This Sunday, May 19, 2013, Smith College will host its 135th commencement, sending more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students into the wider world.
Here is a look at the Class of 2013 “by the numbers”:
698 Baccalaureate Degree Recipients
668 bachelor of arts degrees 30 bachelor of science degrees 170 undergraduate degree recipients are [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Ed-ventures graduation ceremony. Photo courtesy of The San Pedro Sun (www.sanpedrosun.com).
This summer, six Smithies traveled to Belize for the Coral Reef Ed-ventures program. The program, which began in 2000, teaches local children about the ecological importance of the Belize Barrier Reef.
The program is sponsored by Smith College’s Environmental Science & Policy Program [...]
Each spring, Dubai Women’s College hosts Insight Dubai, an interactive conference that brings together sixty young women from around the world and pairs them with Dubai Women’s College students for five days of learning, sharing and growing together. Smithies have been attending the conference each year.
This Thursday, April 19, the Global Studies Center at [...]
On Thursday, March 1, Global Studies Center will present Smith in the World: Women’s Health in India.
Smith students Carina Ahuja ’12, Kiren Chauhan ’12, Margaret Harpin ’12, Karisa Klemm ’12 and Ruth Romero ’13 will share their experiences learning about women’s health issues and teaching reproductive health to Tibetan students in India.
The event [...]
In addition to the day-long Advocacy Institute hosted by Smith College and Oxfam America, featured yesterday, Smithies can participate in a number of other interterm offerings including a few classes with international ties.
201 Tahitian Dance will be taught by Alana Lehuanani Pilialoha Griep Wilson ’14. Participants will learn to move your hips to beautiful [...]
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 [...]
Participants in the 2011 Corri la Vita. Photo courtesy of Flickr user brasilnaitalia.
Last Friday, the GrécourtGate reported that eight students participating in Smith’s JYA Florence program ran in September’s Corri la Vita, an annual walk and run to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. This “run for life” attracts participants of [...]