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Theologian Catherine Keller to deliver Scholars' Convocation, Gates Lecture

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 12:30 pm

 

GRINNELL, IA—Theologian Catherine Keller will present the Grinnell College Scholars’ Convocation, “After Omnipotence: Power, Pluralism, Peace,” on Thurs., May 6, at 11 a.m. in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center on the Grinnell campus.

Keller, who is professor of constructive theology at Drew University’s theological and graduate schools, is also the Gates Lecturer at Grinnell for the 2009-2010 academic year. The Gates Lectures were established in memory of George Gates, the college's second president, and are intended “to bring to campus the very best of modern thought.”

Smith named MWC Men's Swiming and Diving Performer of the Week

Wed, 2010-01-20 07:04 | By Anonymous (not verified)

 

Nick Smith '10 (Amherst, Mass./Amherst Regional) has been named the Midwest Conference Men's Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week.

Smith dominated the diving events at last weekend's Grinnell College Invitational, placing first in both one- and three-meter diving with scores of 399.35 and 367.90. Both of those are MWC bests for the season and helped the Pioneers win the team title at the meet for the first time since 2005.

The Women's Performer of the Week is Becky Shaak of Lake Forest College.

LINES Ballet to perform at Grinnell College

Friday, Jan. 15, 2010 12:30 pm

GRINNELL, IA—Alonzo King’s celebrated LINES Ballet of San Francisco will perform on Wed., Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Roberts Theatre in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts on the Grinnell College campus.

Collaborating with noted composers, musicians, and visual artists, choreographer Alonzo King creates works that draw on a diverse set of deeply rooted cultural traditions and imbue classical ballet with new expressive potential. The visionary choreography connects audiences to a profound sense of shared humanity, vulnerability, tenderness, furious abandon, and exhilarating freedom.

Grinnell College announces Feb. 1 mini-grants deadline

Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 12:30 pm

 

 GRINNELL, IA--Grinnell College is accepting applications for Community Mini-Grants for cultural, recreational, and educational projects in the Grinnell community. The Mini-Grant Program typically supports requests in the $500 to $5,000 range, with preference given to projects that have impact on the safety, beauty, and economic vitality of the community; projects that request matching or challenge funds; and initiatives that demonstrate collaborative partnerships.

Grinnell College establishes Partnership in Education with Grinnell High School

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 12:30 pm

 

GRINNELL, IA—Grinnell College and Grinnell High School have decided to establish a "Partnership in Education" with a goal of enhancing educational opportunities at both institutions.

Through this new partnership, the two schools are looking into new and creative ways to link their programming. The partnership will work on creating new connections, but will also focus on raising awareness of the many programs already in place.