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After Grinnell

  1. Human and Wildlife Trafficking

    Jun 27, 2018
    People are sometimes surprised to learn that Steven Galster ’84 works equally hard to protect both humans and animals.
  2. A Pioneering Doctor

    Jun 27, 2018
    In the late 1960s, when the future president of the American Medical Association expressed an interest in medicine, her high school guidance counselor advised her that women don’t go to medical school. Today Dr. Barbara McAneny ’73 is a nationally recognized leader in oncology treatment, and this June begins her term as president of the AMA, the fourth woman president and the first president from New Mexico.
  3. Start, Scale, Sell

    Jun 25, 2018
    The entrepreneurial journey in three easy steps
  4. Taking Interns Seriously

    Jun 25, 2018
    ACLU lawyer Amy Miller ’93 helps passionate advocates forge their own paths
  5. Street-Based Sex Work

    Mar 22, 2018

    A biology and religious studies double-major at Grinnell College, Katie Hail-Jares ’07 looks back on Professor Tammy Nyden’s Philosophy of Science class as…

  6. The Running Man

    Mar 22, 2018

    Barry Matchett ’94, director of external affairs for NRG Energy, a power generation company, is running campaigns to promote clean energy development. He also campaigns for…

  7. Uncompromising Journalism

    Mar 22, 2018

    Jeanne Pinder ’75 has been steeped in journalism all her life. The Grinnell native honed her craft over the years with the Grinnell Herald-Register (which her grandfather…

  8. Full Effort

    Mar 21, 2018

    Madeleine Pesch ’16 likes to joke that she would never have found Grinnell if it weren’t for the “amazing pool” she first saw in a swimming-and-diving brochure. She went on…

  9. Studying Haitian Art in Iowa

    Mar 15, 2018

    If you were asked to name a major Haitian cultural hub, you’d be forgiven for not shouting “Waterloo!” But when Fredo Rivera ’06, who grew up in Miami, first came to Grinnell,…

  10. Erin Whalen

    Rising High

    Mar 15, 2018

    Erin Whalen’s pursuit of educational equity drives the high energy and enthusiasm he brings to his work each day as assistant principal at RISE High, a project-based charter high…