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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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Farnham Galleries to Feature Artwork of David Helm

In the late 80’s Helm developed a simple projection technology that became the focal point of his work. Using projectors he created multi-media projects that addressed the relationship between historical patterns and contemporary issues. More…

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Here’s a way to study and still stay on the move, keep fit

With the help of the Exercise Science Club, Student Government Association and a generous donation by TrekDesk, students are now able to study on a treadmill desk available in Dunn Library on campus. Students not only can stay fit, they also can improve their retention dramatically. More…

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Simpson Professor’s New Book Explores Role of Heresy Trials

“The Templars, the Witch, and the Wild Irish: Vengeance and Heresy in Medieval Ireland” was published by Cornell University Press. The book explores Ireland’s handful of heresy trials, their role in the colonization of the island by the English and their relationship to heresy and witchcraft prosecution in Britain and on the Continent. More…