This Sunday, May 19, 2013, Smith College will host its 135th commencement, sending more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students into the wider world.
Here is a look at the Class of 2013 “by the numbers”:
698 Baccalaureate Degree Recipients
668 bachelor of arts degrees 30 bachelor of science degrees 170 undergraduate degree recipients are [...]
Coming to Commencement or Reunion this year? International alumnae, students, families, and guests are invited to join the Office of International Advancement for receptions in the Global Studies Center during Commencement and Reunion weekends.
The receptions will offer international guests the opportunity to mingle with other guests who have come for Commencement and Reunion weekends [...]
This evening, Thursday, April 25, Smith’s Ciné-Club Français presents Les Adieux a la Reine, a film based on the novel by Chantal Thomas. Les Adieux a la Reine depicts the French Revolution and the last days of Marie Antoinette through the eyes of Sidonie, the queen’s personal reader and very close friend.
The film is [...]
On Saturday, April 27, Smith College will host an Arabic Cultural Festival for the campus and local communities. The festival is the first ever organized to celebrate Arabic arts and culture at Smith College and in the Pioneer Valley. The festival showcases the arts, music, cuisine, traditions, and, most importantly, the spirit of the Arab [...]
Smith College is offering a two-day symposium called Trafficking Sex: Politics, Policy, Personhood beginning Thursday, April 18. The event, which opens with a keynote by Gloria Steinem and Ruchira Gupta, will cover the complex and controversial issues of human sex trafficking.
A full schedule is as follows:
Thursday, April 18, 2013 7 p.m. Welcome/Keynote, John [...]
On Tuesday, April 16, the Global Studies Center will host info sessions for Smith’s study abroad programs in Paris and Geneva. Any student interested in studying abroad in 2014-15 should attend the session, which begins at 4 p.m. Smith’s long-established Junior Year Abroad programs in Geneva and Paris attract about 30 students each year. Students [...]
The group Korean American Students of Smith is holding its final event of the year—Korean Culture Day—on Saturday April 20, 2013. Korean Culture Day is an annual spring social gathering for friends and families to come and indulge in delicious Korean food, and participate in various Korean traditional games and other cultural activities. In the [...]
The Five College Chinese Speech Contest will be held on Friday, April 12 from 2:30 to 6:00 p.m. in Smith College’s Neilson Library Browsing Room. Chinese language students from the Five Colleges will compete on three levels: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Chinese.
Each semester Smith offers several Chinese language courses, as do other colleges in [...]
Dr. Bennett (medical director of Nityanand Ashram) and Smith students Ryan Rasdall, Anna Valentine, and Karen Morfin.
In the fall of 2013, Smith College will offer a seminar in Women’s Health in India: Tibetan and Indian Women, and on April 2 and 3, Health Services will offer info sessions on the seminar.
The information [...]
Founded in 1987, student organization EKTA is celebrating its 25th anniversary this academic year. “Ekta” means “unity” in several languages spoken in South Asia and the organization aims to weave together its members’ languages, cultures, faiths, and identities in order to form a community among South Asians and those who are interested in the region [...]