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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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Keynote speaker Raegan Higgins Siwatu of Texas Tech University addresses the crowd.

Regional mathematics symposium held at Simpson

Simpson College hosted the sixteenth annual Midwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium (MUMS) on Saturday, April 13. The 2019 symposium included t

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From left: Cole Jacobsen, Denver Hargrove and Kade Tatkenhorst

Students recognized at international physics competition

The results are in, and the Simpson physics team has scored big. For the first time, Simpson had a team achieve a silver medal rati

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(From L): Drew Roen, Max Folkers and Nathan Magalhaes took first place in the 2019 MICS Programming Competition held April 5-6 in Fargo, N.D.

Programmers shine at regional competition

A trio of Simpson students took first place at the Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium (MICS) Programming Contest held April 5-6 at North D

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A group of students enjoyed a networking trip to Minneapolis, Minn. over spring break.

Spring Break 2019: A road trip to remember

A group of Simpson College students traded sunny beaches for below-average temperatures in Minneapolis, Minn., this spring break. But if you ask&nb

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