Teaching and Learning

Members of the Department Attend JMM

Over winter break, several members of the department attended the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Baltimore, the largest annual gathering of mathematicians and statisticians in the world. Chris Hellmann ('16) and Brennan Langenbach ('16) presented a poster entitled "Symplectic Transformations as R-Lagrangian Subspaces"€ based on MAP research from the previous summer. David Brown ('14) also presented a poster entitled "Enumeration and Projection Dependence of 1-Singular Knots" from his summer research at James Madison University.

The 2014 Commencement is fast approaching

Undergraduates will be able to purchase caps and gowns for $30.00 during the month of May. There is not a need to pre-order. A selection of sizes will be available until the morning of the ceremony. The College Bookstore will be open extended hours for the commencement weekend. Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12noon - 5pm. The Bookstore will also be open during the ceremony on Monday to provide, water, sunscreen and shade.

 

Astronomy

Gale ObservatoryWe 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.

Grinnell College VP Houston Dougharty Is Honored by National Professional Association

Grinnell, Iowa -- Houston Dougharty, vice president for student affairs at Grinnell College, was honored earlier this month at the regional meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

The organization recognized Dougharty for Outstanding Performance as a Senior Student Affairs Officer, an honor that is presented to an individual who has excelled as a dean in the student affairs profession.

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