Isabelle Demers, who is rapidly becoming recognized as one of North America's most virtuosic organists, will perform a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in Herrick Chapel to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the restoration of the chapel’s historic organ.
Valerie Ann Johnson, who holds a faculty chair and directs Africana Women’s Studies at Bennett College in North Carolina, will give a lecture about how women respond to white supremacy and fascism at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, in Room 152 of the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts.
Pulizer Prizewinning poet Tyehimba Jess will lead a roundtable discussion about writing at 4:15 p.m. and read from his work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center
as part of the Writers@Grinnell program.
Award-winning writer Wil Haygood will lead a roundtable discussion about writing at 4:15 p.m. and give the Armando Montaño Memorial Lecture at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center as part of the Writers@Grinnell program.
The College invites the public to celebrate the positive impact girls high school basketball has on Grinnell at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in connection with the Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition at Drake Community Library.
Collin Kramer ’15, a third-year medical student at the University of Iowa, came to Grinnell knowing that he wanted to study medicine. Thanks to the small class sizes, dedicated faculty, and abundant research opportunities offered by Grinnell’s biological chemistry program, Kramer graduated feeling well-prepared for medical school.
Dr. Emeran Mayer, a professor, neuroscientist, and gastroenterologist at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, will give a Scholars’ Convocation Lecture about microbes at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center.