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In this issue: Fall 2022

Grinnel College seal with Veritas et Humanitas Collegium Grinnellense 1846 and laural leaves
Campus News

Our Truths, Our Humanities

A Message from President Anne F. Harris

Mark Levandowski and student in lab
Campus News

Major Research Instrumentation Grants from NSF

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.

Sarah Luebke Sproehnle and Elaine Marzluff

Alumna’s Gift Encourages Women, BIPOC Students to Major in Computer Science

Sarah Luebke Sproehnle ’00 has established a faculty scholar award at Grinnell College.
Four women on motorcycles
Campus News

Grinnell Prize

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.

Mary DaVega ’22, Sarina Kopf ’22, Sarina Lincoln ’22, and Katelyn Mehlhaus ’22
Campus News

Fulbright U.S. Student Grants

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.

joined images of Celina Karp Biniaz at a podium and Sarah Beisner holding a dog

Celina Karp Biniaz ’52 and Sarah Beisner ’22

Sarah Beisner ’22 is the first recipient of the Celina Karp Biniaz ’52 Model of Resilience Award, established by Celina Karp Biniaz ’52 who as a Holocaust survivor possessed a great deal of resilience.

Lisa Ranahan Andon
Campus News

2022 Schwab Grant

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.

View from Cowles Dibble loggia to Younker Hall
Campus News

Philanthropic Support Reaches New Heights

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

Jon Gray, Graciela Guzman, Bruce Koff, Ham Serunjogi
Campus News

Board of Trustees

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.

Emily Guenther and others at prison
Campus News

Liberal Arts in Prison Program

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.

Melinda Pettigrew

Melinda Pettigrew ’92

A popular professor, researcher, and administrator at Yale University, Melinda Pettigrew ’92 says much of her focus was influenced by her time at Grinnell.

Damon Williams ’14 and Daniel Kisslinger ’14

Damon Williams ’14 and Daniel Kisslinger ’14

After 7 years and 300 episodes of Airgo on Chicago’s WHPK radio station, Damon Williams ’14 and Daniel Kisslinger ’14 continue to create a living dialogue-based archive of Chicago’s creative communities and social movements.

Fall 2022 members of Grinnell College Athletics hall of fame and athletics director

Athletic Hall of Fame 2022

New members of the Grinnell College Athletic Hall of Fame joined Athletics Director Andy Hamilton ’85 after their public induction ceremony on Sept. 3, which took place during the 2022 Fall Athletics Weekend.