In a Mentored Advanced Project (MAP), you’ll work closely with a faculty member on a research or creative project that integrates the knowledge and skills you’ve gained at Grinnell. Many MAPS result in papers, presentations, performances, and exhibits that share the results of the project regionally, nationally — even internationally. Nearly 40 percent of Grinnell students complete a MAP.
Grinnell’s “freelance film students” win recognition at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies National Undergraduate Conference.
Liberal arts and entrepreneurship go hand-in-hand as Grinnellians create new fields.
"When you get something right in lab, it's like making a birdie or getting a one-putt," says Stephanie Spahr '14. She joins her mentor, chemistry professor Stephen Sieck, to share stories about "failed" experiments, organic chemistry, and finding success in the top programs in the country.
Caleb Neubauer '13 created a three-part short film installation as the culmination of his Grinnell-sponsored travels to China. He talks about how he finds inspiration, being mentored by art professor Lee Running, and coming into his own as an artist.
A guerilla art project knits together a group of students, townspeople, and local alumni.
Nearly 60 percent of Grinnell students spend a semester or year on a wide range of carefully selected offcampus study programs in the U.S. and abroad. Whatever your interests, you can broaden and deepen your education by using Grinnell as your portal to the world.
4:15 p.m., ARH 102, informal discussion with Professor Donham
7:30 p.m., ARH 102, lecture, "Intensive Livestock Production Systems: Occupational and Environmental Concerns"
Europe’s multiple national identities, socio-economic and political movements, and rich intellectual traditions invite the interdisciplinary work of European Studies. We explore differences of language, culture, and history and problematize the fundamental debates of our own times. European Studies enhances the methodological training of the undergraduate major by exposing students to multiple perspectives and requiring thematic, comparative thinking.