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Simpson’s Matthew Lau Lands Role in Historic Opera Production

“Matthew Lau’s ability to continue his professional, national performing career paired with his astonishing commitment to teaching at Simpson is nothing short of amazing,” said Tim McMillin, chair of Simpson’s music department. “Students who study with him (whether in the classroom or private voice studio) benefit from his continued engagement in the ‘business,’ and he personally benefits by continuing to connect with his craft as a musician. This is important work, and he does it with outstanding skill.” More…

Kent Eaton Appointed Senior Vice President, Academic Dean

“I truly believe that the future for Simpson is bright because there is a strong creative component to all that we do, and there is a hopeful entrepreneurial spirit that I don’t always see at other institutions,” Eaton said. “It’s an exciting time to be at Simpson.” More…

Teaching Excellence: The Simpson Way

As one area educator said, “At this point, I’ll only take Simpson students – others are not as prepared and not as well supervised. When I get a Simpson student, I know they have content knowledge, pedagogy and a college faculty offering support. I’m exclusive to Simpson now.” More…

Exhibit of Michael Adams Photography Featured in Farnham Feb. 20-March 23

“I love film,” Adams said in his artist’s statement. “I love its depth, granularity and challenge. Film cameras are old friends and they have a heft that is comforting. And when one is shooting film there is a tendency for one to be self-editing and judicious with resources. So it came as a bit of a surprise to me, someone who views the analog world as this mythic wondrous place, to find such pleasure in iPhone imagery.” More…

May Term: Intense. Focused. Fun.

“Courses offered on campus tend to be more imaginative and interactive than those offered during a regular semester,” said Maeve Callan, the associate professor of religion who’s teaching, “Love, Death and Harry Potter.” “May Term offers us more of an opportunity to think outside the box, to make the world our classroom by studying medieval European history or exploring tropical ecology at the sites themselves.” More…