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DSM Business Record Agrees: EMERGE@ Simpson is Front-Page News

Simpson College is forming teams of students, professors and community members from around the state to create or develop startup ideas. The program is called EMERGE@Simpson, and it has had a hand in everything from developing an app that helps solve crimes to coming up with permanent markings for parking spaces at businesses. 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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Farnham Exhibit to Showcase Paintings of Darrell Roberts

Roberts, who grew up in rural Iowa, has a BA in art history from the University of Northern Iowa and a BFA and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has spent much of his career finding inspiration in the landscape and structures of Chicago, where he now lives. More…

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Simpson Speaker: King’s Message Resonates for Us Today

By Tessa Lengeling ’15 More…

Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t just call for people to talk about equality and love; he called people to act and to make change. His message of kindness and service lives on, even 47 years after his death. More…

That was the message from Dr. Thomas L. Hill, the keynote speaker at Simpson’s MLK Jr. Day of Observance. More…

Hill said it was a day for action. “It’s a day on, not a day off.” 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…