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.
Or why visiting campus can help you decide if Grinnell is for you. This is a story about four young women who found each other and, ultimately, Grinnell College through the Diversity Travel Opportunity program.
Curricular and extracurricular connections flourish between Grinnell College and local retirement community.