In the coming days, several events are planned at Smith College to commemorate the anniversary of Japan’s 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear accident.
The first event is the screening of two videos Japan’s Killer Quake and Resilience–Protecting Today on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Seelye 201.
Saturday’s event, Remembering [...]
This Saturday, March 2, the International Students Organization presents Rhythm Nations at 7 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall.
Rhythm Nations is an annual cultural event featuring dance, music, and demonstrations from performers from all over the world. The event is a celebration of the many different cultures represented by Smith’s more than 300 international [...]
This summer, Smith College will launch an English Language Learning program to “empower young women around the world with the skills for success in their pursuit of higher education in the United States”.
The program, which begins on July 7, 2013 and runs for four weeks, will be held on the Smith campus. Students will [...]
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 [...]
Wednesday's “Everything you’ve wanted to know about China but were afraid to ask” panel sponsored by CISCO and the GSC was well attended.
On November 28, Smith international student Shuyao Kong ’13 and Economics Professor Roger Kaufman collaborated to present “Everything you’ve wanted to know about China but were afraid to ask” — an [...]
Learning about the world through the stomach: Monday's International Students' Day Food Festival was a huge success.
With a walk around the Campus Center Carroll Room, hundreds of Smith College students, faculty, and visitors took a gastronomical trip around the world this Monday afternoon.
Sponsored by the International Students Organization (ISO) and the Office [...]
Judy Campagnari '85 and President Emerita Jill Ker Conway at Smith's Women's Global Leadership Celebration on October 13, 2012.
This weekend Smith announced the Jill Ker Conway Challenge—an attempt to raise $1 million for international student scholarships in Jill’s name.
As Smith’s first female president (serving from 1975 to 1985), Jill Ker Conway understood [...]
This weekend, Smith College announced Women for the World: The Campaign for Smith. The principal goal of the $450 million campaign is to increase access to a Smith education through financial aid.
“With a larger financial aid endowment, we can lower the economic barriers to higher education for middle- and low-income families from around the [...]
Anthropologist Nancy Abelmann teaches at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and visited Smith last week.
Nancy Abelmann, an associate vice chancellor and professor of the University of Illinois who visited Smith last week, offered numerous interesting and thoughtful insights in her lecture “The American University Meets the Pacific Century: Notes from the University [...]