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  1. Edith Renfrow Smith

    Edith Renfrow Smith ’37, Doctor of Humane Letters

    Edith Renfrow Smith ’37 received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at Grinnell College Commencement 2019.

  2. Amy Tan

    Bestselling Author Amy Tan Inspires Grinnell College Graduates

    May 24, 2019
    Upon receiving an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, renowned author Amy Tan noted that her mother, who wanted her to be a doctor, would be so proud.
  3. Richard Royal Fisher receiving honorary degree from President Kington

    Richard Royal Fisher ’61, Doctor of Science

    May 24, 2019

    Richard Royal Fisher ’61 received an honorary Doctor of Science at Grinnell College Commencement 2019.

  4. Isaac Ferber at the helm

    Student Experiences Natural Wonders, National Tragedy in New Zealand

    May 23, 2019
    Isaac Ferber ’20 overcame many challenges during a voyage through New Zealand waters, but one of the toughest was coping with the terrorist attack in Christchurch.
  5. Siri Bruhn receives congratulatory hug

    Grinnell College Honors Recipients of 2018-19 Academic Awards and Recognitions

    May 22, 2019
    Grinnell College shares the successes of students that have received over 200 awards and recognitions.
  6. Steven Duong

    In Pursuit of Poetry

    May 20, 2019

    Steven Duong ’19 began writing poetry seriously as a second-year student at Grinnell. Fast-forward to his senior year, and he is preparing to pursue poetry writing during…

  7. Iridian Guzman

    Iridian Guzmán '19 Receives Stouffer Fellowship for Graduate Studies

    May 15, 2019
    Iridian Guzmán ’19 will pursue graduate studies leading to a Master of Public Health degree at Emory University with support from the Elsie M. Stouffer ’24 Fellowship.
  8. Elizabeth Lane ’19 Awarded Dennis Perri Junior Award

    May 15, 2019
    The annual award honors the achievement of a third-year Spanish major.
  9. Sam Nakahira

    For the Love of Comics (and History)

    May 15, 2019
    How do you translate a 35-page research paper into a comic? Sam Nakahira ’19, a history major from California, wanted to find out.
  10. Zoe Grubbs getting award from Maria Carmen Valentin, chair of Spanish

    Zoe Grubbs ’19 wins 2019 Helena Percas de Ponseti Senior Award

    May 15, 2019
    This award recognizes the quality of her academic record as well as her commitment to the Spanish department's program.

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