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  1. Susan Ferguson Receives National Award from the American Sociological Association

    Jun 22, 2021
    Susan Ferguson, professor of sociology, has been awarded the Distinguished Contributions to Teaching award from the American Sociological Association (ASA).
  2. Sammie Stagg '21 outside the Humanities and Social Studies Center

    How Could I Choose a Major When I Wanted to Study Everything?

    May 14, 2021
    I used Grinnell’s individually advised curriculum to explore my interests and carve my own interdisciplinary path.
  3. Ayala

    Yesenia Ayala Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford University

    May 06, 2021
    The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program cultivates a diverse, multidisciplinary community of emerging leaders from around the world and guides them to collaborate, innovate, and communicate as they prepare to address the complex challenges facing society.
  4. Four Grinnell College Professors Receive Franklin Research Grants from the American Philosophical Society

    Apr 21, 2021
    Since 1933 the American Philosophical Society has awarded small grants to scholars in order to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. This year, four Grinnell College professors were awarded Franklin Research Grants.
  5. Angela Frimpong ’20 Receives Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

    May 21, 2020
    The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend to graduating college seniors to pursue a meaningful public service activity. Frimpong will develop a youth entrepreneurship program in Gbulahagu, Ghana, that she named EntrepreYearn.
  6. Sharon Quinsaat Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend

    Apr 22, 2020
    The NEH Summer Stipend provides $6,000 to support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for two consecutive months.
  7. Author of "American Sutra" to Discuss Book

    Nov 13, 2019
    When the FBI began mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, Buddhist priests were among the first to be incarcerated. "American Sutra" tells the story of Japanese American Buddhists (the largest group of Buddhists in the United States at that time) in the context of anti-Japanese sentiment during World War II and draws parallels to contemporary challenges to religious freedom facing Americans today.
  8. Steven Duong

    In Pursuit of Poetry

    May 20, 2019

    Steven Duong ’19 began writing poetry seriously as a second-year student at Grinnell. Fast-forward to his senior year, and he is preparing to pursue poetry writing during…

  9. Susan Ferguson receives award

    Sociology Professor Susan Ferguson Receives National Award

    Oct 11, 2018
    Susan J. Ferguson, professor and chair of sociology, recently accepted a national honor from the American Sociological Association for her distinguished contributions to undergraduate sociology.
  10. Yesenia Ayala ’18

    Yesenia Ayala ’18 Wins IES Abroad’s 2017 Global Citizen of the Year

    Mar 20, 2018
    Ayala is a part of “the next generation of U.S. college global citizens who are changing the world,” according to the nonprofit study-abroad organization.

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