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  1. Met Opera’s “The Hours” to Stream December 10

    Nov 28, 2022
    Grinnell College will stream Kevin Puts' “The Hours” on December 10 as part of the Met’s 2022-23 Live in HD season. 
  2. family putting glitter on art truck

    Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Receives $197,153 USDA Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge Grant

    Nov 21, 2022
    Build a Better Grinnell 2030 (BABG 2030) has received a grant of $197,153 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge. These funds will support the mission of the BABG 2030 project: to identify and prioritize community needs as well as resources, assets, and partners to guide community development and quality-of-life improvement over the next decade. 
  3. International Students at Grinnell holding signs

    International Students Combat Homesickness, Embrace College Community Over Fall Break

    Nov 14, 2022

    For domestic and international students alike, fall break comes as a welcome relief from rigorous academic work — it’s a time to recharge among loved ones. But while many domestic students do so…

  4. volunteer holding cat at PALS

    Grinnell College Mini-Grant Spotlight: PALS and Poweshiek County Emergency Management AKC Pet Reunite Program

    Nov 10, 2022
    Two new Grinnell College Mini-Grants will help local organizations provide important services to neglected and homeless pets in our community.
  5. Grinnell Fire Dept Truck

    Grinnell College Community Mini-Grant Spotlight: Grinnell Volunteer Fire Department and Drake Community Library

    Oct 26, 2022
    Applications for the fall cycle of the 2022–23 Grinnell College Community Mini-Grant Program will be accepted until Monday, Oct. 31. Online application is the preferred method. Some exclusions apply.
  6. The prelude of Verdi's La Traviata

    Met Opera’s “La Traviata” to Stream on November 5

    Oct 26, 2022
    Grinnell College will stream Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” on November 5 as part of the Met’s 2022-23 Live in HD season.
  7. Monica Chavez-Silva Serves on U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Higher-Ed Engagement Network

    Oct 09, 2022
    Grinnell College’s Vice President of Community Engagement and Strategic Planning Monica Chavez-Silva has been asked to serve on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Higher-Ed Engagement Network, a think tank focused on providing colleges with the support, resources, and assistance necessary to spark inclusivity, sustainability, and higher standards of living in communities which they call home.
  8. CEQ at Dusk

    Grinnell College Board of Trustees Approves Construction of the Civic Engagement Quad Core Project

    Oct 06, 2022

    At the conclusion of the fall board meeting on Oct. 1, 2022, the Grinnell College Board of Trustees approved the Civic Engagement Quad (CEQ) Core Project. The CEQ presents a distinctive model for…

  9. imagine grinnell

    Grinnell College Community Mini-Grant Spotlight: Imagine Grinnell and Ahrens Park Foundation

    Oct 03, 2022
    Applications Open for Fall 2022–2023 Mini-Grant Program  Intended for small- to mid-sized projects that seek to benefit the population of Grinnell and bring its people together, the Grinnell College Community Mini-Grant Program provides funds necessary to spark change.
  10. Egypt or Syra, Bowl, 19th century, brass with silver and copper inlay. Collection of the Huntington Museum of Art, Gift of Drs. Joseph and Omayma Touma and family.

    Reverent Ornament: Art from the Islamic World Exhibition premieres at Grinnell College Museum of Art

    Sep 14, 2022
    On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the Grinnell College Museum of Art (GCMoA) will open Reverent Ornament: Art from the Islamic World continuing through Saturday, Dec. 10. The exhibition explores the West’s fascination with the arts and crafts traditions of the Middle East and beyond.

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