From left: Kate Rohrbuagh welcomes the group to headquarters of the Peace Corps.

From the Peace Corps to the Pentagon, Students Explore International Affairs Over Break

Apr 02, 2019
The Rosenfield Program brings students out of the classroom to delve into international affairs in Washington, D.C., as part of the College’s globally informed, inquiry-led curriculum.
Steven Duong

Steven Duong ’19 Receives $30,000 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

Mar 16, 2019
Steven Duong ’19, a newly selected Thomas J. Watson Fellow, will travel to Malawi, China, Thailand, and Trinidad and Tobago in 2019-20 to write poetry and explore the world of freshwater fish.
YGB Gospel Choir

Young, Gifted, and Black Gospel Choir to Tour East Coast and Ohio

Mar 07, 2019
The Young, Gifted, and Black Gospel Choir will travel to Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Ohio during the choir’s annual spring concert tour, performing two free concerts open to the public – one on Sunday, March 17, in Forestville, Maryland, and the second on Monday, March 18, in Washington, D.C.
Fulbright Grantees

Grinnell Named A Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students for 2018-19

Feb 20, 2019
The College has been named a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students for 2018-19 among bachelor’s institutions, continuing a tradition of being named a top producer every year since 2004.
Poster promoting Raynard Kington speech at University of Iowa MLK event

President Kington Delivers Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture

Feb 06, 2019
President Raynard S. Kington delivered the University of Iowa Health Care Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture Jan. 23 in Iowa City.
Althea Gibson playing tennis

Smithsonian Exhibition Celebrating Sports in Our Communities Opens on Feb. 15

Feb 04, 2019
"Hometown Teams," a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition that explores how sports shape America, will open in Grinnell on Friday, Feb. 15.

Charlotte Christensen Receives $484,300 Physics Research Grant

Jan 29, 2019
Physics students gain research opportunities through a $484,300 National Science Foundation grant awarded to Charlotte Christensen, assistant professor of physics.
HSSC atrium

Humanities and Social Studies Center Draws Rave Reviews

Jan 28, 2019
Students and faculty praise the Humanities and Social Studies Center (HSSC) as spring semester classes get underway in the new facility.
Scene from Met Opera's Carmen

Met Opera’s Carmen To Be Streamed Live on Saturday, Feb. 2

Jan 22, 2019
Georges Bizet’s opera about a gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules will be streamed live at noon on Saturday, Feb. 2, in Harris Center Cinema as part of the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD Series.
Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking behind several microphones

Commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Set for Jan. 23

Jan 18, 2019
The national holiday will be commemorated with a community reading of Martin Luther King Jr.’s well-known “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center.

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