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International Photo Contest showcases Smithies’ travels

See "La feria, Cordoba" by Zahraa Al-Janabi '13 and other student photos by visiting our Facebook album.

Smith’s annual International Photo Contest showcases photographs submitted by students who studied abroad during the past academic year or summer. This year, the contest drew a record number of submissions from Smithies who traveled to 25 […]

Info sessions for German Studies, JYA Hamburg scheduled for Thursday

This Thursday, October 25, the German department will present information on the Major and Minor in German Studies at 6 p.m. in Hatfield 204. The meeting will be followed by a presentation of the JYA Hamburg program at 6:15 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to meet faculty and former students of the JYA Hamburg […]

Asian study abroad options to be presented

Are you considering studying abroad in China or Japan? Both the Associated College in China (ACC) and the Associated Kyoto Program (AKP) will host informational sessions later this month.

An info session about ACC will be at the Global Studies Center on Wednesday, October 24 at 4:30 p.m. Attendees will learn more about Smith’s Associated […]

Global majors and minors presentations scheduled

Today, Thursday, October 18 there will be a presentation of the major and minor in East Asian Languages and Literatures. Students studying Chinese, Japanese, or Korean and anyone interested in learning more about the literatures and cultures of East Asia are invited to attend. Attendees will meet the faculty and learn more about the program. […]

Jill Ker Conway Challenge to raise funds for international student scholarships

Judy Campagnari '85 and President Emerita Jill Ker Conway at Smith's Women's Global Leadership Celebration on October 13, 2012.

This weekend Smith announced the Jill Ker Conway Challenge—an attempt to raise $1 million for international student scholarships in Jill’s name.

As Smith’s first female president (serving from 1975 to 1985), Jill Ker Conway […]

GSC celebrates 50 years of American Studies program on Thursday

On Thursday, October 18, the Global Studies Center will celebrate 50 years of the American Studies Diploma Program (AMS)– interdisciplinary program for international students to complete a year of work in the study of American society and culture– with special guest and AMS alumna Vera Kutzinski ’79, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Vanderbilt […]

Smith launches Global Engagement and Leadership program

Smith’s Center for Work & Life is launching a Global Engagement and Leadership ePortfolio Pilot this year. The project stems from Smith’s most recent Strategic Planning phase, which aimed to “prepare women for rewarding lives.” The ePortfolio consists of numerous short writing assignments—in conjunction with other projects—that encourage students to make connections, both in and […]

Bilingual poetry reading draws crowd

Renowned Iraqi poet Amal Al-Jubouri visited Smith earlier this month, accompanied by Rebecca Howell, one of the co-translators of Al-Jubouri’s latest work, “Hagar Before the Occupation, Hagar After the Occupation.” A native Iraqi, Al-Jubouri’s life story speaks to the country’s recent troubled history; she even fled to Germany for several years in 1997, returning to […]

Women for the World: The Campaign for Smith

This weekend, Smith College announced Women for the World: The Campaign for Smith. The principal goal of the $450 million campaign is to increase access to a Smith education through financial aid.

“With a larger financial aid endowment, we can lower the economic barriers to higher education for middle- and low-income families from around the […]