Monday: Info session on Smith summer exchange in Korea

On Monday, February 17, the Lewis Global Studies Center will host a Smith/Ewha Summer Exchange in Korea Scholarship Info Session at 4 p.m. Students are invite to attend to learn about study abroad opportunities in Korea this summer with the Smith/Ewha Summer Exchange scholarship.

Each year, Smith College selects six students to attend Ewha Womans [...]

Smith Celebrates Lunar New Year

Smith’s Chinese Inter-Regional Student Cultural Organization and the department of East Asian Languages and Literatures celebrated the year of the horse at an event in the Campus Center on February 8.

Students sang songs and read poems to honor the Chinese New Year. The first day of the new year is traditionally marked by lighting [...]

Two AMS students experience Smith

Here is another in our series of profiles of American Studies Diploma program (AMS) students.  It covers the experience of two students: Rajbir Purewal and Marijn Freud.

Rajbir Purewal, AMS

Rajbir Purewal is a twenty-two year old economic student from Geneva, Switzerland who has roots in India. Rajbir is unlike most [...]

Nosotr@s inspiring the Smith Community with social justice efforts

Nosotr@s club members at a Five College Mixer.

Created in 1983, Nosotr@s offers a support network for Latinas at Smith College by creating a safe space for students who share similar cultural backgrounds. The club also welcomes people of all backgrounds from the Smith community, attracting intelligent, enthusiastic Smithies.

Anna Jiménez ’14, co-president of [...]

Stranger in strange land no more: Interview with an AMS Student

Gaia Cozzi AMS’14 is a student in the American Studies Diploma Program, a one year program offered to international students to study in the United States at Smith College. Hailing from the University of Florence in Italy, Gaia is a graduate student here to further her education and make the most of her time living [...]

IS Day attracts Smith community’s attention

On Monday, the International Students’ Organization and the Office of International Students and Scholars hosted its 68th annual International Students’ (IS) Day. Many Smithies, faculty, and staff members of the Smith community attended.

Smith students made food from their home countries. More than 2,000 tickets were sold prior to the event and the line to [...]

Profile: Ria Deshpande ’16 of India

Ria Deshpande ’16 came to Smith from Pune, India.

Ria Deshpande ’16, a prospective biology and computer science double major, always wanted to come to the United States to study. Ria is a first generation college student; before arriving at Smith, she knew she wanted to come to a small liberal arts college, preferably [...]

Smith College’s Korean Dance Club as popular as ever

Members of SmiKPOP pose for a photo.

From surprise flash mobs to guest performances, SmiKPOP has taken over the Five-College area with its hot dance moves and dynamic groove. SmiKPOP, short for Smith K-pop, is a Smith College Dance Club dedicated to dancing Korean hip pop. The club was founded in the fall of [...]

Chinese Moon Festival comes to Smith

Smith’s CISCO members delight with Qipao show at Chinese Moon Festival.

Every year Smith’s Chinese Inter-regional Student Cultural Organization (CISCO), holds a celebration for the Chinese Moon Festival in the Campus Center.

Offering free bubble tea and mooncakes, this year’s event (held on Saturday, September 21) was both entertaining and enriching! Smith students prepared [...]

Chinese Moon Festival Celebration at Smith on Saturday

This Saturday, September 21, Smith will celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival with a celebration at the Campus Center Carroll Room.

The Chinese Moon Festival is a mid-autumn harvest festival celebrating the harvest and the moon. The event at Smith will feature delicious moon cakes, great performances, games, and opportunities to learn about the culture and [...]