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Simpson Students Pitch In, Help Work on Habitat Homes

“They did fantastic work,” said Omar Padilla, outreach coordinator for Habitat for Humanity in the Des Moines area. “The group did landscaping work – leveling ground for sodding later on, planted a tree at each house and plants in the front of the houses. More…

Simpson to Host Forum July 17 to Discuss CTE, Head Injuries

“The best approach against concussions is knowledge,” said Mike Hadden, professor of Sport Science and Health Education at Simpson. “We will be revealing the most updated information about concussions as well as nutritional solutions for proper brain health.” More…

Simpson Honors Veterans at Annual Ceremony

Simpson College will hold its annual salute to veterans during a ceremony at 1 p.m. Nov 2 in Smith Chapel.The event, which has become an annual tradition on campus, is free and the public is encouraged to attend. The ceremony honors those who have served and continue to serve. More…

Simpson Receives Grant to Participate in Consortium for Online Humanities Instruction

This is great news for Simpson, said Sharon Wilkinson, professor of French and Department Chair of World Languages and Culture Studies. “The CIC Consortium for Online Humanities Instruction offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with other schools to bring the most innovative teaching and learning approaches to Simpson,” she said. “We are thrilled to have been selected to participate in this grant!” More…

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…

Dan Barry

Iowa History Center Co-Sponsor of Dan Barry Talk March 30 in Des Moines

The event, which is free and open to the public, is co-organized by the Iowa History Center at Simpson College and the State Historical Society of Iowa. A pre-talk reception with drinks and refreshments begins at 5:30 p.m. A book signing will follow the program. Books will be available for purchase from Beaverdale Books. 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…