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Join Grinnell alumni for a two-day symposium on written communication on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19 and 20, 2016.


Professor and students work on cutting-edge research with USDA and Iowa State University.


Grinnell Golf and Country Club membership vote in favor of the College's purchase of the Club, Club's Board unanimously approves the sale.


Register by Feb. 26 for the March institute with free academic mini-courses for 7th–12th graders.



The Pioneer Bookshop will extend hours for the New Student Orientation Weekend.  

Friday 8:30 am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm

Regular Hours are:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm

The construction of the Humanities and Social Studies Complex (HSSC) continues on schedule.  The foundation and basement structure is nearly complete, with only the northeast corner left to finish. Many utility lines have been placed underneath the basement floor. Two of the four elevator shafts...