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  1. Adunni Slackman Anderson and President Wooten

    Dr. Adunni Slackman Anderson '73 has spent her career as a leader in education. For over 20 years, she served as Principal for the Montclair Public Schools, and for 10 years as the Lower School Head/Primary School Director for Kent Place School, a private, independent school for girls. We spoke to Slackman Anderson about how Simmons shaped her career, and her advice for future leaders.

  2. Main Campus Building under a bright blue sky

    I am writing today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision invalidating Harvard University and The University of North Carolina’s race-conscious admission policies. I am deeply disappointed in the Court’s ruling. While it will take time to fully comprehend the...

  3. Photo of Maria Karagianis

    Coming of age in the 1960s and 70s, Maria Karagianis witnessed tumultuous protests. As a staff writer for The Boston Globe, she covered desegregation in Boston, apartheid in South Africa, and Syrian refugees in the Greek islands. She is a Pulitzer Prize winner, a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, and founder of the non-profit organization Discovering Justice.

  4. Headshot of Laura Saunders

    Laura Saunders , Interim Director of Simmons School of Library and Information Science shared details on her recent discussion about the library field's role in intellectual freedom, as well as the current ethical and legal implications of that support...

  5. President Lynn Wooten standing in front of the MCB

    Today is Equal Pay Day, where we acknowledge the stark and troubling reality that women still lag behind their male counterparts when it comes to that all important paycheck. Women, on average, are only paid 77% of every dollar paid...

  6. Photo of Mary Eliza Mahoney

    Faculty and students at Simmons have joined to create the Mary Eliza Project , transcribing voter registers to create a searchable database of the more than 50,000 women who registered to vote in Boston in the months following the Nineteenth...

  7. Headshot of Anna Kijas by Gerry Szymanski

    Living in a war-torn country poses acute danger to civilians. In addition, an invasion places architectural sites, art objects, and archives under threat of being looted or destroyed. When Russia invaded Ukraine in February of 2022, SLIS alumna Anna Kijas...

  8. Simmons University Cupola

    For many students in the Department of Public Health , activism begins at Simmons. In 2018, MPH students established HERE4Justice , a student-run organization that works to advance health equity, racial equity, and social justice. "Students started this collective because...

  9. photo of Genevieve Nowicki

    Genevieve Peck Nowicki '20 studied Neurobiology at Simmons and is now pursuing her PhD in Counseling Psychology at Northeastern. She shares with us her approach to research and how Simmons prepared her for further studies. What made you choose to...

  10. 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...