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

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...
Parking and Access Bucksbaum Center for the Arts is located at the corner of Park Street and 6th Avenue. On-street parking is available on the east side of Park Street between 5th and 8th Avenues and in visitor spots around campus. Accessible parking is available in the cul-de-...
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...

Landing Page

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-...
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...
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) Prof. Chris FrenchTitle: Noncommutative, Imprimitive Association schemes of Rank 6 Description: Association schemes are one generalization of groups. It is known that the smallest...

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...

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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...
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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...