Grinnell is affiliated with nearly 100 off-campus study programsworldwide, and we offer two of our own: Grinnell-in-London and Grinnell-in- Washington. By the time they graduate, 55-60% of all Grinnell students have studied in a semester-or year-long program, either domestic or overseas.
Value of Goats as a Mechanism for Eliminating Lespedeza cuneata from a Restored Tallgrass Prairie
A. Klodd, J. Kreznar, and W. Ren
Biology Department, Grinnell College, Grinnell IA 50112, USA
Director Joan Mohan provides individual and small-group instruction to help students: strengthen verbal skills, emphasizing critical comprehension and vocabulary; improve reading efficiency; acquire more effective study strategies (such as managing time, concentrating, remembering, test-taking); improve ESL (English as a Second Language) proficiency and pronunciation. The Reading Lab is located at 1321 Park Street, across from Younker Hall.
Grinnell's Peace and Conflict Studies Program is now accepting submissions from college and university students for the February 2014 student conference.
Grinnell faculty from a variety of disciplines are spending the academic year 2010-11 studying the complex issues of gender and identity in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. Under the guidance of Professors Susan Ireland (French), Kathy Kamp (Anthropology), and Mervat Youssef (Arabic), these faculty members are reading and discussing a detailed bibliography of scholarly works to prepare for a two-week trip to Egypt, where they will meet with scholars and NGO leaders.
Grinnell College's Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights will host athree-day symposium, Sept. 11-13,* to discuss "Who Should Teach Our Children? Education and Democracy Worldwide."
Associate Professor of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
Louise Noun Chair in Women’s Studies
The chair was endowed in 1985 by Joseph Rosenfield ’25 in honor of his sister, Louise Rosenfield Noun ’29. It was previously held by Mary Lynn Broe.
Jackie Blair ‘12 and James Yox ’12 were the two Grinnell Area Local Foods Alliance summer garden apprentices, working with Center director Jon Andelson. They maintained the campus garden and community garden, worked with the Compass Plant CSA, worked with kids programs in the community of Grinnell, developed a series of local foods cooking classes, and other activities.