Campus News

Kathryn Railsback ’80, Kimberly L. King-Jupiter ’87, Mamata Pokharel ’07, and Raji Manjari Pokhrel ’08 were selected for 2022 Joseph F. Wall ’41 Alumni Service Awards.

Ham Serunjogi ’16, Grinnell trustee and CEO of Chipper Cash, was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in finance for 2023. Chipper Cash is widely considered one of the most valuable startups in Africa, with a valuation of more than $2 billion.

Grinnellians are celebrating the $116,000 renewal of a grant that supports the College’s Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program. The renewal helps Grinnell support students with stipends, travel and research funding, faculty mentoring, and other assistance.

Professor Craig Quintero’s film “All That Remains” premiered at the 79th Venice Film Festival in September 2022. A single audience member views the surreal, 360-degree immersive film through an Oculus headset, intensifying the sensation of being fully immersed in the virtual world.

A new award honoring Nancy Schmulbach Maly’s ’61 extraordinary legacy of leadership and service to the international student community will recognize international students or U.S. global “nomad students.”

Hands and hearts and a specific and rather unique Grinnell connection in the Indianapolis medical community. Hand surgeon Jeff Greenberg ’80 and cardiologist Ed Fry ’79 began a parallel journey during their Grinnell years that continues to this day.

The Grinnell Memory Book's sole purpose is to compile the memories of alums in words and pictures, to capture the experience of an entire 50th Reunion class. David Hechler ’72 explains.

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.