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Success of Students, Faculty Honored at Annual Convocation

Students and faculty were honored at the annual event, held April 23 in Smith Chapel. Spencer Waugh, instructor of Speech and Debate, received the 2015 Faculty Award for Campus Leadership. Dave Camwell, professor of music, received the 2015 Faculty Award for Distinguished Research. More…

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Simpson Debate Duo Finishes Second in State Contest

After advancing through three preliminary rounds, the Simpson team finished as the runner-up to the championship team from the University of Iowa. Other schools competing included Drake University, Iowa State University, the University of Northern Iowa and Grinnell College. 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…

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Simpson-designed Phone App is Finalist for Two Tech Awards

“This is great recognition for our students and for the entire EMERGE program,” said Christopher Draper, director of EMERGE@Simpson. “There’s no reason for students to wait until they graduate to begin making their dreams and ideas a reality, and we’re proving that every day.” More…

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2015 Symposium Celebrates the Best of Simpson

“This is my favorite day of the academic year,” said Deb Czarneski, director of undergraduate research. Now in its sixth year, the Undergraduate Symposium honors excellence in research, scholarship and creativity. Throughout the day, students show what they’ve learned by presenting papers, posters, performances and panel discussions. More…