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Sal Meyers

Psychology Professor Meyers Completes STIRS Initiative

Sal Meyers, professor of psychology and director of faculty development at Simpson College, was selected as one of 13 Scientific Thinking and Integrative Reasoning Skills Scholars (STIRS) by the Association of American Colleges and Universities in early 2014. More…

David Axelrod to Deliver Culver Lecture on April 14

Axelrod’s talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Pote Theatre in the Blank Performing Arts Center on the Simpson campus in Indianola. The title of the talk is the same as Axelrod’s new memoir, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.” More…

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Simpson-designed Phone App is Finalist for Two Tech Awards

“This is great recognition for our students and for the entire EMERGE program,” said Christopher Draper, director of EMERGE@Simpson. “There’s no reason for students to wait until they graduate to begin making their dreams and ideas a reality, and we’re proving that every day.” More…

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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…

Here’s a way to study and still stay on the move, keep fit

With the help of the Exercise Science Club, Student Government Association and a generous donation by TrekDesk, students are now able to study on a treadmill desk available in Dunn Library on campus. Students not only can stay fit, they also can improve their retention dramatically. More…