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Grinnell College,

at Grinnell, Iowa; coeducational; incorporated 1847 as Iowa College, opened 1848 by Congregationalists at Davenport. The college moved to Grinnell in 1859, under the auspices of Josiah B. GrinnellGrinnell, Josiah Bushnell,
1821–91, American pioneer, clergyman, and abolitionist, b. New Haven, Vt. As pastor (1851–52) of the First Congregational Church in Washington, D.C., he created a sensation by preaching an antislavery sermon, which cost him his pastorate.
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. It was named Grinnell College in 1909. Among its facilities and programs are the Conard Environmental Research Area and the Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights.
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As diversity is becoming more common, Elena Bernal, vice president of diversity at Iowa's Grinell College, says she sees more students who are comfortable with it by the time they enter college.
Hoff gets the credit for realizing that Intel's manufacturing process (which he did not develop) made it possible to cram enough components on a single chip to produce a complete microprocessor; Hoff's colleague Federico Faggin led the team responsible for the actual layout and design of that microprocessor Alcaly also gives major play to some provocative but highly speculative theories: Tom Wolfe's arguments that "small-town" culture in general, and Grinell College in particular, played a major role in the development of the semiconductor industry and that the development of the Visicalc spreadsheet software in the 1970s was "instrumental in launching the takeover wave of the 1980s.