Grinnell Prize Winners on Campus
Roundtable on Non-Profit Management
Friday, February 22, Noon
Join 2012 Grinnell Prize co-winners Jacob Wood & William McNulty (Team Rubicon) and Linus Liang (Embrace and Embrace Innovations), along with Arlene McAtee (Executive Director of MICA) and Julie Gosselink (President & CEO of Ahrens Foundation) as they answer your questions and share their experiences in non-profit management. Panel will be moderated by Professor of Sociology Chris Hunter. Lunch will be provided; no RSVP required. Questions may be directed to the Prize Office at email@example.com.
Lunch with Jacob Wood & William McNulty
Monday, February 25, Noon
Marketplace Dining Pavilion
Join Jacob Wood and William McNulty, co-founders of Team Rubicon and 2012 Grinnell Prize winners, for lunch and conversation in the Marketplace Dining Pavilion (the "Whale Room"). A sign-in sheet will be provided for faculty/staff and students not on the meal plan. Questions may be directed to the Prize Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presentation by Jacob Wood and William McNulty, Team Rubicon--Team Rubicon: Military Veterans and Emergency Response*.
Monday, February 25, 4:15 p.m.
With a backdrop of Polidori's photographs of Hurricane Katrina, the founders of Team Rubicon will describe their work using teams of U.S. military veterans to provide disaster relief, as in their recent biggest-ever mobilization for Hurricane Sandy. Wood and McNulty will also be presented with their 2012 Grinnell Prize medals and commemorative artwork in honor of their work finding new ways for military veterans to use their skills to continue to serve others. Co-sponsored by the Grinnell Prize, Rosenfield Program and Faulconer Gallery.
*This event will be live-streamed.
Monday, February 25, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Meet 2012 Grinnell Prize co-winners Jacob Wood and William McNulty at the all-campus reception following their 4:15 pm presentation on "Team Rubicon: Military Veterans and Emergency Response" in the Faulconer Gallery.
Robert Polidori: Selected Works, 1985 – 2009
January 25 – March 17, 2013
The artist's first museum retrospective in the United States, featuring photographs from Amman, Beirut, Havana, Pripyat, New Orleans, and Versailles.
Events and Programs
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Yoga in the Gallery
Mondays and Thursdays
January 28 – March 14, 12:15 – 12:50 p.m.
Connecting breath and movement, this short 30-minute yoga practice offers a midday break. Enjoy warming and invigorating poses, finishing with a period of relaxation. For beginners and experienced practitioners. Mats provided. Co-sponsored by Faulconer Gallery and Live Well Grinnell.
Special Event: Jacob Wood and William McNulty, Team Rubicon, "Team Rubicon: Military Veterans and Emergency Response"
February 25, 4:15 p.m.
With a backdrop of Polidori's photographs of Hurricane Katrina, the founders of Team Rubicon will describe their work using teams of U.S. military veterans to provide disaster relief, as in their recent biggest-ever mobilization for Hurricane Sandy, and their innovative adaptation of veterans' skills to continue to serve others. Wood and McNulty will also be presented with their 2012 Grinnell Prize medals and commemorative artwork. Co-sponsored by the Grinnell Prize, Rosenfield Program and Faulconer Gallery.
Panel: Behind the Scenes at Versailles: Art, Theater, Opera and Court
February 26, 4:15 p.m.
David Harrison, Professor of French & Director, Center for International Studies; Jennifer Brown, Associate Professor of Music; Kelly Maynard, Assistant Professor of History; and Vanessa Lyon, Assistant Professor of Art will present a panel on art, opera, baroque music and the court of Versailles.
Gallery Talk: Robert Polidori
March 5, 7 p.m.
Noted architectural and editorial photographer Robert Polidori will talk about his work including photographs of Havana, post-Katrina New Orleans, post-human Chernobyl, and the Palace of Versailles.
Gallery Talk: The Russian Meltdown
March 12, 4:15 p.m.
Edward Cohn, Assistant Professor of History, will speak on the political impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster pictured in some of Polidori's photographs.