The Baumann Essay Prize, established in 1993 and funded by David ’51 and Audrey Lowe ’52 Hammer, distinguishes the dynamic classroom contributions of Frederick Baumann, professor of history at Grinnell from 1927 to 1954.
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships and special honors to college sophomores and juniors for study in fields related to the environment and to Native Americans and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care and tribal public policy.
How much has Grinnell College changed over 175 years? In the details, quite a lot has changed, but in the essentials — like standing up for your beliefs — not so much. Exploring issues of purpose, responsibility, and justice has been part of the Grinnell ethos since the beginning.