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With today's dynamic community of more than 4,500 students, Simmons University continues to move forward. Our commitment can be seen in our facilities for teaching, learning, and living at Simmons.

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You'll learn from faculty members who are leaders in their fields and mentors in the classroom.

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Our curriculum is totally customizable and interdisciplinary, giving you the opportunity to explore new subjects in ways you never thought of before.

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Simmons University is a nationally recognized private university located in the heart of Boston. We offer the only undergraduate program for women in Boston and numerous graduate programs open to all.

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As first-years gathered on campus for the very first time, the new students also embarked on their Simmons journey with a symbolic tradition: the Candle Lighting Ceremony. Honorary Trustee Enna E. Jimenez '91, '06E takes us through this Simmons tradition.

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The Simmons World Challenge is about learning from an international perspective — but how do you learn internationally with the COVID-19 travel restrictions? Professor Kristina Pechulis and Samantha Margolin '23 tell us how students still learned global lessons.

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Congratulations to Joanne Wilson who embodies the spirit of the award with her focus on women- and minority-owned businesses. Wilson is a limited partner in venture funds committed to investing only in women, Black, and Latino founders.

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Gordon's latest novel, "It's Always 9/11" follows a woman returning from a remote backpacking trip to a news report of a mysterious illness gripping New York City. In her novel, Gordon explores themes of technocratic control, and the impact of fear on behavior.

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President Wooten reflects on how the events of September 11 continue to influence our world in far-reaching ways. She implores the Simmons community to reflect on what we can do individually and collectively moving forward — to embrace everyday leadership.

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