The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends January 2022
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Picture of the Alumni Award Plaque featuring the Grinnell College Seal burned into wood harvested from trees on campus. 2022 Alumni Award recipients

The 13 award recipients will be honored during Reunion 2022. Recipients are members of the classes of 1961, 1962, 1972, 1976, 1977, 1986, 1988, 1997, and 2000.
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QuestBridge/First Gen/Low Income Student & Alumni Virtual Meetup
Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. CT

Reunion 2022 registration
Feb. 8

50th Reunion Virtual Event Series: Musical evening with Kim Thomas ’72
Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. CT

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Tom Van Heeke ’12, a co-class fund director, is a policy analyst for a start-up manufacturing electric SUVs. Learn more >>

David Heath '81
On the vaccination trail with reporter David Heath '81

A Grinnell College first-year tutorial with Peter Connelly set Heath’s writing career in motion.  Learn more >>

Louise Goodwin McKlveen ’35
Having a “perfect back” helped Louise Goodwin McKlveen ’35 attend Grinnell College 

Mary Jo Nissen ’72 explains how her mother was “Miss Perfect Back of America” in a 1933 chiropractic care contest. Learn more >>

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Alumna helping students harness creativity at international school in Germany

Laura Maly-Schmidt ’87 organized a card drive for Mayflower Community residents. Learn more>>

Cards made for the residents of the Mayflower by students in Germany.
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