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President Christ receives honorary degree

Smith College President Carol T. Christ receives an honorary degree from the American College of Greece, June 26.

On Sunday, June 26, the American College of Greece awarded Smith College President Carol T. Christ an honorary degree for service to education and public life.

President Christ joined more than 500 members of the […]

Adithi Rao ’97 publishes a book with her sister

Indian alumna Adithi Rao ’97 is an author of books for both children and adults. Her most recent book, Growing up in Pandupur features 13 stories and was written in collaboration with Adithi’s sister, Chatura.

The book’s stories take place in the fictional Indian town of Pandupur and centers around the children in the town. […]

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander ’44 wins international landscape architecture award

According to LandscapeOnline.com, Canadian alumna Cornelia Hahn Oberlander ’44 will receive the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award, the International Federation of Landscape Architect’s (IFLA) premier award.

The award will be presented at the IFLA’s World Congress 2011 in Switzerland for Oberlander’s “outstanding contribution to landscape architecture through her life-long commitment to her chosen profession. Her achievement […]

Alumna Shehrbano Taseer awarded human rights award, appears on The Rachel Maddow Show

On June 21, Shehrbano Taseer ’10, appeared on The Interview portion of The Rachel Maddow Show.

Shehrbano, who graduated from Smith College with a degree in Government and Film Studies, lives in Lahore, Pakistan. As the daughter of assassinated Pakistani politician Salmaan Taseer, Shehrbano met with Rachel Maddow to talk about the “complicated relationship between […]

One week left to make a FY11 gift to Smith!

June 30 marks the end of the fiscal year at Smith College. Below, please find instructions for making a gift online.

Smith accepts donations from all over the world. To designate your donation to be used for International Programs, follow the instructions below.

Visit https://www.smith.edu/future/giving/giftform.php.

Fill out all required information under the Contact Information tab.


Celebrating 50 years of JYA in Hamburg

The year was 1961. The Shirelles’ hit “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” was number one on the Billboard Hot 100, actor Michael J. Fox was born, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to journey into outer space, and Smith College launched its Junior Year Abroad Program in Hamburg.

JYA in Hamburg is celebrating its 50th […]

Alumna Jaya Jaitley featured in Indian newspaper

This week, Smith alumna Jaya Jaitley ’63 was featured in the Deccan Chronicle. The newspaper, which is the largest circulated English-language daily in south India, ran an article about Jaya’s connection with Indian handicrafts. The full story, Jaya Jaitley: Art and craft of living, is accompanied by a photograph and can be read in its […]

Installation by Susan Hiller ’61 can be viewed at Smith Museum of Art

The work of international alumna Susan Hiller ’61 is featured at the Smith College Museum of Art through August 14. The exhibit, The Last Silent Movie, is a film installation recently acquired by the Museum. The Last Silent Movie is a 20-minute audio work translated and subtitled on black screens, and accompanied by a set […]

Summer SAQ has international flair

The latest issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly is out, and with it come a number of stories with international angles.

Just a few pages into the Quarterly, readers are introduced to alumna Anjana Shakya ’91, who co-founded the Himalayan Human Rights Monitor, an NGO that focuses primarily on the women and children of Nepal. […]

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 […]