Lecture today on displaying African art in museums

Amhert College Professor Rowland Abiodun will speak at Smith today.

Students participating in the museum studies concentration, those majoring in art or African studies, and members of the general Smith community may be interested in attending a lecture tonight by Professor Rowland Abiodun.

Professor Abiodun is the John C. Newton Professor of the History [...]

Funding offered for intensive summer language study

Last week the Provost’s Office announced that they will be continuing the competitive pilot program first offered last year to support intensive summer language study by Smith students. The fund has been increased from last year so that the Provost’s Office can subsidize more students.

Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to apply for [...]

Global engagement opportunities beyond JYA

This afternoon, Tuesday, December 6, the Global Studies Center in Wright Hall is hosting “JYStay: Global Engagement Opportunities Beyond Junior Year Abroad” in collaboration with the Class of 2013 Cabinet.

The event, which is being held from 4-5 p.m., is open to everyone. Attendees will learn about opportunities still available for those students that haven’t [...]

Smith on list of institutions with most international students

Last month, The Chronicle of Higher Education published a list of the U.S. Institutions With the Most International Students for 2010-11. Smith College is number 12 on the list of baccalaureate institutions with the most international students.

The list’s data comes from the Institute of International Education (IIE). The IIE has presented detailed research findings [...]

German Club general interest meeting next week

The German Club at Smith College is under new management and hosting a general interest meeting on Tuesday, December 6 at 5 p.m. in the German Lounge, Hatfield 204.

Students are invited to stop by for a brief meeting to meet the board and find out more about the German Club. The club is open [...]

Sherry Rehman ’85 appointed Pakistani ambassador to the U.S.

Last week, Pakistan appointed Sherry Rehman ’85 its new ambassador to the United States.

Sherry, a former journalist, is a member of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) and will replace Husain Haqqani as the Pakistani ambassador to the U.S.

Like fellow Pakistani Smith alumna¬† Shehrbano Taseer ’10, Sherry has been outspoken about reforming [...]