Summer 2023


In this Issue

How international alumni build community wherever they live
How a student-run podcast is demystifying the postgrad journey
Professors reveal what makes their courses tick.

After an early career in politics, Peter Willmert ’93 took a winding road to Napa Valley in California, but the results have proved worth the journey.

Lisa Eshun-Wilson ’14 envisions a radically transformed culture of scientific research and is thinking creatively about what it means to create a truly inclusive workspace.

After Grinnell, Bailey Dann ’17 returned to Idaho where she soon received a call from a Shoshone language dual-immersion charter school. Knowing only a few Shoshone phrases, Dann agreed to work as a Shoshone language teacher.

A Message from President Anne F. Harris
Three hundred and ninety-nine students representing 41 states and 19 countries were awarded degrees in 27 different majors and 15 concentrations.

Liz Rodrigues will pursue a Mellon New Directions Fellowship, supported by a grant of $220,000 awarded by the Mellon Foundation.

Faculty, students, and renowned pollster J. Ann Selzer probes the political attitudes of the American public.