students in central campus

Education

  1. Paul Hutchison and student

    A New Approach to Learning Physics

    May 13, 2022
    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.
  2. Sam Wineburg

    Scholar’s Convocation with Sam Wineburg

    Apr 20, 2022
    What does historical thinking have to offer when we carry the British Library in our back pocket? In this talk, Mr. Wineburg will share highlights of three decades exploring what historical thinking offers to a democratic society.
  3. Yellow wildflowers blooming in a new prairie planting on North Campus

    Renewable Energy, Native Pollinators, Stormwater Reclamation

    Aug 24, 2021
    These are just a few of the sustainable environmental practices Grinnell College uses to be a responsible steward of natural resources.
  4. Lauren Miller ’21 and Antonella Diaz ’23 walking on campus

    How an Externship Blossomed into Global Connections

    Jul 06, 2021
    Short-term job shadows with alumni provide excellent opportunities to learn about work and life from fellow Grinnellians.
  5. Robert P. Robinson teaching

    One Professor’s Winding Path

    Oct 21, 2020
    How he built a career that matters, step by step
  6. Red leaves cling to a tree in fall

    Welcome, New Faculty in 2020–21!

    Oct 07, 2020
    About 2 dozen tenure-track and term faculty from art history to theatre and dance joined the Grinnell College community in fall 2020. The new faculty members’ varied research and teaching interests present students with even more compelling choices for rounding out their unique curriculum plans for the year.
  7. Madison Wardlaw ’20

    Competitive Fellowship Awarded to Chemistry Major

    Sep 16, 2020
    Chemistry major Madison Wardlaw ’20 won a highly competitive WW Pennsylvania Teaching Fellowship for 2020–21.
  8. Professor Tammy Nyden (center) listens to two students during class

    Behind the Scenes of a Specially Designed Course

    Apr 06, 2020
    You probably know from experience that when you have a teacher who’s excited about teaching, the class is energized. Special topics courses give professors that chance to re-energize. Now multiply that energy level by 3.
  9. About a dozen students and instructor listen to another student presenting informally in their classroom

    Students Learn Strategies and Tactics for Making a Difference

    Apr 03, 2020
    You care about the world and you want to make a difference. Can you do that in a class?
  10. 2016-17 Fulbright recipients

    Seven Seniors and One Graduate Awarded Fulbright Grants

    May 19, 2017
    They will use the prestigious grants to support international study, research, and teaching.

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