students in central campus


  1. A Message from President Kington

    The growing civil unrest following the death of George Floyd has added another layer of complexity to this tragedy. I hope that each of us can reflect on what we can do to improve the lives of those who are most vulnerable and then act in ways that are true to ourselves and to all that we value as Grinnellians.
  2. A Message to Faculty and Staff Colleagues

    Jun 01, 2020
    I reach out to you to recognize with you the pain, grief, and violence of racial injustice that has gripped our nation over the past several days — and for much too long before that.
  3. Special Campus Memo: Planning Considerations for Academic Year 2020-21 Classes

    Jun 01, 2020
    We cannot expect a traditional academic year in 2020-21 as we build an academic experience within a public health framework. It will be a year of change and adaptation as we seek to manage the number of students, faculty, and staff on campus at a given time and to create as safe a campus environment as possible. We know that no matter how carefully we plan, we must be prepared to exercise flexibility and agility.
  4. Jin Feng at a restaurant in China

    Food Nostalgia in Contemporary China

    May 27, 2020
    Catch up with Jin Feng, professor of Chinese and Orville and Mary Patterson Routt Professor of Literature, in this Asian Ethnology Podcast interview.
  5. Special Campus Memo: Plans to Build Testing Capacity for Fall 2020

    May 22, 2020
    The College signed a contract with a private testing firm that guarantees capacity for initial and regularized diagnostic (PCR) COVID-19 testing for students, faculty, and staff who will be on campus.
  6. Rendering of ‘Grinnell Crossroads’ designed by Walter Hood

    Construction Begins on Gateway Public Art Project in Grinnell

    May 21, 2020
    Site work has begun on a small park and public art project at the southeast corner of Highway 146 and Highway 6 commemorating the community’s history.
  7. Angela Frimpong ’20 Receives Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

    May 21, 2020
    The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend to graduating college seniors to pursue a meaningful public service activity. Frimpong will develop a youth entrepreneurship program in Gbulahagu, Ghana, that she named EntrepreYearn.
  8. Grinnell College Graduating Seniors and Alumni Receive Fulbright Grants

    May 21, 2020
    Four Grinnell seniors and two alumni were awarded Fulbright U.S. student grants for research/study and teaching English in 2020–21.
  9. Smart phone in foreground showing virtual commencement in front of empty outdoor commencement stage in background

    Grinnellians Go Forth with a Different Sort of Pomp and Circumstance

    May 20, 2020
    Grinnell held a virtual commencement May 18 for its Class of 2020.
  10. Rosenbloom and Youngdahl Receive Critical Language Scholarship Honor

    May 20, 2020
    The Critical Language Scholarship Program is a two-month summer study-abroad opportunity for students to learn one of 15 languages essential to America’s engagement with the world.

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