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Iowa History Center Co-Sponsor of Dan Barry Talk March 30 in Des Moines

The event, which is free and open to the public, is co-organized by the Iowa History Center at Simpson College and the State Historical Society of Iowa. A pre-talk reception with drinks and refreshments begins at 5:30 p.m. A book signing will follow the program. Books will be available for purchase from Beaverdale Books. More…

Simpson’s Rich Ramos Recognized By Peers for Student Programs

Rich Ramos, the associate dean of students, received the Patsy Morley Outstanding Programmer Award for his dedication and excellence in campus programs. The award was presented last month in Baltimore at the 2017 conference of the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA), and the recipient could not have been more surprised. More…

Women’s History Month Speaker Discusses History, Importance of The Pill

“For American women, without the gains of the feminist movement, the pill really would not have had the kind of earth-shaking power that it ended up having,” said author Elaine Tyler May said. “The feminist movement opened doors for women. The pill allowed women to walk through those doors and take advantage of those opportunities because they now could reliably control their fertility.” More…