Campus News

Image: Robert Hodierne ’68, The Ambush, Image 7

The second annual TEDxGrinnellCollege conference, held Nov. 5, featured five Grinnell alumni and two current professors who spoke to a sold-out audience of students, faculty, staff, and townspeople.

Students lined up on the first floor of Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center Jan. 26, patiently waiting their turn to make a personal set of reusable chopsticks from wood harvested to make way for the new Humanities and Social Studies Complex.

Students and faculty returned from winter break to see significant progress at the site of the new Humanities and Social Studies Complex (HSSC).

Honorary degree recipients at this year’s Commencement will include Kumail Nanjiani ’01, comedian and actor on Silicon Valley; Daniel Werner ’91, attorney with the Southern Poverty Law Center; Emi

Eliza Kempton, assistant professor of physics, recently received a Faculty Early Career Development grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Joan Linder: Operation Sunshine and Crossing the Line: Selections from the Grinnell College Art Collection on display from Jan. 27 to March 19, 2017.

IAAHF recognizes the outstanding achievements of African-Americans who have enhanced the quality of life for all Iowans.

Tammy Nyden was honored with the Isabel Turner Award in recognition of her outstanding achievements in advocacy for improving children’s mental health services.

After nearly 4 months of bargaining, the Union of Grinnell Student Dining Workers (UGSDW) and Grinnell administrators ratified a one-year contract.

Real Foods Coordinator Molly Schintler works to “ensure that the food people have access to is truly nourishing to people and the planet.”

Mark Christel, Debra Lukehart, and David Cook-Martín take new leadership positions at Grinnell.