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Experiential Learning

  1. Nikunj Agrawal and three other participants at Impact Fellowship

    Nikunj Agrawal ’20 at Impact Fellowship

    Jun 19, 2019
    Nikunj Agrawal ’20 was able to take part in Impact Fellowship, a program for students of computer science interested in social entrepreneurship, with funding from the Wilson Center.
  2. Picture of Students who attended Duke Feminist Theory Workshop

    Duke Feminist Theory Workshop

    Mar 05, 2019

    Since 2007, Duke University’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences in Durham, North Carolina, has hosted an annual 2-day long workshop on feminist theory. Each year, attendees from around the…

  3. picture of students at DeriveLab

    Moises Herrera '19 Participates in Project with DeriveLab

    Feb 12, 2019
    Over the 2018 spring break, with funding from the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership, senior Moises Herrera ’19 participated in an urban investigation and participation project with the DeriveLAB company in China’s Pearl River Delta region.
  4. kayla Estes - One of the attendees for Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit

    Grinnellians Attend Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit in Chicago

    Feb 08, 2019
    Recently, with funding from the Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership, a group of Grinnellians were able to attend the first ever annual Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit in Chicago.
  5. Picture of Europa

    Chad Harper '18 Researched Planetary Science Theory

    Jan 29, 2019

    Through the Wilson Center, Chad Harper ’18 undertook research on planetary…

  6. Group Picture of the students attending Tapia Conference in 2017

    Grinnell Students Attend Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference

    Nov 12, 2018

    Computing is defining the current Digital Age and has the power to change the future. Ensuring that individuals from different backgrounds are able to contribute to the field fosters the exchange…

  7. Group Picture of the students attending White Privilege Conference in 2017

    Grinnell Students Explore the Complexities of White Privilege

    Nov 12, 2018

    White privilege is an invisible and transparent preference that is often difficult to have a conversation about, much less challenge. Yet, for…

  8. Leadership Institute Provides Transformative Experience for Grinnell Students

    Jul 09, 2018
    35 Grinnell students redefine their concept of leadership, create ambitious and high-impact visions and develop “a healthy disregard for the impossible,” while attending a six-day nationally recognized leadership immersion experience hosted by LeaderShape in collaboration with the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership and Student Affairs.
  9. Grinnellians at Women in Economics Symposium 2018

    Economics Symposium Showcases Female Leaders in the Field

    Apr 19, 2018
    “It is important that young women who are pursuing degrees in economics hear from women in the field about opportunities and challenges,” said Mary Suiter, the St. Louis Fed’s economic education officer and an assistant vice president. “And it is crucial that these young women bring their perspectives, ideas, and talents to a profession that is still largely dominated by men.”
  10. Megan Goering '08: Human Centered Design as a Tool for Social Impact

    Apr 18, 2018
    Human-centered design (HCD) – a design and management framework that develops solutions to problems by involving the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process – is becoming an increasingly popular approach for companies to create products that resonate more deeply with their intended users.

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