Spring 2024


In this Issue

A thriving environmental field station on land that both teaches and inspires.
A new seven-year plan sets a course that will strengthen collaboration and positive change.
The Wall Awards inspire generations of Grinnellians.

Harris received the prestigious Leaders for a New Chicago Award last summer for the profound impact that Harris’ organization has made for Chicago’s vast disability community.

Three Grinnell alumni, experts in alternative dispute resolution, joined other specialists to offer hands-on training in mediation and conflict resolution skills to students.

Thomas’ externship helped confirm her interest in veterinary medicine. Now she’s returned to the externship program as a mentor.

A Message from President Anne F. Harris

Two new endowed professors — Shuchi Kapila, professor of English, and Nicole Eikmeier, assistant professor of computer science — were announced last fall.

Four projects — developed by Maggie Connolly ’07, Smita S. ’08, Lisa Eshun-Wilson ’14, and Mikayla Findlay ’16 — were selected for the 2023 awards.

The Grinnell College Alumni Council has selected 13 outstanding Grinnellians to receive 2024 Alumni Awards.