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Moises Herrera '19 Participates in Project with DeriveLab

Feb 12, 2019
Over the 2018 spring break, with funding from the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership, senior Moises Herrera ’19 participated in an urban investigation and participation project with the DeriveLAB company in China’s Pearl River Delta region.
kayla Estes - One of the attendees for Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit

Grinnellians Attend Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit in Chicago

Feb 08, 2019
Recently, with funding from the Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership, a group of Grinnellians were able to attend the first ever annual Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit in Chicago.
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Chad Harper '18 Researched Planetary Science Theory

Jan 29, 2019

Through the Wilson Center, Chad Harper ’18 undertook research on planetary…

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.