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First-year student Bazil Mupisiri ’18 makes a difference in Zimbabwe and Grinnell.
The Grinnell Science Project pre-orientation program primes students for academic success.
Two Grinnellians offer summer art and science options to engage kids’ minds.
Students planning advanced study in engineering may complete a full B.A. course at Grinnell before graduate school, or they can follow a 3-2 program in Engineering. The 3-2 program allows students to spend three years at Grinnell and two years in one of the engineering programs with which Grinnell cooperates: Columbia University, California Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Washington University. (Special arrangements can sometimes be made with other institutions.) Under normal progress the student receives a B.A.
Free public open house to view the moon, Jupiter, and Mars at the observatory Wednesday, May 7.
These positions are only available to current Grinnell College Students.
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.
The observatory open house features a globular cluster and the Ring Nebula this Saturday, Nov. 2.