Every semester, the Smith College Special Studies course allows students to delve deeper into an area of study or subject matter of common academic interest with a faculty member or a small group. With the rise in interest in Korean studies over the past few years, a range of Special Studies have been conducted within [...]
David Newbury, the Gwendolen Carter professor of African studies at Smith College, recently gave a talk on the historical dynamics of kingship, legitimacy and violence in Central and East Africa, focusing on Alison Des Forges’s Defeat is the Only Bad News: Rwanda under Musinga, 1896-1931 and The Land beyond the Mists: Essays on Identity & [...]
In March, Diana Eck ’67 published her latest book, India: Sacred Geography. The book tells the story of “the pilgrim’s India” and is described as “an extraordinary spiritual journey through the living landscape of this fascinating country—its mountains, rivers, and seacoasts, its ancient and powerful temples and shrines. Seeking to fully understand the sacred places [...]
Alumnae can now read the Spring 2012 issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly in print or online. As always, the magazine’s pages are peppered with stories about Smithies all over the world.
One story in the latest quarterly details a project founded by current Canadian resident Susan Gilbert Tileston ’63 (page 18). Susan, a professional [...]
Carol Christ, president of Smith College
Smith College President Carol T. Christ recently contributed to the “Presidential Perspectives” Series, a project of the Association of International Education Administrators. Articles in the series offer contemporary perspectives on international education and are commissioned from college and university presidents.
President Christ’s article, “A World College for the [...]
The Winter 2011-12 issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly has come out in print and online and highlights Smithies around the world.
Architect Erinn McGurn ’94 is featured in the magazine’s cover story (see SAQ page 20 for the whole story) for her work building safe, sustainable schools in Zambia. Erinn and her husband started [...]
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 [...]
View the latest issue of the SAQ online at saqonline.smith.edu.
The latest issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly magazine is available in print and online.
In addition to articles and updates on Smithies living in the United States, the Quarterly also touches on women throughout the world. International alumnae and global-minded Smithies are featured [...]
This summer Master of Wine Jeannie Cho Lee ’90 promoted the launch of her new book, Mastering Wine for the Asian Palate.
Jeannie, who was born in Seoul and is now based in Hong Kong, became a Master of Wine in 2008. In doing so, she joined fewer than 300 others with the title and [...]
Dr. Hoon Eng Khoo '73. Photo courtesy of National University of Singapore website.
Dr. Hoon Eng Khoo ’73 was recently featured in the Opinion & Ideas section of the The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle is a well-respected source of news for college and university faculty members and administrators.
Dr. Khoo, currently an [...]