Winter 2016

In this Issue

This fall’s Alumni Council gathering focused primarily on two key issues occupying Grinnell at the moment, diversity and inclusion, and “Global Grinnell.” 

Being part of the Pioneer experience inspires kicker Ibuki Ogasawara ’17.

David Cook-Martín, assistant vice president for global education and senior international officer, talks about the Institute for Global Engagement.

I recently became a U.S. citizen; and the day I took my oath, I voted in my first presidential election.


Six alumni were inducted into Grinnell College’s Athletics Hall of Fame in Sept. 2016.

An alumnus combats the myths surrounding human trafficking.

Alumna is dedicated to the science of sustainable animal populations.


Sarah Mirk ’08 parses pop culture through a feminist lens at Bitch Media nonprofit.