Student Scholarship

Selected academic work created by students at Grinnell College, including research papers, research posters, creative work, and related materials. Mentored Advanced Projects provide students opportunity to work closely with a faculty member on scholarly research or the creation of a work of art. The Frederick Baumann Prize was established in 1993 and funded by David '51 and Audrey Lowe '52 Hammer. It honors Frederick Baumann, professor of history at Grinnell from 1927 to 1954, and is awarded each spring to the student who writes the best interdisciplinary and historical essay on the general topic of "Ideas and Society."

Digital Bridges to Dance is a collaborative project by Grinnell College professor Celeste Miller, MFA, and Grinnell College students Obuchi Adikema (Class of 2021, Vivero Fellow); Charlotte Richardson-Deppe (Class of 2019); and Naomi Worob (Class of 2019). The objects in this collection include methods for choreographers to collaborate across geographic distance for the purpose of professional artistic development; curriculum for dance-based experiential embodied practices that can be used by choreographers and other artists, classroom teachers, and community leaders; and documentation of the research and creative products of Miller, Adikema, Richardson-Deppe, and Worob.

This collection contains the work made by students in Grinnell’s Studio Art Department. Student work involves a broad range of media from studio courses, which includes: painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, print media, digital media, and installation. It also features images from student exhibitions at the Smith Gallery, and the annual Bachelor of Arts Exhibition at the Faulconer Gallery.

The Center for Prairie Studies at Grinnell College has prepared this brochure to help those wishing to visit prairie sites near Grinnell. The prairie blooms from May to October. Different species flower at different times, so repeat visits during a growing season will be rewarded with an ever-changing palette of colors. No two prairies will have the same mix of species.

Program from concert on December 9, 2006, with works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Britten, Tormis and Gorecki.

The catalog for an exhibition of the same name.

Alumni memories of Grinnell College reveal the importance of social spaces and the centrality of the people at Grinnell to creating a sense of place.

Ashraya Dixit, recipient of a Davis Projects for Peace grant, described the project as a first-time effort to construct straw bale building in the area and help promote low-cost, energy-efficient and earthquake-safe buildings.

Can Derry not only to successfully rewrite its past, but redirect its economic and social future?

This data set is designed for testing the performance of optical character recognition algorithms on text in scanned historical map images

This essay compares 17th century portraits of Marie de Medici and those of her husband Henry IV of France in the context of gender performativity.

This essay explores Victor Hugo's novel Quatrevingt-treize as a political warning to his fellow citizens in the 1870s.

"Security" is a dark short story about an adolescent's relationship with authority figures.

This essay comapres Francisco Goya's royal portraits with 18th Century Mexican Casta paintings and argues that Goya was influenced by the earler Mexican style.

This essay contends that Milton's critique of Sin and Death, and allegory more generally, lies in their relation to his system of signs and the epistemological value of those signs.

This essay examines how the musical sense of national identity that French composers had formed before World War II was influenced or changed by the Nazi occupation of France.

A translation of Beowulf with notes by Timothy D. Arner, Eva Dawson, Emily Johnson, Jeanette Miller, Logan Shearer, Aniela Wendt, and Kate Whitman. Illustrations by Caleb Neubauer. This is the original posting to Digital Grinnell from October, 2013. A revised edition, posted to Digital Grinnell in April 2014, is available as grinnell:5317.

During Grinnell's earliest days, Alumni Hall rang out with fiery debate. Do we need political parties? Should the death penalty be abolished? For over 60 years, Grinnell College's Literary Societies met to dance, converse, and hold forth on issues that are still pertinent in the 21st century. These groups were the beginning of a tradition that carries on with the impressive number of organized student groups that the campus currently enjoys. Join us as we look back at the Grinnell Literary Societies.

This essay looks at Sex-selective abortions in relation to levels of development in three states in India

This essay aims to show how the influx of refugees from the Haitian Revolution into the United States was a factor in changing US policies as they related to the practice of human bondage.