Grinnellians in the News
Grinnellians are out in the world doing great things. When Grinnellians are featured in newspapers, writing prominent blog posts, or just showing up doing something awesome we want to make sure you can see the great work being done by your fellow alumni and others tied to Grinnell.
Grinnellian named Interim Chair of the Public Service Commission; Interim CEO of the Department of Public Service
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo appointed Gregg Sayre '72 to the position.
State of New York - Mar. 8, 2017
Grinnellian bringing African Art to North Carolina Art Museum
Elizabeth Perrill '99: Curatorial vision for new NC Museum of Art gallery
UNC Greensboro - Feb. 21, 2017
Grinnellian hoping to save student-athlete lives
This spring, Gian Corrado '91 is testing students at Boston Latin School for a type of heart condition that can go undetected.
Fox 25 WFXT - Feb. 21, 2017
New state historian 'was deliriously giddy' at 1st glimpse of Chimney Rock
Trevor Jones '94 wants all Nebraskans and visitors to have such a 'powerful' experience with history.
Omaha World-Herald - Feb. 19, 2017
The Grinnellian woman of ‘Star Wars.’
Rachel Heck Rose '01 is featured in a story on the Women of Star Wars, a story about the gender diversity at Industral Light and Magic.
New York Times - Feb. 10, 2017
David Hechler '72 Joins Law Business Media as Editor-in-Chief of Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
"I am excited by this opportunity to contribute to the continued evolution and growth of Metropolitan Corporate Counsel and other Law Business Media initiatives," Hechler said.
PR Web - Jan. 31, 2017
How can wealthy private colleges better serve low-income students?
Grinnell is highlighted as a positive example of how to do it right. Quotes included from Joe Bagnoli, dean of admission and financial aid and Michael Latham, vice-president for academic affairs and dean of the college.
PBS Newshour - Jan. 24, 2017
David Cook Martin on the proposed Mexican border wall
Why Trump’s wall with Mexico is so popular, and why it won’t work.
The Conversation - Jan. 24, 2017
Grinnellian tapped to help lead NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Reid Wilson '82 named Chief Deputy Secretary of the North Carolina The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
NC Governor.gov - Jan. 19, 2017
Grinnellian named Arizona Daily Sun Citizen of the year
Neil Weintraub '86 named the Arizona Daily Sun’s Male Citizen of the Year.
Arizona Daily Sun Citizen - Jan. 2, 2017
Why this small college in Iowa is going global
The Washington Post features Grinnell's international class of 2020.
Washington Post - Dec. 21, 2016
Silicon Valley Owes Its Success To This Tech Genius You’ve Never Heard Of
They called Robert Noyce '49 the Mayor of Silicon Valley, but like many in public office, his work wasn’t well known.
Smithsonian - Dec. 12, 2016
Rebekah Rennick spoke to Cosmopolitan Mentsrual Equity
Rebekah Rennick '17 on why talking about periods and eliminating the tampon tax is so important — and what you can do to help.
Cosmopolitan - Nov. 17, 2016
President Kington on the struggles of single mothers
"I'm gay and African American. As a dad, I still have it easier than working moms."
Washington Post - Nov. 3, 2016
SAG-AFTRA Extends David P. White as National Executive Director & Chief Negotiator
Grinnellian David P. White '90 serves as chief executive officer and strategist for the world's largest entertainment union with approximately 160,000 members worldwide who work in film, television, broadcast news, commercials, music, video games and emerging media.
Broadway World - Oct. 17, 2016
Breaking the mold was just one of the things Dr. Ternberg is being remembered for
Dr. Jessie Ternberg '46 was the first female surgeon at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and went on to even bigger accomplishments.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Sept. 23, 2016
Professor Kesho Scott inducted into the Iowa African American Hall of Fame
Kesho Scott, honored as the first African-American woman to earn tenure at Grinnell College.
Iowa Public Radio - Oct. 16, 2016
Trustee John Kispert joins the Board of Directors of tech company
John H. Kispert '85 joins Baysand's Board enhancing the board capabililties in finance, management, and operations.
Marketwired - Sept. 22, 2016
Grinnellian wins high school redesign competition XQ: The Super School Project
Erin Whalen '11 awarded $10 million prize to found a new school to help educational needs in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Times - Sept. 14, 2016
Grinnellian featured in article on African Americans making a splash in the tech world
Marcus Eagan '12 featured by Huffington Post as one of 25 black founders making moves in tech.
Huffington Post - Aug. 29, 2016
Comics from The Sequence lead to something bigger
Comics created by Christine Stoddard '11 have been featured on the Huffington Post.
Huffington Post - July 28, 2016
David Maxwell in the Huffington Post
Trustee David Maxwell wrote a blog post for the Huffington post speaking to how our current political and social environment has changed.
Huffington Post - July 22, 2016
Leda Hoffman '09 directs Shakespeare
Leda Hoffman '09 is directing a group Wisconsin based actors at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival.
Shepard Express - July 19, 2016