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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…

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…

Chuck Hagel, Former Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator, to Deliver Culver Lecture

Seth Andersen, director of the Culver Center, said, “The Culver Center is honored to welcome Secretary Hagel to Simpson College to deliver this year’s Culver Lecture. His far-ranging, dedicated service to our nation and to presidents of both parties gives him unique and timely insights into critically important issues of national security, intelligence, and foreign relations.” More…

Exhibit Featuring Work of Madai Taylor Comes to Farnham Galleries Nov. 7

In his artist statement, Taylor said, “To me, earth has been very intriguing and contains a mystic, organic beauty. It is an original, primordial material that lends itself to an immense range of tone, nuance and texture, which I manipulate to create calm, thought-provoking non-subjective images, imbued with history, spirituality and the struggle of mankind.” More…

Simpson to Host Iowa Philosophical Society Conference on Nov. 5

Michael Titelbaum, a professor at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, will give the keynote address, “How Common are Reasons,” at 5 p.m. in Jordan Lecture Hall. Titelbaum is well known in the philosophy field for his research and publications in the fields of ethics and epistemology. More…

Brian L. Johnson To Receive Carver Medal on Feb. 22

The medal honors the legacy of George Washington Carver, who began his academic career at Simpson. The Carver Medal and Lecture ceremony is one of the most important events on the College’s academic calendar. This year’s event will begin at 1 p.m. Feb. 22 in Smith Chapel. The public is invited to attend. More…