alice Nadeau has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for up to $7,500 toward tuition and other expenses during the 2012-13 academic year. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program was established by Congress to encourage excellence in science and...

Venue

The Roberts Theatre semi-thrust stage, seating 450, was renovated and restored under the design of Cesar Pelli and Associates (New Haven, CT). The project was completed in 2000. For more information about the Roberts Theatre please call the Technical Director at 641-269-3130.
Sebring-Lewis Hall, opened in 1999, seats 338 people in a 4,050 square-foot space. It is the home of most music department performances and numerous guest artist events. One of the first ensembles to perform in the hall, the American String Quartet, described it as "one of the...

Webform

The Capture-Recapture activity you recently completed is part of a National Science Foundation project to develop educational material that deepens the statistical knowledge of undergraduates. Please help us better understand how to create the most effective materials possible...
This is a common application for the Science Division, submit only one application. Application Timeline: Applications due -- 5th week in spring semester -- Friday, February 21, 2014.Notification of offers -- To be announced.Accept/decline offers -- To be announced. Start/end...
These positions are only available to current Grinnell College Students.
The answers to these questions will be used to frame the discussion at the September 19, 2011 faculty meeting.
The TigerSTAT activity you recently completed is part of a National Science Foundation project to develop educational material that deepens the statistical knowledge of undergraduates. Please help us better understand how to create the most effective materials possible by...