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Success of Students, Faculty Honored at Annual Convocation

Students and faculty were honored at the annual event, held April 23 in Smith Chapel. Spencer Waugh, instructor of Speech and Debate, received the 2015 Faculty Award for Campus Leadership. Dave Camwell, professor of music, received the 2015 Faculty Award for Distinguished Research. More…

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Simpson Debate Duo Finishes Second in State Contest

After advancing through three preliminary rounds, the Simpson team finished as the runner-up to the championship team from the University of Iowa. Other schools competing included Drake University, Iowa State University, the University of Northern Iowa and Grinnell College. More…

Day Six: A Wonderful Week of Discovery Comes to a Close

Tech Trek is a national program sponsored by AAUW chapters and spans from Washington state to New Jersey. The camp originated in California in 1998 and has expanded to 21 camps across 10 states. In 2015, AAUW announced three new camps to be partially sponsored by a national grant, and Indianola was chosen as the first in the Midwest. More…

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Psychology Professor Meyers Completes STIRS Initiative

Sal Meyers, professor of psychology and director of faculty development at Simpson College, was selected as one of 13 Scientific Thinking and Integrative Reasoning Skills Scholars (STIRS) by the Association of American Colleges and Universities in early 2014. More…