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  1. Frozen tree branches

    Burling and Kistle Libraries closing early today, January 22

    Due to the Winter Storm Warning currently in effect, Burling Library will close at 9 p.m. today, January 22, 2019, and Kistle Science Library will close at 5 p.m.

  2. North campus in the snow

    Winter Weather Closure

    Jan 22, 2019

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning which could impact travel. Please use caution if you plan on traveling today. Grinnell College will remain open…

  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Singers of jazz group The Hot Sardines sit in a diner

    The Hot Sardines to Perform Jazz Concert on Jan. 22

    Jan 14, 2019
    The Hot Sardines, featured at the Newport and Montreal jazz festivals, will perform classic jazz that feeds the heart and soul at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Herrick Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.
  6. Anneke Walker Nagao ’87 selfie

    Her Perfect Advice

    Jan 10, 2019
    “From the minute I was first introduced to Japanese in elementary school, my life changed,” says Anneke Walker Nagao ’87. “My whole life revolves around that moment.”
  7. Iowa landscape at CERA

    Getting to the Meat of the Matter

    Jan 10, 2019
    If you drive to Grinnell on Interstate 80, you might be inclined to think Iowa’s economy is heavily agriculture-based. Your eyes might deceive you, says Jack Mutti, professor emeritus of economics. In terms of actual production, the agricultural sector accounts for about five percent of Iowa’s GDP. Yet, agriculture is connected intimately with many other industries, including manufacturing. So, the impact of recent tariffs is bigger than some of the numbers might lead you to believe, especially because the tariffs most directly affect exports.
  8. Alumni Award winner honored during the Alumni Reunion Assembly

    Alumni Council Announces 2019 Grinnell Alumni Awards Recipients

    Jan 09, 2019
    The Grinnell College Alumni Council has selected 14 exceptional graduates to receive the 2019 Alumni Awards.
  9. Scene from Adriana Lecouvreur opera

    Live Streaming of Metropolitan Opera’s Adriana Lecouvreur Set for Jan. 12

    Jan 08, 2019
    The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Adriana Lecouvreur, composed by Francesco Cilea, will be streamed beginning at noon on Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Harris Center Cinema.
  10. Detail of a branch and rope

    Faulconer Gallery Features John Wilson’s Studies for a Lynching Mural

    Jan 08, 2019
    Faulconer Gallery and Yale University Art Gallery are collaborating on a traveling exhibition about John Wilson’s studies for a lynching mural to honor an important American artist and his commitment to social justice.