A new Grinnell College National Poll shows that four in five likely voters in the 2022 general election believe the overall health of American democracy is a major factor in determining how they will vote in the upcoming election.
Grinnell College is celebrating the $116,000 renewal of a grant that supports the College’s Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program. This program is the central component of the Mellon Foundation’s efforts to increase diversity in the faculty ranks of institutions of higher learning nationwide by supporting students from groups historically excluded from the academy as they pursue Ph.D.s.
In the wake of the Dobbs decision, which overturned Roe v. Wade, 69% of Americans believe the option of having an abortion before the 15th week of pregnancy should be a guaranteed right, according to the newest edition of the Grinnell College National Poll.
Associate Professor of Music Mark Laver and students from the tutorial class and jazz ensemble collaboration, “We Travel the Spaceways: Space Chants and Future Sounds," share insights on the project’s inception, what construction and preparation has been like, and what the audience of the final performance can expect.
Lorena Ulloa ’15 entered Grinnell highly interested in medicine and declared her majors in Biology and Spanish by the end of her first year. Today, she finds satisfaction in the intellectual variety and challenge that her work as a nurse affords her.
After 29 years teaching in the Grinnell biology department, Professor Leslie Gregg-Jolly is preparing to enter senior faculty status. She’s worn many hats in her time at Grinnell, not only teaching and mentoring but serving as the College’s chief diversity officer, associate dean of the College, and as chair of the Departments of Biology and Biological Chemistry.
It’s college rankings season again. For almost four decades, Grinnell College has consistently placed among the top-20 best small liberal arts colleges in the United States. In 1983, U.S. News and World Report released its first ranking of America’s Best Colleges, placing Grinnell at #13. U.S. News and other outlets have recently released new college rankings.