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Science AWLU: Meeting the Challenge
Smith and the Asian Women's Leadership University were featured in a recent New York Times article. Among AWLU’s founders are Hoon Eng Khoo '73, Mona Sinha '88 and Barbara Hou '03, who says, “The challenge of our time is incorporating the full talent of women in society. AWLU is being created to meet that challenge.”
Women in Public Service Smith Women Politicians Win Big
Women won races in record numbers in 2012. Tammy Baldwin '84 made political history with her win as the first female and openly gay U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, but other alumnae were also elected to offices at both the state and national levels.
The Dark Side of Retail Smith Fund Challenge: $2 Million in 31 Days
Help a Smith woman change her life by participating in the Smith Fund’s Financial Aid Challenge during the month of December. The goal: $2 million in 31 days. For the past three years, alumnae have met this challenge. Click here to help make it happen again this year.
A Great Opportunity to Support Smith A Fresh Look at a Literary Classic
New in Insight: English professor Michael Gorra’s critically acclaimed book Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece explores how The Portrait of a Lady came to be written and why it is one of the greatest American novels.
From China to Art to Women's Rights Laurel Touby ’85's New Direction
After selling her online media company, Mediabistro, in 2007 for $23 million, Laurel Touby '85 may still be driving her 2002 Forester, but she’s also creating the ultimate NYC loft, putting seven family members through college and helping other entrepreneurs.
Elizabeth Eveillard '79 Elected Chair All Smith Social Media, All the Time
It's easier than ever to stay connected to Smith College. Tap into images of Smith on Instagram by following “Smith College” on your smartphone, or bookmark Smith’s RebelMouse site in your browser to link to all Smith College and alumnae social media.
The Dark Side of Retail Why You Haven't Started Your Novel
As a writer and therapist, Janna Malamud Smith, M.S.W. ’79, has a unique perspective on the creative process and what prevents people from accomplishing their creative goals, a topic she explores in her new book, An Absorbing Errand. Hint: talent isn’t everything.
Women in Public Service Focus on Alumnae
Alumnae engagement takes priority in a new strategic plan created by the Alumnae Association’s board of directors and college trustees. Initiatives include a greater emphasis on intellectual content, new programming for recent graduates and career resources.
The Dark Side of Retail Smith Mobile
Have you downloaded Smith Mobile yet? Get the iTunes app now to keep up with alumnae news and events. Plus, get easy access to the alumnae directory on the go. You can also check on the latest news from the college, dining room menus and more.
The Dark Side of Retail Friends of Smith
Membership in Friends of Smith for athletics, the Botanic Garden, the libraries or the Museum of Art enhances every Smith student’s education. See what Friends are up to, and connect with unique campus resources by supporting Friends of Smith today.
The Dark Side of Retail Athletics Hall of Fame 2013
The Smith College Department of Athletics and Recreation is now taking nominations for the class of 2013 for the Smith College Pioneers Hall of Fame. For information on eligibility requirements and how to nominate an alumna click here.
Video Spotlight
Ten female Iraqi students from the University of Baghdad spent the summer at Smith. Find out why and what they learned.
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Smith is an iconic campus. Art professor John Davis leads an architectural tour of some of the college's most beloved buildings.
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Smith basketball is coming off its first ECAC title. Watch what makes the Pioneers great as they seek new glory in 2013.
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