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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...
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...

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Issue: Spring 2011 Author: Liting Cong '11 Social responsibility is one of the College’s core values. Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff are involved in dozens of community service programs. Here are 10 that hint at the variety of opportunities available. Liberal Arts in...
Step into the Rosenfield Lobby on Dec. 6, and you’ll find a special kind of book sale. Video of Child Slavery Survivors Connect with Grinnellians The 2012 Book Sale During her fellowship with 2011 Grinnell Prize winner James Kofi Annan’s organization, Challenging Heights,...
Nominations for the 2014 Grinnell Prize are due by Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Grinnell College is seeking nominations for the 2014 Grinnell Prize. The award program — which annually presents winners with a prize of $100,000 — honors young innovators under the age of 40 who have...
This year we welcome three new faculty members, whose innovative approaches to medicine, culture, memory, and identity are enriching and globalizing the history curriculum while giving students broader exposure to a variety of historical sources and texts. Dr. Carolyn Herbst...
Participants enjoyed beautiful weather on Saturday, Oct. 5 for psychology’s walk to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association   The two-mile walk through downtown Grinnell was a psychology service project to raise awareness of the national Alzheimer’s Association's program of Walks to...