The Grinnell Science Project pre-orientation program primes students for academic success.
Undergraduate Summer School in Mathematics
- Park City Mathematics Institute Summer Program, run by the Institute for Advanced Study, conducts a themed program every summer which includes an introductory and advanced undergraduate summer school. Additionally, they list future programs.
- George Washington University hosts a Summer Program for Women in Mathematics for women who are completing their third year.
Grinnell College has an active local chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science.
For more information about the society, please contact Grinnell's Chapter Advisor, Heriberto Hernandez-Soto.
Chemistry students are encouraged to join the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, a national organization for undergraduate chemistry students. Contact Lee Sharpe for more information.
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.
The department employs motivated chemistry students to serve as mentors in the classroom, assistants in teaching laboratories, and peer tutors. Students can also help staff the chemistry stockroom and prepare teaching laboratories for professors.
For more information, please contact the department chair, James Swartz
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate. The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.