students in central campus

History

  1. Claire Davis ’22 with viola

    Remember to Breathe: Claire Davis ’22

    May 14, 2022
    Through her experiences in distinguished summer festivals and on-campus performance ensembles, Claire Davis ’22 found her place within the music department as well as a path to her future.
  2. Jars of herbal formulas with students in background

    Plant-based Healing Around the World

    May 13, 2022
    If you’re looking for a humanities course that will breathe new life into your class schedule, check out Comparative Herbalism (HIS 195), a fun new course that’s anything but typical.
  3. Professor and two students

    Modern Classics of Historical Writing

    Apr 22, 2022
    The unusual format and small group dynamics of the Modern Classics of Historical Writing (HIS 382) course give students a glimpse into other ways of thinking.
  4. Class studies documents in the print study room

    History 100: The Prophet Muhammad

    Apr 22, 2022
    The most critical aspect of history is the people. By learning who the people were, what they believed, and why, we can discover their modern relevance.
  5. Dr. Harold Kasimow

    Harold Kasimow will speak on Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Apr 21, 2022
    Harold Kasimow, Ph.D. — George Drake Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Grinnell College — is a leading scholar on interreligious dialogue and the author of several books. He will speak
  6. Sam Wineburg

    Scholar’s Convocation with Sam Wineburg

    Apr 20, 2022
    What does historical thinking have to offer when we carry the British Library in our back pocket? In this talk, Mr. Wineburg will share highlights of three decades exploring what historical thinking offers to a democratic society.
  7. Maynard speaking

    The Creation of a Bowl, a Spoon, a Placemat, and a Community

    Apr 13, 2022
    In Introduction to Material Culture Studies, students explore three materials — ceramics, wood, and textiles — through discussion, studio work, and journal reflections. They learn kinesthetically, across disciplines, in community, and with a focus on process.
  8. Monique McLay Shore ’90 and Allison Cottrell ’21 in downtown Grinnell holding up their smart phones

    Feel the Heartbeat of a Place

    May 06, 2021
    Student interns at the local library share local history and develop a stronger connection to the town of Grinnell.
  9. Illustration of two students walking toward a college building that's inside a computer monitor

    Grinnell Offers Summer Classes for the First Time Since 1947

    Aug 07, 2020
    The spirit of community and desire to care for students prompted the quick development of summer classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  10. Family in front of car

    Grinnell Stories: African Americans of Early Grinnell by Prof. Dan Kaiser

    Feb 10, 2020
    4:15-5:15 pm, Feb. 18, 2020, in Burling Library First Floor Lounge

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