• The Planet’s Arctic Moment
    The Planet’s Arctic Moment

    As managing director of the World Wildlife Fund’s Arctic program, Margaret Williams ’89’s job is to protect the region, even as climate change and commercial pressures take their toll on a fragile ecosystem.

  • Fun Stuff for Smart People
    Fun Stuff for Smart People

    Jessanne Collins ’01 heads “Mental Floss,” the magazine, which bills itself as providing “Fun Stuff for Smart People,” with skimmable info such as ” Why does toothpaste make orange juice taste awful?”

  • Africa’s Wildlife
    Africa’s Wildlife

    March 29 - April 11, 2015
    Take an exotic journey through South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia on an exciting safari, offering up-close views of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo giraffes, impalas, lions and elephants....

  • Flavors of Provence
    Flavors of Provence

    May 9-17, 2015
    Amid enchanting orchards, vineyards, villages, and especially in the kitchens of skilled chefs, let the combination of culture and cuisine reveal an authentic and joyful portrait of Provence....

  • The Great Journey Through Europe
    The Great Journey Through Europe

    June 12-24, 2015
    Wind your way through the Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland on this grand tour, blending land and water, country and city, and time-honored history with exciting, contemporary sites....

  • Juliet García Named Commencement Speaker
    Juliet García Named Commencement Speaker

    Juliet García, former president of University of Texas at Brownsville—the first Hispanic woman to lead a U.S. college or university—will be the speaker at Smith’s 137th commencement ceremony.

  • Smart Choices
    Smart Choices

    Fugees Family founder Luma Mufleh ’97 is just one of the keynote speakers at the Smith College Women’s Leadership Conference: Taking the Right Risks to be held on campus on March 27–28.

  • Wild Collecting
    Wild Collecting

    Rob Nicholson, manager of the Botanic Garden’s Lyman Conservatory, has had many adventures in search of plant samples to bring back to Smith. Read about tales from his global collecting trips in the latest “Insight.”