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General Science

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    Findings and Future Directions: Notes From Summer Science MAP Students

    Oct 28, 2022
    Weeks after they concluded their summer science MAPs, we met up with five students to ask them about their research, the process of scientific inquiry, and what the MAP experience has taught them.
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    Preparing to Be an Industrial Chemist

    Sep 14, 2018

    Mallory Messin Humbert ’13, account manager at Tetra Pak, knew that Grinnell’s general science major was the best way to study chemistry while pursuing her other passions —…

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    Epitome of the Liberal Arts Experience

    Sep 14, 2018
    Grinnell’s individually advised curriculum allowed Kayla Morrissey ’18 to explore and enjoy a broad range of classes in different sciences.
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    Connecting the Dots, in the Lab and Beyond

    Sep 14, 2018

    Jordan Matosky ’16, lab technician at Eurofins, was able to take her time exploring the sciences while also majoring in Russian and studying abroad.

    Matosky recommends…

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    Applying Computer Science to a Career in the Arts

    Sep 14, 2018

    Thanks to general science, Colin Brooks ’13, web developer at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, could study computer science while embracing his creative side…

  6. Science Students Present Research at Regional Conference

    Nov 15, 2017
    Science students from thirteen institutions gather annually to present research.
  7. Emily Howe ’16 and Hannah Hwang ’18

    Grinnellians win Critical Language Scholarships from U.S. State Department

    May 19, 2017
    In summer immersion programs, Hannah Hwang ’18 will study Korean in South Korea; Emily Howe ’16 will study Swahili in Tanzania.
  8. Changing the Face of Science

    Feb 02, 2015
    Jessi L. Smith will deliver Scholars' Convocation on diversity and inclusivity in STEM fields.

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