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The 2022 Simmons Leadership Conference, produced by the Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership, focused on the transformational power of “Cultivating Courage and Connection.” Such power was evident in speeches given by powerful leaders, including Luvvie Ajayi Jones, Susan MacKenty...
Anna Staniszewski ’06MAMFA teaches courses on writing and children’s literature and is the author of over twenty books for young readers, including the novels The Wonder of Wildflowers and Clique Here; the picture books Dogosaurus Rex and Beast in Show; and the Once Upon a Fairy Tale chapter book series.
Elinor Lipman ’72 and Mameve (Stern) Medwed ’64 did not overlap at Simmons, but met later at a fiction workshop, bonding over their shared love of literature and writing. With 21 published books between them, and numerous awards and accolades...
Rashida Hagakore '24 is completing her undergraduate degree through [email protected], and planning to combine her artistic strengths with a newly developed business acumen.
Adjunct Elaine Dimopoulos ’08MFA is the author of Material Girls (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015). Her new novel, Turn the Tide (HarperCollins, 2022) is her middle grade debut, inspired by real life environmental activists.
Tell us about your position in the Department of Critical Care at Boston Children's Hospital. I am a Research Assistant in the Priebe Lab. Our focus is on the development of new antimicrobials and vaccines to combat and prevent bacterial...
Which was your first calling, writing or librarianship? Being a writer was my first passion, but every author needs a day job! It was sort of a guessing game to see what I wanted that day job to be. I...
Jyoti Puri, Professor of Sociology and Hazel Dick Leonard Chair was the recipient of the 2021 Jessie Bernard Award, given annually in recognition of work with broad scholarly impact that has “enlarged the horizons of sociology to encompass fully the...