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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…

Simpson Student, Family Collect $20K on “Family Feud” Show

“During designated commercial times, Steve Harvey would tell the audience about his life stories, which was awesome to hear about,” Tyler Smaha said. “Also, he took a lot of time to get to know each family beforehand, which made it easier to be comfortable and natural on stage for filming.” More…

New Simpson Program Puts Focus on Food Recovery

“The food recovery program has made me more aware of the impact even one person’s waste can have on the environment,” Maddy Kersten says. “I think that’s one of the greatest things about Next Course: it opens your eyes and makes you aware of the issues with food injustice.” More…

Iowa History Center is Given Collection of Antique Maps

The maps, part of the Center’s recent Iowa and the Midwest exhibition of antique maps, were a gift of David Yepsen, former Des Moines Register political reporter and recently retired director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University. More…

Simpson Speech and Debate Flexes Rhetorical Muscle at National Tourney

Simpson’s Speech and Debate Team crowned three individual champions and one runner-up at the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament in Boise, Idaho. The debate team finished second in that category, the speech team finished eight and Simpson was sixth in the overall rankings, competing against 72 other colleges and universities. More…

Great Scholarships, Opportunities Available in Interfaith Fellows Program

Simpson College believes that deeper understanding of each other and our diverse faith perspectives will help reduce the violence and the violence and persecution we see spreading across the globe. To help achieve these goals, Simpson announces its Interfaith Fellows Program for students who seek to strengthen interfaith understanding and positive engagement. More…