students in central campus


  1. Emily Mesev in a forest

    Bio Chem + English = Powerful Double Major

    Emily Mesev ’15, molecular biology Ph.D. student at Princeton University, says that when she first visited Grinnell, “it felt like the best place for me.”
  2. Bao Ying Chen ’14

    Motivated by Research Opportunities

    Mar 23, 2019
    Bao Ying Chen ’14, biomedical physics graduate student at UCLA, was drawn to Grinnell by its commitment to diversity, the financial resources offered to students, and the flexibility of its individually advised curriculum. “Without Grinnell’s help, I do not think I would have been able to pursue a higher education degree,” says Chen, a first-generation college student.
  3. Nick Hunter in warm clothing near a spillway

    How a Spanish Major Can Help with an Engineering Graduate Degree

    Mar 23, 2019
    Talk about flexible. Nick Hunter ’15 is using the skills he developed as a Spanish major in his graduate program in engineering.
  4. Vince Eckhart and 4 students walk through Conard Environmental Research Area

    Develop Your Environmental Expertise

    Mar 22, 2019
    BIO 305 explores Iowa’s ecological past, present, and future.
  5. Alberta Ferrario

    Hinduism(s): Ancient “Religion,” Colonial Construction, or Nationalist Idea? Debate Over a Problematic Concept

    Mar 22, 2019
    Alberta Ferrario will discuss the controversial concept of Hinduism and offer possible ways to understand and talk about this complex tradition at 7:30 p.m. April 9, 2019, Rosenfield Center Room 101.
  6. Illustration of two students on a bridge

    When You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

    Mar 21, 2019
    For first-generation students, getting into Grinnell is just the first hurdle. Figuring out how to survive, much less thrive, is a whole series of hurdles. And it’s less a sprint over a brightly lit track than a marathon through a dark tunnel with blind curves, switchbacks, and alarming obstacles.
  7. Christine Goerke as Brunnhilde

    Live Stream of Wagner’s Die Walküre Set for Saturday, March 30

    Mar 20, 2019
    Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre will be streamed live at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, in Harris Center Cinema as part of the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD Series.
  8. Steven Duong

    Steven Duong ’19 Receives $30,000 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

    Mar 16, 2019
    Steven Duong ’19, a newly selected Thomas J. Watson Fellow, will travel to Malawi, China, Thailand, and Trinidad and Tobago in 2019-20 to write poetry and explore the world of freshwater fish.
  9. Special Campus Memo: Alumnus to Create Endowed Chair

    Mar 15, 2019
    Alumnus to create Grinnell biology endowed chair in honor of father, former professor
  10. Special Campus Memo: Improving Student Experiential Learning

    Mar 14, 2019
    Grinnell is committed to strengthening the educational components of student experiential learning opportunities on campus. Long-term strategic planning efforts focused on student employment opportunities led to the creation of a Training and Student Employment Coordinator position in the Human Resources office in 2014. Now, we are in the process of creating a new position to focus exclusively on supporting the academic component of paid student positions on campus, and of considering additional opportunities for making sure these positions prepare students with critical career-readiness skills.

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