Shuyao Kong '13 addressed alumnae this weekend at Ivy Day.
Shuyao Kong ’13, an international student from China, delivered the student speech at Smith College’s Ivy Day celebration on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Shuyao, who graduated cum laude this weekend, embodies Smith’s mission to educate women for the world. In addition to her travels [...]
This afternoon, March 29, the Global Studies Center will present a new event in their ongoing series of Global Salons. The Global Salon—Video Artwork: Constructing a Virtual Chinese City, will feature a viewing of the video artwork The Birth of RMB City, followed by discussion and perspectives from Suzanne Gottschang, associate professor and chair of [...]
The Amherst China Initiative program is a summer program established by a group of Asia-based Amherst College alumni in 2009. On Tuesday, February 12, Amherst College alum and program director Jason Kung will lead an information session about the program.
The Amherst China Initiative is a cultural immersion program that emphasizes teaching and learning. The [...]
"Movement" (detail of "energy source"), 2008, by Yong Soon Min.
On Thursday, January 31, members of the Smith College Museum of Art are invited to a members-only behind-the-scenes peek and preview of the multi-faceted, two-floor exhibition, “Collecting Art of Asia.”
Curator Linda Muehlig will guide guests through the preview of the exhibition, which marks [...]
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 [...]
In 2013, Smith Travel is offering more than two dozen travel opportunities for alumnae and their families and friends. The first trip—Patagonian Frontiers—begins on January 4, 2013 and will allow participants to explore Argentina and Chile by land and sea.
Smith Travel is entering its thirty-sixth year of offering travel programs to the Smith community. [...]
See "La feria, Cordoba" by Zahraa Al-Janabi '13 and other student photos by visiting our Facebook album.
Smith’s annual International Photo Contest showcases photographs submitted by students who studied abroad during the past academic year or summer. This year, the contest drew a record number of submissions from Smithies who traveled to 25 different [...]
Are you considering studying abroad in China or Japan? Both the Associated College in China (ACC) and the Associated Kyoto Program (AKP) will host informational sessions later this month.
An info session about ACC will be at the Global Studies Center on Wednesday, October 24 at 4:30 p.m. Attendees will learn more about Smith’s Associated [...]
On Monday, October 1, Nancy Abelmann of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will be speak on “The American University Meets the Pacific Century: Notes from the University of Illinois”. Drawing on the findings of an interdisciplinary collaborative study, this lecture will address the University of Illinois’s encounter with rapidly increasing numbers of Chinese and South [...]
Traditional mooncakes feature the Chinese characters for "longevity" or "harmony".
This Friday, September 28, the Chinese Inter-regional Student Cultural Organization (CISCO) and Chinese Department will collaborate to host a Chinese Moon Festival celebration from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Carroll Room.
The celebration will feature moon cakes, performances, games, and the [...]