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Department with Strong Showing at JMM

Tue, 2012-02-28 09:08 | By Anonymous (not verified)

Department with Strong Showing at JMM  Seven faculty members and two students represented the Grinnell Mathematics and Statistics Department at this year's Joint Mathematics Meeting in Boston, January 4-7, 2012. The Joint Mathematics Meeting is an annual meeting of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). It is the "Largest annual mathematics meeting in the world" and had over 7000 attendees this year.  Alice Nadeau '13 and Bingxi Wu '13 presented the poster Multiplicative Partitions during the MAA Undergraduate Poster Session.

Strategic Planning Update 2/9/12

Thu, 2012-02-09 12:12 | By Anonymous (not verified)


Strategic Plan Update, February 2012

During fall semester 2011, after poring over hundreds of ideas and suggestions offered by the Grinnell College community, the strategic planning working groups developed the following material for consideration by the strategic plan steering committee. The committee will draw from this list to develop strategic themes and further develop a subset of ideas that will be pursued in the strategic plan.

Alumni Engagement: Engage alumni with one another, with faculty, and with students through:

6th Annual Favorite Films Festival

Thu, 2012-01-26 09:12 | By Anonymous (not verified)

Grinnell College’s Favorite Film Festival is set for this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28, at the campus’ Harris Cinema. Screening dates and times for the selected films are:

  • Friday, January 27 at 9:00 p.m. The Big Lebowski (Favorite Cult Classic)
  • Saturday, January 28 at 6:00 p.m. To Kill a Mockingbird (Favorite Film Adaptation)
  • Saturday, Janaury 28 at 9:00 p.m. Silence of the Lambs (Favorite Movie Thriller)

All screenings are open to the public.

What's New in the Grinnell College Libraries, Spring 2012

Tue, 2012-01-24 09:17 | By Anonymous (not verified)


New Faces in the Libraries

We welcome two new Library Research Tutors this spring: Meg Rudy '14 (undeclared) and Liz Holmes '13 (Psychology). Liz, Meg and our returning tutors – Kim Steele, Biva Rajbhandari, Victoria Vertilo and Mateo Jarquin – will provide research tips and strategies online and at Burling's Research Desk. Please stop by!

January 27-29, 2012 6th Annual Favorite Films Festival

Thu, 2011-12-15 16:35 | By Anonymous (not verified)

The campus community has selected the three films for the 6th annual Favorite Films Festival. The films are:

  • Movie Thriller: Silence of the Lambs
  • Cult Classics: The Big Lebowski
  • Film Adaptations: To Kill a Mockingbird

The Film Festival is scheduled for Jan. 27-29. More information about screening dates and times will be announced.

Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s festival entries.  

Strategic Planning Update 12/14/11

Wed, 2011-12-14 13:08 | By Anonymous (not verified)


Transparency Working Group Report, December 13

The Transparency Working Group’s charge is to collect, organize and share feedback from faculty, staff, students, and alumni with the various strategic planning working groups and report the work of the working groups to these constituents.

Here’s what we’ve accomplished so far: