In the wake of the pandemic, the School of Library and Information Science master’s and doctoral students wonder: what can we learn from this experience? Take a look at their research projects on the impacts of COVID-19 on schools and public libraries.
Described as a “festival of national thinkers, speakers, and local leaders in business, health, and technology,” the three-day virtual gathering featured the nation’s top minds including Dr. Anthony Fauci, former senator John Kerry, and Ibram X. Kendi.
Gyasi's sophomore novel, "Transcendent Kingdom," was selected as the fall 2021 Community Read and the event’s central topic. Assistant Dean Gary Bailey and Gyasi discussed several themes from her novel, including the complex idea of identity.
Before becoming a Software Engineer for Toast, Inc., Sittig-Boyd wasn't planning to pursue a degree in computer science. But after taking an Intro to Programming class, she found her new passion. Check out why Sittig-Boyd was glad she kept an open mind.
President Wooten shares her takeaways from this fall’s Community Read, "Transcendent Kingdom." Yaa Gyasi's powerful novel serves as a moving portrait of a Ghanaian immigrant family as they grapple with faith, science, religion, and love.
As first-years gathered on campus for the very first time, the new students also embarked on their Simmons journey with a symbolic tradition: the Candle Lighting Ceremony. Honorary Trustee Enna E. Jimenez '91, '06E takes us through this Simmons tradition.
The Simmons World Challenge is about learning from an international perspective — but how do you learn internationally with the COVID-19 travel restrictions? Professor Kristina Pechulis and Samantha Margolin '23 tell us how students still learned global lessons.
Congratulations to Joanne Wilson who embodies the spirit of the award with her focus on women- and minority-owned businesses. Wilson is a limited partner in venture funds committed to investing only in women, Black, and Latino founders.
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