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President Christ scheduled to give talk to Great Britain Club

While in London, President Christ will give a talk on the works of Jane Austen, December 7, 2011.

This December, Smith College President Carol Christ is visiting London. On December 7, 2011 she will give a talk entitled Courtship, Money, and Imagination in Jane Austen’s Fiction to the members of the Smith College […]

Smithies respond to recent events in Syria

According to the UN, Syria has been in turmoil since mid-March when small, localized protests against the grew into a nation-wide movement. The UN Human Rights Council reports that Syrian authorities are violently targeting protesters and as many as 3,500 people have been killed.

For the last week, the international community has worked to increase […]

International Experience Grants allow Smithies to explore the world

During summer 2011, these Smith students traveled to Cambodia (to teach dance), Singapore (to improve banking databases), and Thailand (to participate in a medical internship) using International Experience Grants.

Because Smith College values the importance of providing educational opportunities beyond the classroom, students at the college are encouraged to participate in study, research, […]

Info session for study abroad in China scheduled

A study abroad informational session for Associated Colleges in China (ACC) will be held on Thursday, December 1 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Global Studies Center.

The session is being sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures. Students who are considering studying abroad in China are invited to explore their […]

Smith Club of Great Britain to host talk about AWLU

The Smith College Club of Great Britain (SCCGB) is hosting SCCGB Salon — Asian Women’s Leadership University Project on Wednesday, November 30.

Asian Women’s Leadership University (AWLU) Project is in the process of building a world-class educational institution in Asia dedicated to empowering women to become successful entrepreneurs and engaged leaders. Recognizing that a country’s […]

JYA Florence students participate in city race

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 […]

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, […]

Smithies in Shanghai

Smithies gather in Shanghai, November 2011.

Director of International Advancement Kim Albright ’72 is spending most of November traveling throughout Asia for Smith. So far on this trip she has visited Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing, and Shanghai. She also plans to visit Hong Kong and Taipei before heading off to London and then back […]

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 […]