Familiar Names at 2017 Commencement

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Honorary degree recipients at this year’s Commencement will include Kumail Nanjiani ’01, comedian and actor on Silicon Valley; Daniel Werner ’91, attorney with the Southern Poverty Law Center; Emily Pfitsch, widow of the late, longtime coach John Pfitsch; Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, a migrant farm worker turned neurosurgeon; and Barb Van Ersvelde, local K–12 educator. To listen live, go to grinnell.edu/livestream on Monday, May 22, 2017, beginning at 10 a.m. CDT.

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