Campus News

A Message from President Anne F. Harris

Mary DaVega ’21, Sarina Kopf ’22, Sarina Lincoln ’21, and Katelyn Mehlhaus ’22 received Fulbright U.S. Student Grants for research/study and teaching English in 2022–23.

Faculty members Clark Lindgren, Keisuke Hasegawa, Pascal Lafontant, Vida Praitis, Josh Sandquist, and Mark Levandowski were awarded a $499,553 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Grant from the National Science Foundation to purchase a laser scanning confocal microscope.

Emily Guenther ’07, director of Grinnell College’s Liberal Arts in Prison Program, has been awarded a $60,000 grant from Bard College and the Open Society University Network.

Lisa Ranahan Andon ’92 is the 2022 recipient of the Lori Ann Schwab ’95 Alumni Grant. She will use the $2,000 grant to help build an outdoor cafeteria for Wone Elementary School in the Federated States of Micronesia.

The 2022 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize of $50,000 was awarded to Jai Bharathi, founder and CEO of MOWO Social Initiatives Foundation.

Alumni and donor investment in Grinnell’s future continues to gain momentum a year after the College wrapped up its largest fundraising campaign.

Four new trustees have been elected to Grinnell College’s Board of Trustees: Judge Jon R. Gray (Ret.) ’73, Graciela Guzmán ’11, Bruce Koff ’75, Ham Serunjogi ’16.

Ellen de Graffenreid, Germaine Gross, and Myrna Y. Hernández appointed to Grinnell College's senior staff.

Almost 55 years after civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at a Grinnell Scholars Convocation, Grinnellians welcomed his daughter, the Rev. Bernice A. King, as this year’s Commencement speaker.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has recognized Grinnell as one of the top colleges and universities for students receiving Fulbright awards in 2021–2022.

Loyal Terry ’23 has been named a 2022 Truman Scholar.