The media relations team acts as a direct liaison between Grinnell College and both print and broadcast media. Staff issue news releases, communicate Grinnell news and information to media outlets, and facilitate student/faculty interaction with the press.
For students, faculty, and staff
Contact Media Relations to:
- publicize an event, accomplishment, or other initiative
- suggest interesting Grinnell-related stories for coverage
If a reporter contacts you:
Jerod Weinman, assistant professor of computer science, is working on important developments in computer vision and pattern recognition research. Specifically, this research is helping computers to:
- Identify characters, such as letters and numbers, that are visible in photographic images.
- Recognize and label familiar images – for example, a family pet – making images more accessible to the visually impaired.
Weinman is also available to discuss related topics such as:
As millions of Americans struggle with nicotine addiction, Grinnell College biological chemistry researchers have made a discovery that could guide efforts to design drugs to block the effects of nicotine – helping users to overcome this addiction.