Grinnell College Grant O. Gale Observatory to hold open house April 27

GRINNELL, Iowa — The moon and the Orion Nebula will be the featured celestial objects at an open house at Grinnell College’s Grant O. Gale Observatory on Thursday, April 27 at 8:30 PM.  Robert Cadmus, professor emeritus of physics, will lead the free, public observation.  If the weather is cloudy, the program will consist of computer imaging […]

Join the PWA Fitness Center Family

Membership Special Available Until January 9 (GRINNELL, Iowa – December 21, 2022) The UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Paul W. Ahrens (PWA) Fitness Center at Postels Community Health Park is waiving the $25 annual membership fee to individuals joining the fitness center between now and Monday, January 9, 2023.  From fitness newcomer or veteran – the PWA Fitness Center family is here to […]

Rachel Bly named assistant vice president for auxiliary services at Grinnell College

Grinnell, Iowa — Rachel Bly ’93 has been chosen to serve as the new assistant vice president for auxiliary services at Grinnell College. Bly has worked at Grinnell for 26 years; since 2005, she has been the director of conference operations and events (COE). She will begin her new role with the College on Jan. 1. “Rachel’s […]

Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project kicks off

GRINNELL, Iowa – The Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project is kicking-off and is seeking broad community input.  The Visioning Project is an effort to assess Grinnell’s strengths, community needs, and priorities. The project will use a collaborative approach focusing on community input and engagement to identify and enhance quality-of-life improvement endeavors for […]

Celebrating Grinnell College’s Humanities and Social Studies Center: Dedication will take place October 1

GRINNELL, Iowa — The Grinnell College community is invited to the upcoming formal dedication of the Humanities and Social Studies Center (HSSC). Join trustees, faculty, staff, and students to celebrate the ways the new and renovated spaces support teaching, learning, and collaboration. WHEN:           Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 ·         9 a.m. — Open House HSSC doors open […]

Bucket Course Three Series Presentation “Britain in the Age of Enlightenment”

Grinnell College Associate Professor Michael Guenther will present a three-session Bucket Course titled “Britain in the Age of Enlightenment” September 21, 28 and October 5 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Caulkins Community Room, Drake Community Library. The sessions are free and open to the public. No fee or preregistration is required. Donations to support […]