Spring 2020


In this Issue

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program is designed to support and advance underrepresented students, but it is leaving a distinct mark on the professors who mentor them as well.
How a mentor can make a difference in a student’s life — just ask Sarah Purcell ’92
A glimpse into his wide-ranging influence
Multicultural Reunion seeks to establish a sense of inclusion among alumni by celebrating the strength we find in our overlapping personal, cultural, spiritual, and social identities.

How Japanese Americans influenced agriculture and food

Many sustainability efforts by the College are in plain sight while others are literally buried, including four geothermal well fields. Find where most efforts take place.

Alumni recipients of the 2019 Joseph F. Wall ’41 Alumni Service Awards have ambitious plans for their $35,000 awards.

April 3–July 31: At the Grinnell College Museum of Art

In October, Grinnell College withdrew its football team from competitive play, forfeiting the rest of the season, to protect the health and safety of the student-athletes.

For several years, President Raynard S. Kington and Andy Hamilton ’85, director of...

Personal experience leads Grinnell trustee to support mental health services for students