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  1. Two students in a science lab, circa 1920s.

    As we enter the month of March it is an honor to celebrate Women’s History Month. This is an important moment to recognize the many contributions and achievements of women throughout our history, while also reaffirming our commitment to advancing...

  2. Sony Vader ’27 reading her winning essay on Founders Day

    Simmons undergraduates are invited to participate in an essay contest each year on Founder's Day. This year, contestants wrote about how their experience at Simmons realizes John Simmons' vision for educating what President Lynn Perry Wooten calls "everyday leaders" for their life's work. This year's winner was neuroscience major Sonia Vader '27.

  3. Kaz Gebhardt '25 speaks during the 2023 Alumnae/i, Friends and Family weekend, photograph by Kristie Dean

    During Simmons’ 2023 Alumnae/i, Family, and Friends Weekend, a series of conversations focused on building the future of the University. This dynamic conversation explored issues of belonging, traditions, and the preservation of history.

  4. The Park Science Center building on the Simmons University campus

    At the time it was built in the early 1970’s, the Park Science building served as a symbol of progress and achievement in women's-centered education. It challenged gender norms and societal expectations while promoting inclusivity and diversity in academia.

  5. Stacey Pazar Huth

    Chemist and biomedical product developer Stacey Pazar Huth ’87 is a leading woman in medical diagnostics and research and development. Her connection to Simmons also involves her father, who helped build the campus, and her daughter, a current nursing major. We spoke with Huth about her Simmons journey, the gender bias in STEM, and her understanding of legacy.

  6. Archives Table
    Campus & Community

    This academic year, undergraduate students in the History 380 class have undertaken The Simmons Memory Project, exploring the importance of the residence campus in the university's past, and its meaning to the Simmons community today. Guided by Professor Laura R...

  7. Dr. Marjorie Readdy, Director of Health Services, 1949-1982, poses with a stethoscope on the back of an unidentified nursing student while Elsie Fenney, Assistant Director of Health Services, looks on.

    "Simmons has a great reputation for educating nurses," says School of Nursing Associate Professor Patricia Rissmiller . "The Nursing program at Simmons started in 1902. I've often wondered how it started, and how we got to where we are." Rismiller's...

  8. photo of Professor Christine Evans

    For 30 years, Simmons has been providing specialized teacher training for employees at the New England Center for Children. Professor Christine Evans has witnessed the evolution of this program and the remarkable dedication of NECC teachers. Based in Southborough, the...