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Experiential Learning

  1. Group of 10 students at BRASA Summit 2022

    Brazilian Students Network at National Summit

    Nov 09, 2022
    The Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership sponsored ten Brazilian students to attend this year’s BRASA Summit, a two-day annual conference that gathers Brazilian college students studying outside their country and influential leaders to discuss some of the country’s main issues and to debate solutions.
  2. Pioneer Weekend's first-place team of five students with their oversized prize check.

    Pioneer Weekend 2022

    Oct 04, 2022
    Students formed teams and met with invited mentors to fine-tune various aspects of their pitches. Read more to find out who participated.
  3. FoodSavr team holds their oversized first-place prize check.

    Pioneer Weekend 2021

    Oct 28, 2021
    Students formed teams and met with invited mentors to fine-tune various aspects of their pitches. Read more to find out who participated.
  4. Students pitch at Pioneer Weekend in 2019

    Pioneer Weekend Goes Virtual

    Mar 15, 2021
    From Sept. 25 to 27, the Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership hosted their annual Pioneer Weekend competition, adapted to an online format for this year’s competition.
  5. Sharene Gould Dulabaum ’22 and excess waste on campus

    2020 SPARK Social Innovation Challenge

    Nov 12, 2020
    The winner of the 2020 SPARK Challenge, Sharene Gould Dulabaum ’22, centered her project around the major problem of excess waste on campus. After observing that many students failed to properly sort their trash into compost, landfill, and recycling, Dulabaum proposed a new system of centralized waste bins that would standardize and streamline the process of sorting waste, potentially saving the College thousands of dollars.
  6. Left to right: Rande, Alicia, Ruby, Luz, Daniella, and Breana at the SACNAS Conference

    Grinnell Students Attend SACNAS

    May 06, 2020
    In the fall of 2019, the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership sponsored five students to attend the annual Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference.
  7. Sage Kaplan-Goland ’20 Using 3D printers to produce personal protective equipment at the MakerLab

    College Students Using MakerLab to Make Needed Mask, Tools

    May 04, 2020
    Despite being closed to the public, Grinnell's maker lab (MLab) has kept its machines running to support the Grinnell community and central Iowa through the production of personal protective equipment (PPE) and PPE-making tools.
  8. Clara Zioli ’23 (left) Cristian Sales Garcia ’22 (Center), (Caio not pictured)

    Brazilian Students Attend BRASA Summit

    Feb 17, 2020
    BRASA Summit is a conference that gathers Brazilian college students studying outside their country and influential leaders to discuss some of the country’s main issues and to debate solutions.
  9. Left to right: Shabana Gupta'22, Taylor Gaskins '20, Andrew Jopeck '22

    SPARK Social Innovation Challenge

    Jan 29, 2020
    The annual community-based competition partners students and key players from the town of Grinnell in conceiving projects that address the community’s critical needs.
  10. In the included photograph, Abyaya Lamsal ’19 is in the back row, center

    Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference

    Dec 02, 2019
    Attendees whose backgrounds, abilities, genders and orientations could not be more different come together there to explore their mutual passion for technology’s transformative possibilities.

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