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JYA students and Smith alumnae meet up in Geneva

International Advancement recently went on a tour of Europe, meeting alumnae and giving presentations about Smith's international perspective. Here, a group of alumnae and JYA students gather in Geneva, Switzerland.

On Sunday, October 9, students participating in Smith’s Geneva JYA program and Geneva-area alumnae gathered for a potluck dinner at the home of […]

Presentation of minors: Middle East & Global South Development Studies

On Friday, October 28 learn about the minor in Middle East Studies over a pizza lunch. A minor in the Middle East Studies offers courses that covers a geographical region stretching from north Africa to southwest and central Asia. The presentation will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center, room 003.

The […]

Smith College Club of France contributes to JYA Paris

SCCF President Lois Grjebine '52 hands check to Professor Peter Bloom, director of the JYA Program in Paris.

This month, the Smith College Club of France (SCCF) presented a check for 1,000 euros to be used by the Junior Year Abroad Program in Paris. The gift will help individual students pay for cultural […]

Lectures on Japan and Haiti today

Two internationally-focused lectures will be given on campus today.

First, at 5 p.m. in Hillyer Hall’s Graham Auditorium, Dr. David Howell will give this year’s Frank and Lois Green Schwoerer ’49 Annual Lecture in History.

Howell, a professor of Japanese History in the department of East Asian Languages & Civilizations at Harvard University, will give […]

South Asia Concentration presentation today

Today, October 24, there will be a presentation of the South Asia Concentration at 12:15 p.m. in the Dewey Common Room.

The South Asia Concentration focuses on the interdisciplinary study of South Asia and its diaspora. It brings together the perspectives of various disciplines including art history, economics, philosophy, and religion to create a sustained […]

International Notes: Sending mail to other countries

Sending mail internationally can be tricky. Mailing addresses are not consistent country to country, so it helps to do a little research before sending mail abroad. In addition, certain kinds of mail may require additional documentation before they can be sent across borders.

One good resource for international address formats is Wikipedia’s Addresses page. The […]

Paris JYA program accepting applications

Students have been studying at Smith’s Junior Year Abroad in Paris since 1925. The program, which is begins in late August and runs through early June, is now accepting applications.

While in Paris, students participating in the JYA program will have access to the Smith Center in Paris (located at the Reid Hall Global Center) […]

Profile: Thatcher Mweu ’15 of Kenya

Thatcher Mweu '15 of Kenya came to Smith because Smith "felt like home".

Smith College first-year Thatcher Mweu ’15 comes to Smith from Kenya. Though still officially undecided, Thatcher hopes to study international relations and might minor in economics or Chinese.

Why did Thatcher choose Smith? “Smith represented itself to me as a […]

Farah Pandith ’90 named one of Washington’s Most Powerful Women

Farah Pandith '90 has worked for a variety of government agencies, including the State Department, the National Security Council, and the US Agency for International Development.

Farah Pandith ’90, Special Representative to Muslim communities for the State Department, has been named one of Washington’s 100 Most Powerful Women by The Washingtonian.

According to […]

This week at Smith: International events

Check out what’s happening on campus this week!

Monday, October 17

7-9 p.m. Bilingual Reading and Conversation with Brazilian poet Claudia Roquette-Pinto (Neilson Browsing Room)

Tuesday, October 18

8:30 a.m. Global Salon: Stray Bullets and Lasting Flowers with Claudia Roquette-Pinto (Global Studies Center, Wright Hall) Breakfast drinks and pastries will be served.

7:30 p.m. Translating […]