The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends May 2023
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Graduating student dress in cap and gown look on during Commencement. Grinnell College celebrates Commencement for class of 2023

399 students will graduate on May 22, and honorary degrees will be bestowed upon three alums and one teacher. Learn more >>

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2023 Commencement Ceremony
Watch Livestream
May 22 at 10 a.m. CT

Connecting Grinnellians for the Common Good: A virtual event with President Anne F. Harris
May 25 at 8 p.m. CT

Reunion 2023
June 1-4

Find other upcoming events on the Grinnell Alumni Events Calendar.

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Adrian Barnes ’05 was part of a scientific team at the National Ignition Facility that achieved a nuclear fusion breakthrough. Learn more >>

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What are Grinnellians’ favorite alumni events?

The 2022 alumni survey provided data about events and programing, news sources, social media, and more.
Learn more >>

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Food trucks, yard games highlight Block Party plans at Reunion 2023

Back by popular demand, Block Party brings all the Reunion classes together for an evening of outdoor fun.
Learn more >>

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Grinnell alumna from Shoshone-Bannock Tribes is helping bring back ancestral language

Bailey Dann ’17 also is creating an accessible curriculum guide for indigenous language teaching. Learn more >>

Bailey Dann ’17
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