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Four Simpson Students Head to Harvard to Participate in Civic Engagement Conference

Students Danielle Bates of Kansas City, Mo., Jacob Bruns of Washington, Iowa, Randy Paulson of Grinnell and Emily Schwickerath of New Hampton will attend the conference with Seth Andersen, director of the John C. Culver Public Policy Center at Simpson College. All four students are recipients of the Culver Fellowship, which supports their studies in politics and public policy. More…

May Term: Intense. Focused. Fun.

“Courses offered on campus tend to be more imaginative and interactive than those offered during a regular semester,” said Maeve Callan, the associate professor of religion who’s teaching, “Love, Death and Harry Potter.” “May Term offers us more of an opportunity to think outside the box, to make the world our classroom by studying medieval European history or exploring tropical ecology at the sites themselves.” More…

Sophomore Sydney Samples Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides a variety of learning and networking opportunities, including a national conference of Newman Civic Fellows in partnership with the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. The fellowship also provides fellows with access to exclusive scholarship and post-graduate opportunities. More…