As a chemistry student, you’ll enjoy small classes (including introductory chemistry), significant original research experiences in our modern laboratories, wide ranging student-faculty collaboration, varying teaching methods that serve diverse learning styles, and opportunities to teach others through our mentor program.
On May 25, 2011, Hans Wynberg, assistant professor of chemistry at Grinnell from 1954–56, died in his sleep at his home in Midlaren, the Netherlands. He was 88.
The lasting friendship of two students from opposite sides of the world
Delia Salomon ’14 finds inspiration in contrasts.
Internationally respected professor and scientist Judith Klinman presents a Scholars’ Convocation—After Science, There’s Laundry.
Danielle Lussier weighs in on Al Jazeera op-ed, “Are Arabs sexist? The institutions, perhaps, but not the people.”
First years in Martin Minelli tutorial explore the personalities and background of people who've made outstanding contributions to science.
"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.
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GRINNELL, IA—Grinnell College will offer the Adult Community Exploration Series (ACES) throughout the summer with courses taught by faculty in political science, English, and chemistry. The courses are free, and registration is requested to assist instructors in preparing for class needs. All ACES classes will be held on Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Pioneer Room of the college's Old Glove Factory, located at 733 Broad Street in Grinnell, unless otherwise noted.