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Faculty Spotlight

Professor Daren Graves researches how students are recognizing and navigating racial inequity, power and privilege. What made you make the move to teach at Simmons? I love to teach, and I knew Simmons to be an institution that valued teaching...

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Student Story

Madeline tells us about her work with the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts. Why did you decide to major in neuroscience and behavior? I always wanted to be an eye doctor and never thought about neuroscience as a field to...

Diane Hammer, Strong Women Strong Girls employee and Renata Bule at the training.
Campus & Community

Nearly 200 college women gathered at Simmons for mentor training with Strong Women, Strong Girls. On Saturday, September 16, Simmons welcomed nearly 200 college women to train as mentors for Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG). Attendees were trained to deliver...

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Alumnae/i Feature

Brenda’s scholarly work and teaching benefit from the interdisciplinary approaches she learned in the GCS program. What is the focus of your work? As a scholar of citizenship, immigration, and education, my research is situated at the intersection of critical...

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Student Story

Kaitlin Maloney '19 shares her experience as a Kotzen Scholar! Why did you decide to major in political science and Africana studies? I switched my major numerous times before I found the right fit for me! During my spring semester...

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Alumnae/i Feature

We caught up Charles Daniels '12MSW about founding Fathers' Uplift! What program were you in at Simmons? What's your current job title? I graduated with a Master’s in Social Work. I am the CEO and Founder of Fathers’ Uplift...

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Alumnae/i Feature

Amy reflects on the skills she cultivated at Simmons in preparation for doctoral work. What attracted you to the MA in gender/cultural studies (GCS) program at Simmons? After finishing my undergraduate work in psychology and gender studies, I knew that...

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Faculty Spotlight

Meet Professor Steve Ortega, Associate Professor of History! What do you teach in the graduate program at Simmons? I teach three graduate classes: 9/11 Narratives, Encounters: Contact, Connections and Conflict, and Collective Memory. The first two classes look to understand...