Members of SCMA enjoy exhibition preview: Collecting Art of Asia

"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 [...]

Master of Wine Jeannie Cho Lee ’90 to teach in Hong Kong

Smith alumnae Jeannie Cho Lee '90 (left) was recently appointed professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Jeannie Cho Lee ’90, Asia’s foremost expert in wines, was appointed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as Professor of Practice (Wine) at its School of Hotel and Tourism Management this fall.

The first Asian Master of [...]

Smithies spend summer teaching in Belize

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 [...]

International film screenings on campus

In the coming weeks, Smith will screen a number of international films. The films, with subject matter ranging from a feature-length film about the Middle East to a short film and a student-made documentary, are free to view.

Today, Wednesday, April 11, The Syrian Bride will be shown in Seelye 106 at 7 p.m. The [...]

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 [...]

Smith wraps up International Education Week

Tomorrow, Smith college will wrap up its International Education Week activities. A joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of Education and State, this year’s theme is International Education: Inspiring Students Locally to Succeed Globally.

Smith College is one of the many U.S. educational institutions participating in the 12th annual International Education Week .  Of course, [...]

Class of ’97 alumna unites refugee children

Luma Mufleh '97 was awarded a 2010 Smith Medal for her work with the Fugees.

Luma Mufleh ’97, graduated from Smith College with a degree in anthropology, moved to Atlanta, and held a number of odd jobs post-graduation.  While in Georgia, Luma noticed a diverse group of boys playing soccer in the street just [...]

Inaugural Women’s Education Worldwide conference held at Smith & Mount Holyoke

Last week, Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges hosted Teaching Globally, a faculty conference for Women’s Education Worldwide.  Representatives from women’s colleges around the world attended the conference collaborate and discuss the state of women’s education across the globe.  You can watch a video about the conference here.

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