Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill Papers Open to Researchers

Generously donated to the Simmons University Archives in 2017 by Gwen Ifill's brother, Bert Ifill, the collection documents the career of  Gwen Ifill '77, from her earliest work as a student through her groundbreaking success as a national newspaper reporter and television anchor.  

Containing writings, photographs, memorabilia, and other items, the Gwen Ifill Papers offer insight into the life and career of a trailblazing journalist.

Interested researchers should consult the finding aid and contact the University Archives for more information. 

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Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities


Feb

8

Gwen Ifill Papers Open to Researchers
The Simmons University Archives is pleased to announce that the Gwen Ifill Papers are open to researchers.

Jan

28

NYTimes Best-Selling Author Mackenzi Lee '14MFA Talks Upcoming Projects
We caught up with the best-selling author to discuss her novels, upcoming projects and the invaluable support of her Simmons community.

Dec

7

Deborah Z Porter '01MA '15HD On Founding the Boston Book Festival
Deborah Z Porter, founder and executive director of the Boston Book Festival, on throwing pots and how she became a book person.

Nov

29

COMMing Back to Simmons: The Importance of Networking
The Communications Liaison hosts 5th annual networking event for students and alumnae/i.

Nov

19

Meredith McCarroll '03MA: Director of Writing and Rhetoric at Bowdoin College
The flexibility of the gender/cultural studies program broadened the scope of Meredith's scholarly work.

Nov

16

Alexandra Bohanan '19 Looks to Gwen Ifill as an Icon
Congratulations to Alexandra Bohanan ‘19, recipient of the Ifill Scholarship!

Nov

16

Priscilla Wiltshire-Bland '20 on the Impact of a Simmons Education
Congratulations to Priscilla Wiltshire-Bland '20, recipient of the Ifill Scholarship!

Nov

14

Simmons University Awards First Ifill Scholarships
In remembrance and honor of Gwen Ifill's legacy of excellence, Simmons is proud to announce the inaugural recipients of the Ifill Scholarships.

Nov

9

Taylor '14: Simmons Made Me a Strong Business Woman
We caught up with Taylor Paige Nealand '14 about her business, Taylor Paige Photography, and her plans to travel the world.

Oct

24

Professor Mercier Receives First Alden Poole Faculty Mentor Award
In honor of her commitment to mentoring, Professor Cathryn Mercier receives the Alden Poole Faculty Mentor Award.