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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…

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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…