CBS Commentator Nancy Giles is our Commencement speaker, May 19. Giles, Lord ’42, and Gurung ’94 will receive honorary degrees.
New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert addresses critical environmental issues in her April 2 Scholars’ Convocation.
Grinnell partners with New York’s Metropolitan Opera to present Massenet's Werther live in HD.
Daniel S. Pine ’85, a leading researcher, presents the March 5 Scholars’ Convocation on “Origins of Mental Illness.”
Improbable pairing of English organist and American percussionist produces amazing music.
Des Moines Metro Opera brings hilarious intrigue and star-crossed love to Roberts Theatre in free public performance.
The Commencement Committee requests your input for some important commencement weekend activities. Baccalaureate is a serious, student-organized activity held on the Sunday of Commencement Weekend. It features faculty speakers, student speakers, words from the President, and the awarding of honorary class memberships. The Commencement Committee would like your input as they work to select the speakers for this gathering.
Nominations are due by March 1.
Groundbreaking Irish dance group Hammerstep and world-renowned cellist Dave Eggar perform Jan. 27.
Internationally respected professor and scientist Judith Klinman presents a Scholars’ Convocation—After Science, There’s Laundry.
Grinnell, Iowa -- Jeffrey Kripal—a prominent religious scholar who also has written about mutants, mystics, comic book superheroes and the paranormal—will deliver the Scholars’ Convocation at Grinnell College at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Titled “Authors of the Impossible: How to Think About the Paranormal,” the talk will take place in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.