The Grinnellian: an e-newsletter for Grinnell alumni and friends October 2021
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As staff visionaries, Frank Thomas ’71 and Nicole Hamon ’78 made Grinnell more welcoming for minority and international students. Learn more >>

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Grinnell Prize week events
Oct. 28-Nov. 1

Virtual Alumni College with Michael Guenther
Nov. 2 at Noon CT

1972 50th Reunion Virtual Event Series: Full Circle Bluegrass
Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. CT

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The Center for the Humanities has opened nominations for three new names to be inscribed in the HSSC atrium. Alumni and friends can submit nominations through
Oct. 29. Learn more >> 

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Six professors lauded at joyous installation ceremony

View photos, watch a video replay, and learn more about the professors honored at the Sept. 30 Installation Ceremony for Named Chairs and Professorships. Learn more >>

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Nature photographer Cornelia Clarke 1909 gaining acclaim thanks to a community effort

The Grinnell native will be inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame on Nov. 6. Learn more >>

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Alum helps students explore careers in environmental fields

The Jonathan Higgins Internship in Environmental Conservation has already supported a meaningful summer work experience. Learn more>>

Jonathan Higgins ’80 and his wife, Susan Besson, are pictured on a recent canoe trip.
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