Photos from Smith College’s Reunion & Commencement weekend

Smith College celebrated Commencement and the reunions of Smith classes 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, and 2008 last weekend.  Here are some photos from the festivities.

Graduating seniors from EKTA enjoy a champagne & dessert reception on May 16.

Marching in the Ivy Day parade: Future Smithies? May 17.

Indra Rios-Moore ’03 wins Best Danish Vocal Jazz Release of the Year

Earlier this month, Smith alumna Indra Rios-Moore ’03 was honored at the Danish Music Awards Jazz ceremony.  Her band’s record, In Between, won Best Danish Vocal Jazz Release of the Year.

The group Indra was formed in fall of 2006, when Indra Rios-Moore first visited Denmark; she later moved there permanently. Indra “has an extensive [...]

Marine conservation in Madagascar

On Thursday, April 12, Merrill Baker ’03 will present a lecture—Fluid Relations: Marine Conservation and Gendered Resources Use in Madagascar— as part of the Environmental Science and Policy program’s “Lunchbag” series.

Merrill was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to work in Madagascar in 2003.  She is now a PhD candidate at the University of California, Berkeley [...]

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 [...]

Smith to serve as planning partner for AWLU

It was announced last week that Smith College will serve as the primary U.S. academic planning partner for the establishment of the Asian Women’s Leadership University (AWLU) in Malaysia.

Smith President Carol T. Christ said the college supports the idea of expanding women’s access to high-quality education and is attracted to the opportunity to help [...]

Supporting women’s education in developing countries

This Thursday, March 1, Smith’s Southeast Asian Alliance will present Supporting Women’s Education in Developing Countries: Why We Should Care and How to Do It. Smith trustees Mona Sinha ’88 and Hoon Eng Koo ’73 will present and a Q&A session will follow.

The event is free and open to the public.  It will take [...]

Smith Club of Great Britain to host talk about AWLU

The Smith College Club of Great Britain (SCCGB) is hosting SCCGB Salon — Asian Women’s Leadership University Project on Wednesday, November 30.

Asian Women’s Leadership University (AWLU) Project is in the process of building a world-class educational institution in Asia dedicated to empowering women to become successful entrepreneurs and engaged leaders.  Recognizing that a country’s [...]

Alumna invites Smithies to join the Asian Women’s Leadership University Project

Smith alumna Barbara Hou ’03, founder and president of the Asian Women’s Leadership University (AWLU) Project, is inviting Smithies to help her establish Asia’s first women’s liberal arts university.

Project organizers are in the process of building a “world-class educational institution in Asia dedicated to empowering women and helping them become successful entrepreneurs and engaged [...]