Notable and quotable: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy ’02

“It was my education at Smith College that inspired me to make a difference, especially for women’s rights.” ~Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy ’02

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy '02. Image courtesy of wonderwoman.in.

 

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is an Emmy and Oscar award-winning Pakistani-Canadian journalist and documentary filmmaker. In 2010 she won an Emmy for her documentary “Pakistan: Children of [...]

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 [...]

International Student Day a hit

On November 7, I.S. Day 2011 featured dozens of international dishes prepared by students. Students, faculty, and staff sampled the food and supported the International Student Organization.

Yesterday, the International Students Organization and the Office of International Students and Scholars hosted International Student Day 2011 and its annual international food festival.

The festival featured [...]

International Food Festival: November 7

Students, faculty, and staff enjoy the offerings at IS Day 2009.

Next Monday, November 7, marks International Students’ Day, hosted by the International Students Organization (ISO) and the Office for International Students and Scholars.

Students will be selling dishes from all over the world at the Annual International Food Festival from 11:30 a.m. to [...]

Notable international alumna: Eunice Purdy ’39

Eunice Purdy ’39 knew in an instant that she wanted to attend Smith College. Purdy once wrote,

“When I found a major in landscape architecture listed in the Smith College catalogue, I knew right away that this was IT—my two great loves, art and nature combined. The outline of my life plan was formulated at [...]

Class of 2015 by the numbers

After a record 4,128 applicants, Smith College has 797 new students joining the college this fall. The incoming first year class has enrolled 711 students and there are 30 new Ada Comstock Scholars coming to campus.

This year marks Smith's largest group of incoming international students. Students are joining the college from the 36 [...]

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander ’44 wins international landscape architecture award

According to LandscapeOnline.com, Canadian alumna Cornelia Hahn Oberlander ’44 will receive the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award, the International Federation of Landscape Architect’s (IFLA) premier award.

The award will be presented at the IFLA’s World Congress 2011 in Switzerland for Oberlander’s “outstanding contribution to landscape architecture through her life-long commitment to her chosen profession. Her achievement [...]