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 [...]

Campus study abroad fair attracts students

Many countries were represented last week at Smith’s Study Abroad Fair, including the England, Scotland, France, Germany, Spain, and Japan. Some students were asked about their plans for studying abroad.

Emily Crowley, ’14, an Ada Scholar, has recently completed all the requirements for her biology major and is looking to travel to Australia or New [...]

Jill Ker Conway awarded Australia’s highest honor

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”.

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Insight Dubai Conference applications due Monday

For the past few weeks, Smith students have had the opportunity to apply for college funding to attend next year’s Insight Dubai Conference. The annual conference is held each March at the Dubai Women’s College in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Applications for this year’s conference are due Monday, November 12 at 9 a.m.

Approximately [...]

Spring SAQ features alumnae from around the world

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 [...]

Smithie on international music tour

Photo courtesy of www.myspace.com/ tuneyards.

Smith alumna Merrill Garbus ’01 is the woman behind the band tUnE-yArDs. Called “one of the big indie breakout acts of 2011“, tUnE-yArDs “went from cult to mainstream, appearing on late-night television, festival stages and countless album-of-the-year lists.”

Merrill, who is no stranger to travel, having lived in the [...]

Fall SAQ gets new look, highlights global Smithies

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 [...]

Smith sends 18 Fulbright Fellows to 14 countries

Smith celebrated a new record this week, when it learned that 18 recently-graduated students from the class of 2011 had been awarded Fulbright Fellowships. The college also hit four other records this year, as the college with the highest number of Fulbright applicants (40), applications to 30 different countries, the most finalists (29), and the [...]