By pursuing an understanding of historical events and their modern relevance, Introduction to American Studies (AMS 130) is an integrative course that explores the core values of American life and culture.
In the course How to Learn Physics (EDU/PHY 115), students identify an intriguing physical phenomenon to explore further. From there, they use everyday reasoning to make conjectures about what could be happening in the phenomenon and to test those conjectures.
Your Grinnell student days may be coming to a close, but your quest for knowledge does not have to be. To support alumni’s lifelong learning endeavors, the Grinnell College Libraries and Office of Development and Alumni Relations are pleased to provide alumni with access to a range of academic databases.
During the 2022 Commencement ceremony, Grinnell College will award honorary degrees to the following individuals who have made major contributions to the fields of law, science, humanities, and social science. Grinnell honors three faculty members retiring in 2022 for their years of service and bestows on them the title of emeritus faculty.
In Introduction to Psychology (PSY 113), you will study the principles of psychological science and inquiry. But as part of the required lab portion of the course, you will also spend time in Grinnell’s Preschool Laboratory learning how to conduct research and gaining firsthand knowledge of child psychology.
Consistently one of the most popular courses in the political science department, The Presidency (POL 239) will expand your understanding of the U.S. presidency beyond what you see in real time; it will also help you build skills in empirical methods and data analysis.