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.
During the summer of 1970, I was a member of the construction crew that built the Physical Education Complex, or PEC. It was a hot job during a hot summer during a hot time. As I watched the building come down during 2010–11 while visiting my son, C.J. Erickson ’11, I began to remember.
A bit of perspective is in order. Spring 1970 was tumultuous in America. Between April 13 and May 13, 1970:
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- Snap a cool photo around campus (in good taste, of course)
- Share your photo with us via Instagram by tagging it #GCPhotoContest (If you don't have Instagram, email it to communications[at]grinnell[dot]edu)
The contest is open to staff, faculty, and students. Submissions will appear regularly in the Campus Memo and online. Multiple entries will be accepted. Winners will be announced at the end of each semester. The contest will be judged by Justin Hayworth, a photographer in the Office of Communications.