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  1. Photo of Marilisa Jiménez García

    This June, Professor Marilisa Jiménez García received the Children’s Literature Association’s annual book award for her 2021 monograph, Side by Side. In this text, Jiménez García explores youth literature and culture as a means to comprehend the complex contours of power relations between Puerto Rico and the United States.

  2. The spire and dome atop the college building at Simmons

    Over the past year, nearly fifty stories about women’s achievements, activism, and feminist research have been featured on the Simmons website. To honor Women’s Equality Day (August 26), which commemorates women’s right to vote in the United States, we are...

  3. Main Campus Quad on a sunny day

    Earlier this spring, the Helene Fuld Health Trust, a charitable organization that promotes the education of nurses, informed Simmons that the School of Nursing received a substantial grant from the Trust. These funds will be used to amplify Simmons’ Dotson Bridge and Mentoring Program, which aims to support nursing students of color.

  4. Simmons University Cupola

    In 2023, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recognized Simmons as one of the most transfer-friendly schools in the nation. PTK is an honor society that helps support scholarships, professionalization, and service and work experiences of community college students. We spoke to...

  5. Archivist Derek Mosley

    An archivist and division manager at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Mosley has dedicated his career to the preservation of Black history, thereby increasing awareness of and access to the documentation of Black history and culture in the nation's archives.

  6. Photo of Danita Callender by Simmons sign

    Recent SLIS graduate Danita Callender '23MS was selected by faculty to receive the Kenneth R. Shaffer Outstanding Student Award, which acknowledges a student with impressive scholarship and leadership potential. We caught up with Callender for her thoughts on her time...

  7. A group of Simmons STEM students and alums

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) awarded $5 million to women's colleges and universities to help increase the retention of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

  8. Photo of Jason Wood

    The Simmons Alumnae/i Association is proud to announce that the recipient of the 2023 Priscilla McKee Award for Faculty and Staff is Simmons University Archivist & Deputy Director Jason Wood '01MS, '11MS. Jason received multiple nominations for this award, as...

  9. Anisha Srivastava standing by a presentation

    Simmons University has been designated a Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cybersecurity Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security. This prestigious designation recognizes Simmons' excellence in cybersecurity education and its commitment to advancing the field through research and outreach.

  10. Photo of Yunxin Li

    This spring semester, Professor Yunxin Li is participating in the North Star Collective as a Faculty Fellow. The fellowship offers engagement opportunities for BIPOC faculty members from a variety of New England institutions. Li reflects on how the North Star...