"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.
Connect to the humanities with research and scholarship, interdisciplinary studies, and more.
2013-2014 Topic: "Science, Technologies, and the Human Condition"
The Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations office pursues outside sources of funding to support the College's academic programs, faculty scholarship, and campus-wide initiatives related to pedagogy, curriculum, and teaching facilities. This includes working alongside faculty and academic program administrators to identify funding sources, write, develop budgets, and submit grant proposals, and assist others in managing and administering institutional grants. To seek support for your scholarship, please contact the office early in your planning.
The Instructional Technologists help members of the Grinnell faculty integrate compelling curricular tools and technology into the classroom. In addition to providing extensive on-campus expertise, they collaborate with the academic resource centers to meet the needs of faculty members and students.
With the explosion of online channels like Twitter and text messaging, written communication has become more immediate and, in many cases, abbreviated. Despite this trend, there is still a vital need for people in all fields to know how to write well.
Grinnell takes an encompassing approach to the teaching of writing. The College stands apart from many similar institutions in requiring every tenure-track professor – including mathematicians, sculptors and chemists – to teach writing as part of a first-year tutorial.