Group Picture of the students attending White Privilege Conference in 2017

Grinnell Students Explore the Complexities of White Privilege

Nov 12, 2018

White privilege is an invisible and transparent preference that is often difficult to have a conversation about, much less challenge. Yet, for…

Group Picture of the students attending Tapia Conference in 2017

Grinnell Students Attend Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference

Nov 12, 2018

Computing is defining the current Digital Age and has the power to change the future. Ensuring that individuals from different backgrounds are able to contribute to the field fosters the exchange…

Grinnellians at Women in Economics Symposium 2018

Economics Symposium Showcases Female Leaders in the Field

Apr 19, 2018
“It is important that young women who are pursuing degrees in economics hear from women in the field about opportunities and challenges,” said Mary Suiter, the St. Louis Fed’s economic education officer and an assistant vice president. “And it is crucial that these young women bring their perspectives, ideas, and talents to a profession that is still largely dominated by men.”

Grinnell College Student Attends the 2018 NCAA Convention

Apr 18, 2018
The Division III forum of the convention touched on themes related to ethics and athletics, enrollment management, and a review of legislative proposals such as rules regarding academic misconduct and legislated sanctions associated with sports wagering.

Grinnell College Student Attends the Project Pengyou Leadership Summit at Harvard

Dec 15, 2017

Widely differing customs, language and culture have created atmospheres for xenophobia to be a part of both American and Chinese society. The Project Pengyou Leadership Summit is helping to…

Grinnell College Student Attends a Program at Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies

Mar 02, 2017
In the modern digital age, ideas on how to access and represent data and knowledge in Classics are rapidly evolving. Last year, the Wilson Center helped Shannon Riley ’17, a classics major, attend the Information Fluency in Classics Program.

Grinnell College Student-Athletes Attend the NCAA’s APPLE Training Institute

Feb 23, 2017
Wilson Center sponsors students attending the nationally recognized program that promotes wellness and substance abuse prevention.

Students Present and Attend Workshops at Midwest Service Leaders Conference

Jan 24, 2017

The Midwest Service Leaders Conference is a student-led regional conference aimed at helping students from universities, colleges, and technical schools develop skills, passion, and…

Teodora Cakarmis '17 Attends the Marrakech Climate Change Conference

Jan 24, 2017
Teodora Cakarmis '17, a French and Political Science major, received funding from the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership to attend the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco.

Grinnell College Students Take on the Project Pengyou Leadership Summit

Mar 14, 2016
The nationally known leadership summit creates spaces and promotes movements to help end and fight the institutional xenophobia that has plagued our nation throughout history. It promotes collaboration, inclusion, and mutual understanding between Americans and Chinese citizens.