The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends August 2021
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A zoomed in picture of a solar panel. Work underway on substantial solar farm near campus

When complete, the solar farm will provide a third of Grinnell College’s electricity. Learn more >>

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Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Rosenbloom Field
Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. CT

50th Reunion Virtual Event Series
“A Talk In Three Movements” with Mike ’72 and Marcie ’73 O’Connor.
Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. CT

Virtual Alumni College with Bill Ferguson ’75
Sept. 16 at noon CT

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Nominations will close soon for the 2022 Alumni Awards and 2022 Athletics Hall of Fame. Additionally, applications are still being accepted for the Wall Alumni Service Award. All three awards have Aug. 31 deadlines.  Nominate a Grinnellian >> 

Heather Benning ’96
Stepping up to the plate

In a year of college sports like no other, Heather Benning ’96 was in the heart of the NCAA’s decision-making. Learn more >>

Clifton Lamb
When Grinnell College had a Black playwright In residence

Professor Emeritus Dan Kaiser explores how Arthur Clifton Lamb ’31 brought the experiences of African Americans to theatre audiences.  Learn more >>

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Dirty hands and wet feet

Tommy Hexter ’21 puts knowledge into action as a Poweshiek County Soil and Water commissioner.
Learn more>>

Tommy Hexter ’21
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