Spring 2017

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In this Issue

Grinnell women made the most of their athletic options in the ’50s and ’60s

What Grinnell course would you take if you could?

A year at the Conard Environmental Research Area

The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced that poet Hai-Dang Phan ’03, assistant professor of English, is one of 37 writers nationwide to receive a 2017 individual creative writing fellowship of $25,000.

The Joseph F. Wall ’41 Service Award was established in 1996 as a tribute to the College’s 150-year tradition of social commitment. The award was named in honor of the late Joseph Wall ’41, professor of history and longtime dean, who inspired an ideal of social responsibility in... Read more.

Danielle Lussier, assistant professor of political science, and her colleagues at Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia have won an international collaboration grant from the Global Religion Research Initiative at Notre Dame University, a Templeton Foundation-supported project.... Read more.

Image: Robert Hodierne ’68, The Ambush, Image 7, 1967 (printed 2015). Digital print, courtesy... Read more.

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. Sponsored by Grinnell College and the Donald and... Read more.

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.

“This is a great way to recycle wood from campus into... Read more.

Students and faculty returned from winter break to see significant progress at the site of the new Humanities and Social Studies Complex (HSSC). In early January, carefully planned tree preservation and removal was completed, and safety fences were placed around Alumni Recitation Hall, Carnegie... Read more.