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  1. The waiting room of an overdose prevention center in New York City

    A conversation with Jeffrey Steen, Assistant Professor in the Simmons University School of Social Work.

  2. An adult and a child wearing raincoats and dancing in a puddle

    An interview with Professor Naresh Agarwal from the School of Library and Information Science.

  3. A close up of the United States on a globe with a variety of push pins marking different locations

    A conversation with Hugo Kamya, Professor in the Simmons University School of Social Work and Associate Director of the Center for Innovation in Clinical Social Work.

  4. A close-up image of two sets of hands clasping together

    A conversation with Lydia Ogden, Associate Professor in the Simmons University School of Social Work and Director of the Center for Innovation in Clinical Social Work.

  5. Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield

    Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield, Professor of Chemistry and Physics at Simmons, is among the 2024 cohort of Fellows within the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). She spoke with us about receiving this honor, advocating for women in STEM, and reimagining mentorship.

  6. Illustration from the Daoyin tu demonstrating exercises for improving health, as part of the “nourishing life” branch of Chinese medicine

    In a recent article published in The Bulletin of the Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology, Assistant Professor of History Yunxin Li explores the role of women and gender in the theory and practice of medicine in ancient China. She spoke with us about her research and what she will reflect on during Women’s History Month.

  7. Protestors holding signs at an anti-Islam protest in Washington D.C., March 3, 2011

    On January 19, Simmons’ Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) hosted “Islamophobia in the United States: Understanding Past and Present Anti-Muslim Discrimination,” a virtual lecture by Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Research for the Institute of Social Policy and Understanding Saher Selod. This talk chronicled the history of anti-Muslim racism and demonstrated how 9/11 instituted a new era of the racialization of Muslims.

  8. B Boy executing a freeze, circa 2014, Wikimedia (public domain)

    In January 2024, Bloomsbury Publishing (London) will release The Bloomsbury Handbook of Hip Hop Pedagogy, co-edited by Daren Graves, Professor of Education and Social Work at Simmons, and Dr. Lauren Leigh Kelly, an Associate Professor of Education at Rutgers University. This collection is “the first reference work to cover the theory, history, research methodologies, and practice of Hip Hop pedagogy.”

  9. A model of a Perfluorooctanoic acid molecule.

    Neurobiologist Eric Luth recently co-authored a peer-reviewed article in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A (October 2021) with several of his students: Celine Breton ’21, Kaitlyn Kessel ’23, Ariel Robinson ’19, and Kainat Altaf ’22. The piece traces developmental abnormalities among worm populations after exposure to environmental contaminants.

  10. Headshot of Suzanne Leonard

    Suzanne Leonard, Professor of Literature and Writing, and the director of the MA in Gender and Cultural Studies, teaches courses on Feminist Media Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, and American Literature at Simmons. The co-editor of Imagining We in the...