Grinnell College is pleased to host Deidre DeJear for a virtual event on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Recognizing that there is value in even our most challenging circumstances, Deidre DeJear will deliver a message on how to harness the power of 2020 to deliver triumphant victories.
In response to the financial hardship that many families are experiencing because of the pandemic, Grinnell College will eliminate student loans in financial aid packages and replace them with scholarships.
Avery Barnett ’21, a physics major with concentrations in technology studies and environmental studies from Kington, Jamaica, was recently awarded a presentation award at the 2020 Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) — National Diversity in STEM Conference.
The winner of the 2020 SPARK Challenge, Sharene Gould Dulabaum '22, centered her project around the major problem of excess waste on campus. After observing that many students failed to properly sort their trash into compost, landfill, and recycling, Dulabaum proposed a new system of centralized waste bins that would standardize and streamline the process of sorting waste, potentially saving the College thousands of dollars.
Grinnell is one of 51 Alliance member institutions whose faculty and staff will be afforded opportunities for learning, growth, and change created by the Alliance’s resources.