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BULLETIN: Culver Lecture Tonight Cancelled

Unfortunately, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will not be able to travel to Simpson College to deliver the Culver Lecture tomorrow evening (Monday, March 13) due to inclement weather in Iowa and Washington, DC, and other factors. More…

Foreign Policy Expert to Discuss Climate Change, National Security

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, will address climate change and its affect on national security. Wilkerson is an expert commentator on foreign policy and is a professorial lecturer on National Security Affairs at George Washington University. More…

Women’s History Month Speaker Discusses History, Importance of The Pill

“For American women, without the gains of the feminist movement, the pill really would not have had the kind of earth-shaking power that it ended up having,” said author Elaine Tyler May said. “The feminist movement opened doors for women. The pill allowed women to walk through those doors and take advantage of those opportunities because they now could reliably control their fertility.” More…

MAT Graduates Follow Their Calling to Travel and Teach

“The history and philosophy department were a huge part of my undergraduate career, as was the Iowa History Center at Simpson,” Allie Walker said. “The passion that I have for teaching is largely due to the experiences I had in those classrooms.” More…

Simpson is Committed to Serving Veterans; Check Out These Examples

Let us be clear: We honor our veterans. We want veterans to attend Simpson College, because they have the life experiences and knowledge that benefits our entire campus community. We know from past experience that our veterans become some of our most successful students. We would be proud to help you become a Simpson College graduate. More…

Education Majors Can Study Abroad Thanks to New Simpson Program

Senior Kaitie Sturtz is taking advantage of a new opportunity at Simpson. The Global Gateway for Teachers (GGT) allows student teachers to spend half of their student teaching time in a different country. Students are able to apply to a program and choose a placement in one of 18 countries located all over the world. More…