IS Day attracts Smith community’s attention

On Monday, the International Students’ Organization and the Office of International Students and Scholars hosted its 68th annual International Students’ (IS) Day. Many Smithies, faculty, and staff members of the Smith community attended.

Smith students made food from their home countries. More than 2,000 tickets were sold prior to the event and the line to [...]

Language immersion: Smithie travels to Middle East

Eleana Thompson ’16 at the Treasury Building in Petra, Jordan.

Eleana Thompson ’16, a self-designed Middle Eastern studies major and psychology minor, spent one month this summer in Amman, Jordan for AMIDEAST’s Intensive Arabic Program. The program’s objectives are to increase students’ Arabic proficiency through rigorous training consisting of class five hours a day [...]

Arabic Film Festival at Smith

"Masquerades" is one of several films being shown at Smith's Arabic Film Festival.

A series of Arabic films will be shown at Smith College in Seelye 106.  Films will begin on February 29 and continue through March 4.  A complete schedule is below.

The festival begins on February 29 at 7:30 p.m. with a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Smith sends 18 Fulbright Fellows to 14 countries

Smith celebrated a new record this week, when it learned that 18 recently-graduated students from the class of 2011 had been awarded Fulbright Fellowships. The college also hit four other records this year, as the college with the highest number of Fulbright applicants (40), applications to 30 different countries, the most finalists (29), and the [...]