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Faculty Awards and Accomplishments

  1. Kelly Sandquist Wins Investment Operations of the Year Award

    Oct 26, 2022
    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. 
  2. Jeff Blanchard, in a blue button-down shirt, laughs while sitting at a table with a student.

    Applying Mathematics to Preserve Course Registration: A Pandemic Story

    Oct 18, 2022
    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.
  3. A young woman in an orange dress holds up her hand, which has writing on the palm

    Quintero’s Film, ‘All that Remains,’ Premieres at Venice Film Festival

    Oct 06, 2022
    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.
  4. Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Grant Renewed

    Sep 28, 2022
    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.
  5. David Harrison in Burling Library

    Harrison Co-edits New Translation and Examination of La Princesse de Clèves

    Sep 15, 2022
    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
  6. Grinnell College Receives a Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching Grant from the Women’s Sports Foundation

    Sep 14, 2022
    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.  
  7. Grinnell College Associate Professor Stephanie Jones Receives $6,000 American Philosophical Society Franklin Grant

    Sep 01, 2022
    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.”
  8. Grinnell College Associate Professor Eric Ohrn and Colleagues Win International Tax Policy Forum Grant

    Aug 18, 2022
    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.  
  9. Julian Montalvo and Fredo Rivera in bright pink and green costume with island bound: an exercise in decolonizing drag, locust projects and 2022 in text

    Fredo Rivera Wins WaveMaker Grant for Performance Art Project

    Aug 15, 2022
    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.

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