One student’s approach to wellness at Grinnell.
Jen Brooks, originally from Atlanta Georgia, graduated from Grinnell College in 2015 with a BA in sociology. Jen was the third Grinnell student in recent years that used a wheelchair. She also needed full-time personal care attendant (PCA) services and a communication aid in the classroom. During her time at Grinnell Jen had the opportunity to explore her passion for activism, hone her skills as a researcher (through her two internships), and develop independent living skills.
Grinnell hosts a national conference on best practices for diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
Lester Alemán ’07 champions diversity at TEDxGrinnell.
Maria Tapias has been selected to participate in a prestigious year-long Senior Leadership Academy.
A dozen local projects and initiatives will benefit this year from the College’s Mini-Grant Program.
Specialist in Asian American studies will explore the historical Siamese twins, Chang and Eng Bunker.
Inspirational global activist Spencer West will deliver a free, public talk about 'redefining possible.