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Grinnell College among leading producers of Fulbright assistants

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 12:30 pm

 

GRINNELL, IA—Grinnell College is among the nation''s leaders in the number of graduates who are awarded Fulbright grants to work and serve in international locations, according to the U.S. Fulbright Program, in a recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education .

Grinnell is among the top 12 liberal-arts colleges in the country to produce graduates who are awarded Fulbright assistantships—seven 2009 graduates and six 2008 graduates. More than 30 Grinnell students and alumni have applied to the competitive Fulbright program in each of the last two years.

Grinnell College to host group sing of Handel's "Messiah"

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 12:30 pm

 

GRINNELL, IA—Grinnell College will host a participatory group sing of selections of George Frideric Handel''s classic "Messiah" on Sun., Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. in Herrick Chapel on the Grinnell College campus.

The First Annual Handel''s "Messiah" Sing is open to all who wish to participate, and will feature several selections from the work, including the well-known "Hallelujah!" chorus. No previous experience is necessary, but an optional rehearsal will take place at 1 p.m.

Grinnell College Community Chorus to perform Dec. 4

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 12:30 pm

 

GRINNELL, IA - The Grinnell College Community Chorus will perform music for choir and organ on Fri., Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Herrick Chapel on the Grinnell College campus.

Directed by John Rommereim, professor of music, the mixed chorus will perform Leonard Bernstein''s "Chicester Psalms," Tarik O''Regan''s "Dorchester Canticles," as well as shorter works by Haydn, Bruckner, Faure, and Rommereim.

Former Israeli Ambassador to Speak at Grinnell College

Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 12:30 pm

 

GRINNELL, IA—Former Israeli Ambassador Asher Naim will describe his role in the 1991 Operation Solomon, Mon., Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center on the Grinnell College campus.

Naim, who served as ambassador to Ethiopia at the time of Operation Solomon, set in motion the airlift of more than 14,000 Ethiopian Jews to resettle in Israel. Born in Libya, he obtained a master’s of jurisprudence degree from Hebrew University before embarking on his lengthy foreign service career which also involved ambassadorships to Uganda, Kenya, Korea, and Finland.

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