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Prairie Project To Show Iowa Land The Way It Used To Be

The prairie, which will be planted this month, will contain four different sections, along with an area of grass maintained for kids in the community to sled on in the winter. The variety of plants in each section will attract different types of insects and increase the biodiversity in the area. The first time it will be in full bloom will be the spring of 2018. More…


Matthew Oltman ’97 Sings Praise of Simpson for Career Opportunities

“When you go out into the world, coming from Simpson College is almost like being a member of some sort of secret fraternity or sorority,” he says. “I’ve sung with the Sante Fe Opera and other institutions in New York City or San Francisco. When you tell them you went to Simpson College, they say, ‘You, too?’” More…


Trump Holds Slim Lead in Iowa in Latest Simpson College/RABA Poll

“Donald Trump’s base is sticking with him, even after the recent tape revealing his lewd comments about women,” said Kedron Bardwell, chair of Simpson’s political science department. “His lead with non-college voters and men surpasses Clinton’s lead with college-educated voters and women. If GOP turnout holds up, those groups will be key to the party’s chances in Iowa.” More…