The Hot Sardines, featured at the Newport and Montreal jazz festivals, will perform classic jazz that feeds the heart and soul at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Herrick Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.
If you drive to Grinnell on Interstate 80, you might be inclined to think Iowa’s economy is heavily agriculture-based. Your eyes might deceive you, says Jack Mutti, professor emeritus of economics.
In terms of actual production, the agricultural sector accounts for about five percent of Iowa’s GDP. Yet, agriculture is connected intimately with many other industries, including manufacturing. So, the impact of recent tariffs is bigger than some of the numbers might lead you to believe, especially because the tariffs most directly affect exports.
Faulconer Gallery and Yale University Art Gallery are collaborating on a traveling exhibition about John Wilson’s studies for a lynching mural to honor an important American artist and his commitment to social justice.
From flowering crabapples to sycamores, birches, and firs, the trees dotting Grinnell’s campus have served as familiar landmarks — as well as beloved spots to climb, make art, and meet for class — for generations of Grinnell students.