Grinnellians you should know (or know about)
A month of Grinnellians (Musing #106)
An introduction to a series of essays on these folks.
A group of Grinnell students (Musing #110)
Some students I accompanied to a science symposium.
CS Alums (Musing #126)
Alumni back for the 2016 CS Affinity Reunion
Planning the next CS reunion (Musing #128)
Okay, this doesn’t really belong. But it’s indirectly about Grinnellians, so I’m including it here.
Writing about current students (Musing #130)
Or, more precisely, why I’m not writing about individual students.
Nominations for the Grinnell Lecture (Musing #908)
Too many awesome candidates.
Joe and baseball (Musing #946)
Preserving an anecdote about Joe Rosenfield ’25.
Brandy Agerbeck ’96 (Musing #127)
Sarah Anderson ’98 and Donna Dralus ’89 (Musing #61)
Campus Web gurus.
Ian Atha ’09 (Musing #58)
CS major, linguistics concentrator, entrepreneur.
Corlis Benefideo (Musing #786)
Mapmaker. Subject of a Barry Lopez story.
Terry Bisson ’64 (Musing #117)
Author, publisher, not-quite graduate.
Narren Brown (Musing #108)
Statistician, diversity consultant, generally great guy.
Doug Caulkins (Musing #122)
Professor Emeritus, Anthropologist, campus innovator.
Andrea Conner (Musing #637)
VP for Student Affairs. Changemaker.
W. Blake Creasey ’16 (Musing #134)
Thoughtful student (and now alum).
Monessa Cummins (Musing #109)
Outstanding teacher and colleague.
Doug Cutchins ’93 (Musing #121)
Mentor, advisor, caring Grinnellian.
Janet Davis (Musing #135)
Highly valued former colleague.
Hallie Flanagan ’11 (Musing #131)
Namesake of the Flanagan Theatre; transformative member of the American Theatre.
Grant Gale (Musing #123)
Physics professor, Noyce mentor, and more.
Megan Goering ’08 (Musing #107)
Former SGA president, innovative thinker, risk taker.
Harry Hopkins ’12 (Musing #119)
Jen Jacobsen ’95 (Musing #909)
Wellness czar. Change maker. Student advocate. And more.
Terian Koscik ’12 (Musing #129)
Artist, programmer, cartoonist, supporter of the next generation of computer scientists.
Lea Marolt-Sonnenschein ’15 (Musing #136)
Daughter (well, host daughter). Overachiever.
Elaine Marzluff (Musing #600)
Innovative science teacher, promoter of diversity, faculty leader, and friend.
J. Harley McIlrath (Musing #118)
Bookseller, author, generally great guy.
Jennelle Nystrom ’14 (Musing #76)
Art History and CS major, research assistant, SAC director, first-gen student, PM, and more.
Clair Patterson ’43 (Musing #783)
Chemist and change agent.
Sarah Purcell ’92 (Musing #116)
L. F. Parker Professor of History, Director of the Rosenfield Program,realGrinnellian, and more.
Samuel A. Rebelsky (Musing #137)
William Lloyd Rebelsky ’17 (Musing #398)
Dave Robinson (Musing #114)
CITO, woodworker, Ph.D. in Neuroscience (or something similar).
Joe Rosenfield ’25 (Musing #120)
Benefactor, Scout, and more.
Karen Shuman (Musing #125)
Division chair. Ally in the fight to improve Grinnell. Valued colleague.
Erik Simpson (Musing #111)
Professor of English. Digital humanist. Active faculty member. And more.
Adrienne Hardin (Musing #113)
Social media specialist and all-around great person.
John David Stone (Musing #133)
Henry MacKay Walker (Musing #124)
Mentor, architect of CS at Grinnell, educator, and beyond