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Important Announcement Regarding Wednesday’s Carver Medal Ceremony

The annual event celebrates the life and legacy of George Washington Carver, the famous botanist and inventor who began his academic career at Simpson College after being rejected for admittance to other colleges because of his race. “At Simpson the kind of people there made me believe that I was a human being,” Carver said. More…

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New Phone App Developed at Simpson Heralded as Crime-Fighting Tool

The Snitch’n app was unveiled Oct. 17 during the grand opening ceremony at Simpson College for the Gerald R. Edwards Entrepreneurial Center, the home of EMERGE@Simpson. The public launch of Snitch’n was scheduled to occur during the I/OWA Conference closing party, hosted by EMERGE, at The Lift in Des Moines. More…

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Maytag Family Grant will Enhance “La Calisto” Performances at Simpson

“We are thrilled to have generous support from the Maytag Family Foundation,” said Bernard McDonald, assistant professor of music and Larsen Chair of Opera. “Besides providing students and audiences with a cutting-edge production experience, for the performers the grant will transcend the production, as they will be able to transfer the skills and experience acquired.” More…

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Simpson To Honor Veterans At Special Monday Event

Recognizing that many veterans are returning to college, Simpson administrators decided that it would be appropriate to host a ceremony on campus during the same week as Veterans Day . The event will feature talks by two Simpson students, Danny Reetz and Taylor McIntosh, who are veterans. More…