Ruth Simmons, a former president of Smith College, recently received the French Legion of Honor. Jill Ker Conway, another former president at Smith, was also recently awarded a foreign honor.
The National Order of the Legion of Honour is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte. It is given to individuals who have contributed to [...]
Former Smith College president Jill Ker Conway, originally from Australia, was awarded Australia’s highest honor this year when she was appointed Companion in the general division of the Order of Australia for her “eminent service to the community, particularly women, as an author, academic and through leadership roles with corporations, foundations, universities and philanthropic groups”.
Shuyao Kong '13 addressed alumnae this weekend at Ivy Day.
Shuyao Kong ’13, an international student from China, delivered the student speech at Smith College’s Ivy Day celebration on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Shuyao, who graduated cum laude this weekend, embodies Smith’s mission to educate women for the world. In addition to her travels [...]
This Friday, the Smith College Board of Trustees announced that the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) will name the soon-to-be-created Asian art gallery after retiring President Carol T. Christ.
The new gallery will be known as the Carol T. Christ Asian Art Gallery. Funded by gifts from trustees, including a foundational gift from Peggy [...]
Molly Mulligan ’05 has been chosen to compete with the Israel Lacrosse Association’s 20-player roster at the 2013 Federation of International Lacrosse Women’s World Cup to be held in Canada from July 11-20, 2013.
Molly, who played three years of lacrosse at Smith, finished her career with 31 goals and three assists in 33 games. [...]
More than four dozen academic prizes are available for Smith College students. Undergraduate students in all classes, and in some cases alumnae, can compete for these prizes by submitting application materials to the department responsible. These are monetary prizes, not scholarships, and the amounts vary.
Here are a few of this year’s internationally-themed prizes. For [...]
The Offices of the Provost, President, and Dean of the College are offering funding to support intensive summer language study by Smith students. The program, which is in its third year, enables students to attend highly-regarded language programs in the U.S. and abroad.
Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to apply for funding. Grants [...]
The Fulbright Fellowship offers students an exciting post-baccalaureate year conducting research or teaching English in a host community in one of 155 countries. Participants represent the U.S. overseas while immersed in another culture (and often another language), and will gain valuable skills and experience applicable to future professional, academic and personal endeavors.
Interested juniors and sophomores [...]
Earlier this month, Smith alumna Indra Rios-Moore ’03 was honored at the Danish Music Awards Jazz ceremony. Her band’s record, In Between, won Best Danish Vocal Jazz Release of the Year.
The group Indra was formed in fall of 2006, when Indra Rios-Moore first visited Denmark; she later moved there permanently. Indra “has an extensive [...]
See "La feria, Cordoba" by Zahraa Al-Janabi '13 and other student photos by visiting our Facebook album.
Smith’s annual International Photo Contest showcases photographs submitted by students who studied abroad during the past academic year or summer. This year, the contest drew a record number of submissions from Smithies who traveled to 25 different [...]