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Simpson is The Place to Study Politics, Meet Candidates

For students who want to get an up-close-and-personal view of the political process, there are few places better than Simpson College. The college’s proximity to Des Moines, and Iowa’s first-in-the-nation status in the 2016 presidential election process, makes Simpson a popular stopping point for candidates and their supporters. More…

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Farnham Galleries to Feature Artwork of David Helm

In the late 80’s Helm developed a simple projection technology that became the focal point of his work. Using projectors he created multi-media projects that addressed the relationship between historical patterns and contemporary issues. More…

Here’s a way to study and still stay on the move, keep fit

With the help of the Exercise Science Club, Student Government Association and a generous donation by TrekDesk, students are now able to study on a treadmill desk available in Dunn Library on campus. Students not only can stay fit, they also can improve their retention dramatically. More…

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Simpson Professor’s New Book Explores Role of Heresy Trials

“The Templars, the Witch, and the Wild Irish: Vengeance and Heresy in Medieval Ireland” was published by Cornell University Press. The book explores Ireland’s handful of heresy trials, their role in the colonization of the island by the English and their relationship to heresy and witchcraft prosecution in Britain and on the Continent. More…

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Dr. Heidi Levine Named Vice President for Student Development

“After conducting a national search for this important position, I am pleased to welcome Dr. Levine to Simpson College,” said President Jay Simmons. “Her extensive background in higher education and working directly with students in a number of different capacities, gives her a strong foundation on which to continue the commitment we have to our students at Simpson.” More…