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Dean’s and President’s Lists announced

Simpson College recently announced that 340 students qualified for either the Dean’s or President’s List for the 2019 spring semester.

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Eduardo Magalhaes in class

Magalhaes appointed to endowed political science chair

Simpson College announced today the appointment of Dr. Eduardo Magalhaes to the Ruth Harp Chair in Political Science. Magalhaes takes over for Dr.

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Classroom presentation

Simpson adds marketing communication major

Coming this fall, students at Simpson College will have a new major at their disposal—marketing communication. The college recently final

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Loida Pineda

International choral director joins music faculty

The Simpson College Department of Music is pleased to announce the hiring of Loida Pineda as the Interim Choral Director for the 2019-20 acade

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Jesse Wilcox

Jesse Wilcox wins science teaching award

Jesse Wilcox knows how to make a good first impression. One of the newest additions to the Simpson College faculty, Wilcox—assistant prof

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2019 Iowa Campus Compact Community Leadership award winner, Renee Murphy

Alumna honored for community leadership

The community involvement of others helped shape Renee Murphy ’92 into the person she is today. Now, she’s the one giving back. Murphy ea

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Student Samantha Wuebker presents at the 2019 IMPACT Symposium.

Making an IMPACT

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome, or HLHS, is a rare birth defect in which the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped. The condition deve

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Students look on during the 2019 commencement ceremony.

Class of 2019 introduced at Spring commencement

The Simpson College community enjoyed a picturesque morning on the Indianola campus as 265 undergraduate and graduate students received diplomas at

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More than 200 students took part in the annual Research and Creativity Symposium.

Research and Creativity Symposium showcases student work

More than 200 students showcased their work at Simpson’s annual Research and Creativity Symposium last week. Students across all disciplines exhibi

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Alex Kirkpatrick '18 (left) and Brandi Putz '18 won awards at the 2019 Iowa Broadcast News Association Convention.

Alumni recognized for excellence in broadcast news

A pair of Simpson College alumni won awards at the annual Iowa Broadcast News Association (IBNA) Convention for projects completed during their tim

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