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2015 MLK News Story

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…

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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…