Kelly Sandquist, Grinnell College director of investment operations, and her team won the Investment Operations of the Year award at the 2022 Allocator Prize event presented by With Intelligence. The Allocator Prizes honor the people, teams and partners uplifting institutional investing. The inaugural awards dinner was hosted in New York City on the evening of October 11.
In a paper recently accepted for publication in Mathematics Magazine, mathematics faculty Marc Chamberland and Jeff Blanchard tell a uniquely Grinnell story of resilience and of intellectual curiosity applied for the greater good.
Professor Craig Quintero’s virtual reality film, “All That Remains,” premiered at the 79th Venice Film Festival in September. This fall at Grinnell, he is mounting a performance of “Blur” — performed for an audience of one.
Grinnell College is celebrating the $116,000 renewal of a grant that supports the College’s Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program. This program is the central component of the Mellon Foundation’s efforts to increase diversity in the faculty ranks of institutions of higher learning nationwide by supporting students from groups historically excluded from the academy as they pursue Ph.D.s.
Professor of French David Harrison is one of the editors of a new translation and critical examination of the novel, titled La Princesse de Clèves by Lafayette: A New Translation and Bilingual Pedagogical Edition for the Digital Age
Grinnell College is one of 10 universities and colleges to receive the grants, which are designated for women coaching fellows in a wide variety of women’s sports. Grants were awarded to institutions to support collegiate women coaches on the rise, assisting with living expenses, professional development and mentorship.
Stephanie Jones, associate professor of education, has received an American Philosophical Society Franklin Grant of $6,000 for her project, “Mapping Racialized Trauma: A Critical Race Spatial Analysis of Counter Cartographic Narratives of Race and Racism in Schools.”
The research project examines the impact of changes in the United States’ international tax system on the employment and earnings of U.S.-based workers. The goal of the project is to better understand how policymakers can design international tax systems to help domestic workers.
The project draws upon a wide range of sources, including historical archives, cartography, the built environment, soundscapes, and contemporary visual cultures of the “postcolonial colony.” WaveMaker grants are part of a regional regranting program supported by the Warhol Foundation.