The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends February 2023
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Peer-to-peer fundraising remains a vital part of making Grinnell extraordinary. Learn more >>

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An Evening in Portland with President Anne F. Harris
Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. PT

An Evening in Seattle with President Anne F. Harris
March 2 at 6 p.m. PT

The View from Grinnell virtual event with Dean Montgomery
March 9 at 7 p.m. CT

Find other upcoming events on the Grinnell Alumni Events Calendar.

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How ice cream and a pub crawl create a community on the Front Range. Learn more >>

Koffi Amegble ’23 and assistant professor Charvann Bailey examine a specimen through a microscope.
Grinnellians pursue a lung cancer cure

Charvann Bailey, assistant professor of biology, and Koffi Amegble ’23 joined forces with Doug Spitz ’78 to piece together the involvement of a protein in aggressive lung cancer. 
Learn more >>

Valery Lopez ’24 and Associate Professor Gemma Sala
Grateful for Grinnell’s immense opportunity

Valery Lopez ’24 explains how donors and faculty members have made her Grinnell experience special. 
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The long and win(e)ding road

Peter Willmert ’93, CEO of Hudson Ranch and Vineyards, shares the story of his indirect path to Napa Valley. Learn more >>

Peter Willmert ’93
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