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  1. Professor Bob White

    Bob White , Professor of Communications in the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities , is the 2022 recipient of the Alden Poole Faculty Mentor Award . This award recognizes a faculty member in the Ifill College who...

  2. Headshot of Rebecca Davis

    "The North Star Collective Faculty Fellowship provides an opportunity for BIPOC faculty to come together and create a community in which we can support one another," says SLIS Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow Rebecca Davis . "Faculty Fellows learn about...

  3. April Ryan holding 2023 Gwen Ifill Next Generation Award posing with President Wooten and group of women

    On the afternoon of February 11, the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities hosted its fourth Ifill Forum. This event honors the legacy of pioneering journalist Gwen Ifill '77, '93HD by bringing together "important national voices for a...

  4. Students working in lab

    A substantial grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund a collaborative effort to support students who have been historically excluded from STEM-related disciplines. Simmons University recently announced that it has been awarded a six-year STEM grant as part...

  5. Vivian Williams ’06MSN holding award

    The American Academy of Nursing's Edge Runner initiative recognizes the nursing profession's contributions to transforming the health system through nursing solutions. Vivian Williams '06MSN spoke with us about her passion for nursing and her reaction to receiving this recognition. This...

  6. ASIS&T Student Chapter Winner

    For the third consecutive year, Simmons University's Student Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) received the Student Chapter of the Year award from ASIS&T. Remarkably, the student chapter has now received this recognition twelve times since...

  7. Photo of student Dan Nguyen

    Physics major Dan Nguyen has received a prestigious award from the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Nguyen began her research as a SURPASs (Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Simmons) scholar and is now testing her theories at the new science building. She spoke with us about her project, what drew her to Simmons, and her future plans.

  8. American Flag outside Simmons University in the Fall

    Simmons University is one of 394 colleges recognized for its efforts to increase nonpartisan democratic engagement in the 2022 election. Today, Simmons University has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) as a 2022 ALL IN...

  9. Professor Teresa Fung

    Professor of Nutrition and Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics Teresa T. Fung , ScD, RDN has been recognized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for her outstanding research. She spoke with us about this honor, her current...

  10. Top: Justine Paragas '26, Solmi Grace Kwak '26. Bottom: Aislinn Grace Doherty '26, and Marzieh Darling-Donnelly '26

    The Bonner Community Leaders Program supports Simmons students who are passionate about service, community engagement, social justice, and responsible citizenship. This fall, Simmons announced the inaugural cohort of nine Bonner Leaders. We spoke with four of them, Justine Paragas '26...