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 supports activities ranging from casual visual observing to active astronomical research and allows students to do projects that are connected to topics of current interest, such as the expansion of the universe and the behavior of pulsars.
A Thanksgiving Day trip around the sun will determine whether the comet survives for post-feast viewing.
On Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22, Alliance Data Retail Services representatives will visit campus. They are recruiting 3rd-year students for a 12-week summer internship, as well as seniors for their " Initial Career Experience" program. They are recruiting in a variety of areas from analytics to IT to Digital Solutions to others. More information about this company may be found here: http://www.alliancedataretail.com/home/index
Professor Marc Chamberland’s art merges math lessons with aesthetics, history, and pop culture.
The observatory open house features a globular cluster and the Ring Nebula this Saturday, Nov. 2.
Psi Chi's inductees for Fall 2013 are from left to right: Miriam Clayton ’15, Jessica Flannery ’15, Iulia Iordache ’15, Julianne Toia ’15, Benyamin Elias ’15, Morgan Sullivan ’15, Lorraine Blatt ’14
- Lorraine Blatt ’14
- Miriam Clayton ’15
- Benyamin Elias ’15
- Jessica Flannery ’15
- Ashlee Hulbert ’15
- Iulia Iordache ’15
- Laurie Polisky ’15
- Morgan Sullivan ’15
- Julianne Toia ’15
- Allison Walker ’15
- Fanchao Zhu ’15
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 across the Math Commons.