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Upgraded Theatre Lift Adds Drama for Simpson, DMMO

“The new lift will allow our theatre students the opportunity to experiment with techniques and learn how something like this can really enhance a performance both practically and artistically,” said Jennifer Ross Nostrala, professor of theatre arts at Simpson College. More…

New Latina-Based Sorority Earns Official Chapter Designation

“To see them finally reach their goal is tremendously exciting, not only as the fraternity and sorority life advisor, but also for the fraternity and sorority life community as we strive to be a welcoming place for all students,” said Kyle Fowler, director of New Student Programs and associate director of Student Activities. 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…

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…

Veteran Alex Grimm Finds Success Continuing at Simpson

“The staff at Simpson College has been incredibly helpful and knowledgeable on my options and opportunities with the GI Bill,” Alex Grimm said. “But more than that, I have always felt like I was part of the Simpson community, and I take pride in seeing the growing number of veterans pursuing a higher education as well as choosing this veteran friendly college.” More…

Prairie Project To Show Iowa Land The Way It Used To Be

The prairie, which will be planted this month, will contain four different sections, along with an area of grass maintained for kids in the community to sled on in the winter. The variety of plants in each section will attract different types of insects and increase the biodiversity in the area. The first time it will be in full bloom will be the spring of 2018. More…