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In this issue: Winter 2019

Students enjoy a bright day on Mac field
Strategy Session

Engaging for Good

This fall, Grinnell will announce its first comprehensive fundraising campaign in 20 years.

Broad view of the installation inlcuding seating and tables
Campus News

At the Grinnell College Museum of Art

For Campus and Community: The Collection of the Grinnell College Museum of Art
Students explore books in the Rare Books Room
Campus News

Access to More Rare Books

Grinnell students have access to nearly 5,000 more rare books and historic documents, thanks to the College’s recent acquisition of the Des Moines Salisbury House’s library collection that includes first editions and historic documents.

Detail of Gomez with a section of his sculpture
Campus News

Broken English

Gregory Gómez ’80 installed his sculpture, “Broken English,” on the plaza of the Humanities and Social Studies Center (HSSC) Aug. 13. The sculpture was donated by John Chambers ’77 in honor of his late wife Jean Chambers.
6 students paired in laden canoes

The Buffalo River Trip

Five-day expedition is a model for student-centered outdoor education
Luther and Jenny Erickson at Grinnell House with supporters

Team Effort

The new Luther and Jenny Erickson Endowed Professorship of Chemistry
bottom of cookbook open to a vegetarian recipe
Alumni Council News

What’s Cooking, Grinnell?

In 2017 President Raynard S. Kington approached the Alumni Council with the idea of creating an Alumni Community Cookbook.
Alexia Brue

Be Well and Good

How an entrepreneurial classics major manages to do both

Claire Frances
Back Talk

Learning French in Prison: À Quoi Bon?

Roughly translated, this phrase means, “what’s the point?” This is what Cliff said to me on the first day of French class in the Newton Correctional Facility.
Sarah Mirk

Exactly the Job She Wanted

Making a living as a comic journalist

Old book open for student perusal

Preserving the College's History

Q&A with the College archivist