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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…

“Carousel”: A Successful Collaboration

“It seems a piece like Carousel is an ideal vehicle for Simpson’s music and theatre departments to work together,” said Bernard McDonald, director of opera at Simpson. “We have two very strong, distinctive programs and a piece like this requires a large company of trained musicians, singers and non-singers who can act, and dancers as well. In that respect, it’s a cross-disciplinary enterprise.” More…