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  1. The logo for Ruth's Army: Education, Outreach, Access

    Kristen Brewer joined the Simmons Department of Public Health faculty in spring 2024. She spoke with us about her passion for health education, the stigmatization of sexuality in the Southeast, and the importance of community engagement.

  2. Sara Stender Delaney and Beatrice, a renowned specialty tea plucker in the northern province of Rwanda, on the Crop to Cup Tea trip in January 2023. Photo by Sean Moore

    Years before founding a nonprofit in Rwanda, Sara Stender Delaney '00 grew up in Vermont among a family of entrepreneurs. "I had seen a lot of family members build small to medium-sized businesses," she recalls. "I had small businesses as...

  3. Pictured: Students visit the MIT Museum: Raneem Mousa, Michelle Doroteo-Alvarez, Giselle Yang, Christine Felt, Leensyn Asmen, Minh Anh Bui

    Simmons University is officially partnered with Washington University in St. Louis in the Engineering 3+2 program, in addition to Columbia University. As part of this program, students complete three years of course work at Simmons, followed by two additional years at a partner institution, earning both a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Bachelor of Science from Simmons.

  4. 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.

  5. Eva Piernas '23

    How Did Eva's Time at Simmons University Shape Her Path in Science? Eva Piernas, a recent 2023 alumni, reflected upon her journey at Simmons University, where she majored in Neuroscience on the neurobiology track and minored in Chemistry. As she...

  6. Physics major Geraldina Cruz '23

    Physics major Geraldina Cruz '23 recently participated in the annual Radiology Research Symposium at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) on May 25. Cruz was one of just two undergraduates who presented research alongside seasoned researchers at BWH. They spoke with...

  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. Monica Alves with Boston skyline in the far background

    Environmental Science major Monica Alves’s first major career revolved around water science. Recently, she has transitioned into oncology-related research data. In this interview, Alves imparts advice on changing careers and discusses her love for writing children’s poetry. Tell us about...

  9. Alums tour new science center, Allegro Photography LLC

    Simmons celebrates the completion of the second phase of the One Simmons project by officially unveiling a state-of-the-art science center and renovated library. On May 23, Simmons University President Lynn Perry Wooten, Chair of the Board of Trustees Regina Pisa...

  10. Photo of Jessica Wei

    Jessica Wei, a 2022 graduate of Simmons University, has formed a path into the field of environmental science and sustainability. With a major in Environmental Science, specializing in the chemistry track, and minors in Sustainability and Economics, Jessica's journey has...