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  1. Sharene Gould Dulabaum ’22 and excess waste on campus

    2020 SPARK Social Innovation Challenge

    Nov 12, 2020
    The winner of the 2020 SPARK Challenge, Sharene Gould Dulabaum ’22, centered her project around the major problem of excess waste on campus. After observing that many students failed to properly sort their trash into compost, landfill, and recycling, Dulabaum proposed a new system of centralized waste bins that would standardize and streamline the process of sorting waste, potentially saving the College thousands of dollars.
  2. Left to right: Rande, Alicia, Ruby, Luz, Daniella, and Breana at the SACNAS Conference

    Grinnell Students Attend SACNAS

    May 06, 2020
    In the fall of 2019, the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership sponsored five students to attend the annual Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference.
  3. Sage Kaplan-Goland ’20 Using 3D printers to produce personal protective equipment at the MakerLab

    College Students Using MakerLab to Make Needed Mask, Tools

    May 04, 2020
    Despite being closed to the public, Grinnell's maker lab (MLab) has kept its machines running to support the Grinnell community and central Iowa through the production of personal protective equipment (PPE) and PPE-making tools.
  4. Clara Zioli ’23 (left) Cristian Sales Garcia ’22 (Center), (Caio not pictured)

    Brazilian Students Attend BRASA Summit

    Feb 17, 2020
    BRASA Summit is a conference that gathers Brazilian college students studying outside their country and influential leaders to discuss some of the country’s main issues and to debate solutions.
  5. Left to right: Shabana Gupta'22, Taylor Gaskins '20, Andrew Jopeck '22

    SPARK Social Innovation Challenge

    Jan 29, 2020
    The annual community-based competition partners students and key players from the town of Grinnell in conceiving projects that address the community’s critical needs.
  6. In the included photograph, Abyaya Lamsal ’19 is in the back row, center

    Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference

    Dec 02, 2019
    Attendees whose backgrounds, abilities, genders and orientations could not be more different come together there to explore their mutual passion for technology’s transformative possibilities.
  7. Picture of all participants of the Institute by LeaderShape 2019

    Institute by Leadershape 2019

    Jul 03, 2019

    If you were asked to name a good place for the next generation of future leaders to be forged, Boone, Iowa might not be your first choice. However, if you were to go by the testimony of a group of…

  8. Picture of Students who attended Duke Feminist Theory Workshop

    Duke Feminist Theory Workshop

    Mar 05, 2019

    Since 2007, Duke University’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences in Durham, North Carolina, has hosted an annual 2-day long workshop on feminist theory. Each year, attendees from around the…

  9. picture of students at DeriveLab

    Moises Herrera '19 Participates in Project with DeriveLab

    Feb 12, 2019
    Over the 2018 spring break, with funding from the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership, senior Moises Herrera ’19 participated in an urban investigation and participation project with the DeriveLAB company in China’s Pearl River Delta region.
  10. kayla Estes - One of the attendees for Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit

    Grinnellians Attend Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit in Chicago

    Feb 08, 2019
    Recently, with funding from the Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership, a group of Grinnellians were able to attend the first ever annual Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit in Chicago.

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