Grinnell College today announced the creation of a $300,000 annual prize program to honor individuals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change.
GRINNELL, IA—Internationally acclaimed DAH Theatre will perform on the Grinnell College campus Wed., Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Roberts Theatre in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts.
The Serbian theatre company was formed at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia and has gained reputation for addressing critical positions in history, particularly in dark times.
Two Grinnell College students have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for up to $7,500 toward tuition and expenses for the 2011-12 academic year. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program was established by Congress to encourage excellence in science and mathematics for American undergraduate students with excellent academic records and outstanding potential.
CANCELLED: Bassist, vocalist and composer Esperanza Spalding will perform on the Grinnell College campus on Fri., Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Herrick Chapel.
A solo performer, Spalding creates a modern chamber music group with her improvisation and arrangements for jazz, folk, world and classical music. Her 2008 release “Esperanza” spent more than 70 weeks on Billboard’s contemporary jazz charts. Her latest project “Chamber Music Society” uses her “years of classical training, instrumental chops, multi-lingual voice, and natural beauty” to create a hypnotic show.
GRINNELL, IA— If creepy crawlies give you the heebie jeebies, then this workshop may be for you. The Grinnell College Conard Environmental Research Area (CERA) is hosting a two-day citizen science workshop June 18-19 for those interested in learning more about the amazing diversity of insects.
This spring, the Grinnell College Board of Trustees announced the promotion of faculty members to new ranks for the 2010-11 academic year:
• Promoted to full professor: Vicki Bentley-Condit (anthropology); Katya Gibel Mevorach (anthropology); Kathleen Skerrett (religious studies); and Susan Strauber (art).