October 18, 2013
On October 16th, Simmons World Challenge (SWC) Coordinator Ben Cole and SWC faculty Hugo Kamya and Kathy Wisser welcomed representatives from StreetSafe Boston and Mothers for Justice and Equality to discuss the realities of urban and gang violence in Boston.
October 15, 2013
Simmons College student Kris McDonough (B.S. Chemistry and Physics, '13) took first prize in the Undergraduate Research Competition at the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) 15th Annual TECHCON conference held in Austin, Texas.
McDonough presented his research, "Evaluation of the Photodimerization of 4 Vinyl Thymine Ammonium Chloride Polymers and Copolymers Induced by Ultraviolet Light," under the direction of Debora Martino, Rich Gurney & Nancy Lee. His impressive work garnered the Intel provided Lenovo Yoga top prize. Nina Chen (Chemistry, '15) also attended the conference.
September 23, 2013
Applications for the 2014 Simmons World Challenge are now available!
Simmons World Challenge (SWC) is a program exclusively for sophomores and is designed to empower students with the knowledge and skill set necessary to tackle social problems facing local, national and global communities. This is a student-led experience where you will work in teams, with support from faculty, community partners and special guests, to collaboratively design an actionable solution to a pressing social issue.
April 30, 2013
Associate Professor Mindell Nitkin led three teams of Simmons students to the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference in St. Louis.
In order to attend the conference, attendees must make a Commitment to Action in either Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, or Public Health.
March 22, 2013
On March 21, 2013, the Economics Department welcomed 43 alumnae and 35 students to the 13th annual Economics Student-Alumnae Networking Dinner. Attendees came from diverse fields of expertise, including entrepreneurship, management consulting, investment finance, banking, law, nonprofit development and government administration.