Summer 2018

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In this Issue

Motivations and benefits aren’t always obvious or predictable

Studying in another country can influence your choices, your direction, and your outlook long after returning home, in ways large and small.

ACLU lawyer Amy Miller ’93 helps passionate advocates forge their own paths

Now, years after Grinnell opened Miller’s eyes to the injustices of the world, Grinnellians continue to feed her passion for righting the world’s wrongs. In return, she is helping students find their own paths to success, whether they choose law school or something else entirely. 

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The entrepreneurial journey in three easy steps

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.

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

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).

People are sometimes surprised to learn that Steven Galster ’84 works equally hard to protect both humans and animals.

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...