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Humanity in Action accepting applications from Smithies for summer fellowship

Humanity in Action is currently accepting applications from talented college students and recent graduates who are intellectually gifted, mature, independent and passionate about social justice and human rights. Current sophomores, juniors, seniors and 2012 and 2013 graduates are eligible to apply.

Humanity in Action Fellowships bring together international groups of college students and recent graduates […]

Smithies spend summer teaching in Belize

Ed-ventures graduation ceremony. Photo courtesy of The San Pedro Sun (www.sanpedrosun.com).

This summer, six Smithies traveled to Belize for the Coral Reef Ed-ventures program. The program, which began in 2000, teaches local children about the ecological importance of the Belize Barrier Reef.

The program is sponsored by Smith College’s Environmental Science & Policy […]

Students talk about women’s health in India

On Thursday, March 1, Global Studies Center will present Smith in the World: Women’s Health in India.

Smith students Carina Ahuja ’12, Kiren Chauhan ’12, Margaret Harpin ’12, Karisa Klemm ’12 and Ruth Romero ’13 will share their experiences learning about women’s health issues and teaching reproductive health to Tibetan students in India.

The event […]

Supporting women’s education in developing countries

This Thursday, March 1, Smith’s Southeast Asian Alliance will present Supporting Women’s Education in Developing Countries: Why We Should Care and How to Do It. Smith trustees Mona Sinha ’88 and Hoon Eng Koo ’73 will present and a Q&A session will follow.

The event is free and open to the public. It will take […]

Smith Remembers Fukushima

Fukushima police search an area near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, Fukushima, Japan, April 12, 2011. (Credit: Rex Features via AP Images)

Smith College has scheduled a symposium to mark the one year anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis which struck Japan last year.

The Smith Remembers Fukushima symposium will […]

Smith International Photo Contest produces winning photos

This photo of Santorini, Greece was taken by Sarah Schiff '12. It won a Juror's Honorable Mention in the land/sea/culture-scapes category.

This fall students participated in Smith’s Fourth Annual International Photo Contest. Photos reflected Smith students who studied, interned, worked, volunteered, and engaged in research outside of the U.S. from September 2010 through […]

Interterm offers classes with global flair

In addition to the day-long Advocacy Institute hosted by Smith College and Oxfam America, featured yesterday, Smithies can participate in a number of other interterm offerings including a few classes with international ties.

201 Tahitian Dance will be taught by Alana Lehuanani Pilialoha Griep Wilson ’14. Participants will learn to move your hips to beautiful […]

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 […]