Tor Erickson ’01 and Isabella Kugel ’20 stand in front of wood slabs that were made into a desk that now greets visitors in the new Admission and Student Financial Services center.

No Room for Error

Jan 03, 2019
From flowering crabapples to sycamores, birches, and firs, the trees dotting Grinnell’s campus have served as familiar landmarks — as well as beloved spots to climb, make art, and meet for class — for generations of Grinnell students.

The Ice Rink Lesson

Jun 28, 2018
Typical January temperatures in Fairbanks, Alaska, hover near 20 below zero. Some of my jogging friends would brave the cold and continue their pastime outdoors. I chose an alternative venue, a narrow track circling the Olympic-size hockey rink at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

2018 Alumni Awards

Jun 27, 2018
Alumni are nominated for Grinnell College’s Alumni Awards for many reasons. Below are a few of the reasons their supporters offered.

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.

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.

Grinnellians for Life

Jun 26, 2018
A highlight of the spring Alumni Council meeting was the presentation focusing on Grinnell’s career communities, a recently launched addition to the Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS).

Linking the Community of Grinnell Alumni in London

Jun 26, 2018
Everyone has a memory from Grinnell College where they couldn’t stop laughing, says Daniel Malarkey ’08.

How to Build an Entrepreneur

Jun 26, 2018

Grinnell students have many opportunities to develop their entrepreneurial skills. Here are some of them:

  • “Real Life Entrepreneurship” course.

Liberal Arts and Entrepreneurship

Jun 26, 2018
When Jeman Park ’20 and a few friends dreamed up EduPass, technology that helps schools keep tabs on students during unscheduled times of the day, he was just a senior at Minnesota’s Mounds View High School working on a side project.

Start, Scale, Sell

Jun 25, 2018
The entrepreneurial journey in three easy steps

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