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On Sunday, August 31st, we welcomed our new and returning students to campus! Check out the move-in day excitement in our latest video.


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Welcome back to Photo Friday! Take a look at our week in pictures.

Continue reading Photo Friday: August 29th.


ainsley2.jpgEmma and Ainsley working at the sea turtle project in Costa Rica.

Welcome back to Summer Stories! This series chronicles the great things our students are doing over summer vacation.
Meet Ainsley Wilson, a Nursing major from the class of 2015. She spent her summer on the Simmons campus for the SURPASs program, where she continued two Simmons professors' research before heading out to Costa Rica to save sea turtles. We had the chance to ask her a few questions!

Continue reading Summer Stories: Ainsley Wilson '15.


teresafung.jpg"Soda consumption remains high in the United States, and hip fractures in the elderly can impact quality of life in a major way, therefore, prevention is important. This study suggests soda may be a risk factor for hip fractures." - Teresa Fung

Simmons own Professor Teresa Fung recently published one of the first studies on soda consumption and the increased risk of hip fractures in postmenopausal women.

We are so proud of Professor Fung, and grateful that she took the time to answer some questions about her exciting research!

Continue reading Simmons Professor Links Soda to Hip Fractures in Women.


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Read President Helen Drinan's latest Huffington Post Blog: Mo'ne Davis -- Four Success Tips For Girls From a Young Baseball Ace.
Excerpt:

What can I say about Mo'ne Davis, but wow! This 13-year-old girl has the entire country talking, as her pitching skills have helped to lead her Philadelphia Little League team to the Little League World Series. This month, she led her team to a 4-0 victory over Nashville becoming the first girl pitcher in Little League World Series history to earn a win through a two-hit shut out. Now, this young phenom is gracing the cover of the world's most well known sports magazine -- Sports Illustrated. It's the first time that any Little Leaguer -- boy or girl -- has been featured on the cover. Mo'ne is one of only 18 girls (out of nearly 9,000 total players) to have played in the Little League World Series since it began in 1947.

Mo'ne has accomplished so very much at the young age 13. So what can we learn from her steadfast competition and humble nature? A lot. Here is a list of four things that I believe girls can learn about leadership and success from this inspiring athlete. Read more.


Today is Women's Equality Day! To celebrate, Christina Knowles, Executive Director at the Boston Women's Workforce Council gave us her best tips for young women entering the workforce.

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The following post was contributed by Executive Director of the Boston Women's Workforce Council, Christina Knowles.

Continue reading 8 Tips for Women Entering the Workforce.


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Welcome back to Photo Friday! Take a look at our week in pictures.

Continue reading Photo Friday: August 22nd.



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Move-in day is August 31st! We can't wait for our new students to join our Simmons family. To make the move a little smoother, we've compiled a list of must-have items for college!

Continue reading 7 Must-Have Items for College.


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Welcome back to Summer Stories! This series chronicles the great things our students are doing over summer vacation.
Meet Monica Carvalho Alves from the class of 2016. Monica majors in Environmental Science and Public Health and minors in Sustainability. She's spending her summer in Beijing, China as an English tutor. We had the chance to ask her a few questions!

Continue reading Summer Stories: Monica Carvalho Alves '16.


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Welcome back to Photo Friday! Take a look at our week in pictures.

Continue reading Photo Friday: August 15th.


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