Anthropology Annual Awards

Art Catalog

  Year:  2001 Price:  $12 Dimensions:  9 x 12 in., 60 pp   As Donald Doe explains in the introduction to this catalogue, the idea of a Patient Process is not simply a method of art making but reflects a regional creative trend in the Midwest. Artists were chosen in part for...
  Year:   2003 Price:   $5 Dimensions:   12 x 12 in., 25 pp John Milton's complementary poems L'Allegro and Il Penseroso inspired these two series of prints by Tony Crowley. Abstract forms and textured markings provide a visual documentation of Crowley's...
  Year:  2009 Price:  $20 Dimensions:  10.5 x 9 in., 160 pp This catalog includes works produced at Wildwood Press from its establishment in 1996 to and exhibition held at the Faulconer Gallery in the summer of 2008, curated by Daniel Strong. Published by Faulconer...

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Pre-Health: Courses | Department Students interested in preparing for medical school or another health profession may select any major offered at Grinnell College while completing the required pre-health courses. Grinnell College does not offer a specific pre-health or pre-med...
Helping Seniors With the Transition Out of Grinnell This is an example of a pro-active advising strategy. The simple act of sending an email communication such as this can send many direct and indirect messages to your advisees. First, it provides straight-forward, factual...
Do you know what’s really cool? Seeing the stripes on Jupiter. The craters on the moon. The Andromeda Galaxy, which is approximately 2 million light years away. I got to see all of them last semester when I took Professor Cadmus’ astronomy class, The Universe and Its Structure....
  Issue:  Summer 2009 Author:  Edward Hirsch '72 Wandering, reading, writing -- these three activities are for me intimately linked. They are all ways of observing both the inner and the outer weather, of being carried away, of getting lost and returning. I started to get...
Student Work presented at SIAM PP12  Jeff Blanchard attended SIAM PP12 (otherwise known as the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 2012 Conference on Parallel Processing for High Perfromance Computing) in Savannagh, Georgia, February 15-17, 2012. During the conference...
When Sam Harris '58 was a student at Grinnell, he did not talk about the first 12 years of his life. At Grinnell, Sam was a popular, well-liked, social kind of guy. He studied hard, having transferred from the University of Michigan after just one year because fraternity life...
Grinnell students learn the ancient skills of hunting and gathering in an unusual course taught by Professor of Anthropology John Whittaker. In this class, students are required to gather acorns and then use prehistoric tools to pulverize them and create a meal (which they are...
  Issue:  Summer 2007 Author:  Colette Boilini ’08 It’s a balmy summer morning in San Francisco, and I can feel the sun cascading across my shoulders as I stroll down the sidewalk. As I gently flip my hair off of my shoulders, a figure in the distance catches my attention...
  Issue:  Fall 2007 Author:  Erin Sindewald ’08 It is a clear blue day, the flowers are in bloom, and the birds are chirping songs of grandeur. Smiling students of all races, genders, and socioeconomic levels are sprawled out on the lawn eating lunch, presumably loving...
It occurred to me the other day that the Cycling Club at Grinnell is really more like a hive mind than anything else. When I started the club two years ago, all I really wanted was more people to ride with — and that is our philosophy today. The power of Cycling Club lies in its...

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GRINNELL, IA—Grinnell College alumnus Ted Bromund, a senior research fellow at The Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, will discuss “How National Sovereignty Promotes Human Rights,” Tues., Mar. 9 at 4:15 p.m., in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, Room 101, on the Grinnell campus...

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