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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.

A student delegate to the Atlantic Treaty Association

Mon, 2009-11-23 13:13 | By Anonymous (not verified)

Cy Mistry ’11 has learned much about political science in the classrooms of Grinnell College. His interest has carried him far from Iowa to Kyiv, Ukraine, where he recently had the opportunity to dive into the real world of international politics at the 55th General Assembly of the Atlantic Treaty Association. Student delegates discussed issues like the future of Afghanistan, as well as European dependency on Russian gas and oil, with international leaders and diplomats representing their countries at the conference.

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.

Evolutionary Biologist to Deliver Scholars’ Convocation at Grinnell College

Friday, Nov. 6, 2009 12:30 pm

 

GRINNELL, IA—David Sloan Wilson will present “Evolving the City: Using Evolutionary Theory to Understand and Improve the Human Condition” at the Scholars’ Convocation at 11 a.m. on Thurs., Nov. 19 in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center on the Grinnell College campus.

Wilson, an evolutionary biologist, will talk about the relevance of the theory of evolution to many aspects of human affairs, including how evolutionary theory can help solve problems ranging from the quality of neighborhoods to large-scale social interaction.

First Mellon Mays Fellows Named at Grinnell College

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 12:30 pm

 

Four Grinnell College students are preparing to go to the head of the class as the next generation of college professors. The first cohort of Mellon Mays Fellows, made possible through a $500,000 four-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, has been selected from among third-year students at Grinnell who aspire to teach at the college level.