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After Grinnell

  1. 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…

  2. Fredo Rivera in Hatian art gallery

    Studying Haitian Art in Iowa

    Mar 15, 2018
    When Fredo Rivera ’06, who grew up in Miami, first came to Grinnell, what he found surprised him. Iowa, it turns out, has one of the largest concentrations of Haitian art in the world.
  3. Taking a Chance on Me

    Dec 26, 2017
    Improving the process of legal immigration
  4. Food as Medicine

    Dec 26, 2017

    Persistence has always defined Jo Schaalman’s character, but never more so than after an accident left her with chronic pain that doctors said she’d suffer the rest of her life.<…

  5. Truth Detector

    Dec 26, 2017
    Well-honed skills plus an easygoing rapport gives this ex-cop-turned-PI an edge
  6. Matchmaker for Seahorses

    Dec 26, 2017
    Experiences at Grinnell helped Amanda Hodo ’14 fulfill her dream of being a marine biologist at an aquarium.
  7. From Hoops to God

    Dec 26, 2017

    As leader and two-time captain of the Grinnell men’s basketball team, Jack Taylor Jr. ’15 focused on winning games. These days, he’s focused on building his own church in order to…

  8. Terian Koscik

    Breaking Down Barriers in Tech

    Sep 13, 2017
    Picture a techie — it’s likely you’re imagining a slightly out of shape young man hunched over a computer somewhere in California, rather than someone like Terian Koscik ’12.
  9. Barbershop Books Receives 2017 Innovations in Reading Prize

    May 02, 2017
    Alvin Irby ’07 will use the $10,000 prize to expand his community-based reading program.
  10. Unexpected Opportunities

    Dec 21, 2015
    Rebecca Dworkin ’06 opens up about opening up and finding your calling.