The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends August 2023
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Students display different signs with "Welcome" in different languages. A world of perspectives: welcoming the class of 2027

With a multicultural majority, the diverse cohort of first-year students hail from 40 states and 34 countries. Learn more >>

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New Student Orientation Welcome Ceremony
Aug. 18 at 3:30 p.m. CT

Grinnell-in-the-Twin Cities: Die Hard movie talk with Peter F. Parshall ’58
Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. CT

International Alumni Listening Sessions with the Alumni Council
Sept. 10, three sessions at various times

Find other upcoming events on the Grinnell Alumni Events Calendar.

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Help decide who will be in the running for Alumni Awards, the Athletics Hall of Fame, and the Diversity Champion Award. Alums can also apply for the Wall Award. All four awards have Aug. 31 deadlines. Learn more >>

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Grinnell celebrates the launch of new African Diaspora Studies department

Coursework will focus on Black intellectual and cultural activity, drawing on past and present contributions from Africa, the Americas, and the Caribbean. 
Learn more >>

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Lessons in peacemaking

With the help of Grinnell College alumni, Peace & Conflict Studies offers mediation training to students. These on-campus interactions provided an insider’s look at career opportunities and provided practical skills involved in dispute resolution. Learn more >>

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Seven more cities added for President Anne F. Harris Common Good tour

Save the date for a casual evening of appetizers, beverages, and conversations about the vision for Grinnell’s future. Learn more >>

President Anne F. Harris poses with Robert Quashie '86 and an another alumnus during the 2023 Chicago Presidential Tour event.
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