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Geophysicist, Norwalk Native to Discuss Climate Change at Simpson Event on Sept. 28

During the presentation, Breeding will explain the often misunderstood global definition of “climate change” and how it equates today to “global warming.” He will present evidence that our planet is warming at an increasing rate; explain the nature of past ice ages and what that means for the future; and describe the impact of those ice ages on our ancestors, Cro-Magnon people. More…

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Student Support Services Receives $1.15 Million Grant

SSS grant competitions occur every five years and in each cycle of funding, the U.S. Department of Education receives more applications than it can fund, and the competition is fierce. This year, Simpson was one of 968 programs, both two and four year higher education institutions, to be funded out of 1,600 applications. More…

Day Six: A Wonderful Week of Discovery Comes to a Close

Tech Trek is a national program sponsored by AAUW chapters and spans from Washington state to New Jersey. The camp originated in California in 1998 and has expanded to 21 camps across 10 states. In 2015, AAUW announced three new camps to be partially sponsored by a national grant, and Indianola was chosen as the first in the Midwest. More…

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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…