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The whimsical paintings of Judith Dubin Oksner '57, based on her junior year in Paris, are on display in the Alumnae House Gallery until Dec. 15.
Joan Bigwood '82 talks about self-publishing her first novel, Co-opted, and what you need to know if you decide to go that route.
Karen Kukil, associate curator of special collections at Smith, talks about the recently acquired unpublished letters of poet Sylvia Plath '55, written by Plath to a friend in the early 1960s, just a few months before she killed herself at the age of 30.
On Oct. 26, the Smith community celebrated Otelia Cromwell Day, honoring Smith's first African American graduate. Revisit award-winning poet Nikky Finney's poem, "Maven," in honor of Cromwell, which debuted during the 2009 Otelia Cromwell Day convocation.
Next month, Smith President Carol Christ will travel to six cities in Asia to discuss the power of women's education and Smith's success in educating young women who transform their communities and change the world. Registration information is available here.
Elliot Melville Offner, Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and Printer Emeritus to the College, died Oct. 15, after a long battle with cancer. He taught at Smith from 1960 until his retirement in 2004.
Tori Murden McClure '85 was recently inaugurated as the twenty-eighth president of Spalding University in Louisville, KY, challenging the Spalding community to overcome the academic achievement gap in Kentucky and across the United States.
Professors Nicholas Horton, Roisin O'Sullivan, and Michael Thurston received this year's Sherrerd Teaching Prize, with a presentation of the awards on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 4:30 pm, in Sweeney Auditorium at Sage Hall. Read about their reactions to the honor in the current edition of the Sophian.
Durreen Shahnaz '89 talks about creating Singapore-based Impact Investment Exchange, Asia's first socially responsible stock exchange. Among the companies listed on IIX are those that provide low-income housing and sustainable food security solutions.
In an exclusive AASC interview, Helen (Penny) Chenery '43 talks about her legendary horse, Secretariat, the movie version of her life, and being the only woman on the racetrack.


Associate Professor of Engineering Glenn Ellis recently unveiled "Talk to Me," an online curriculum for middle-school students, which features fictional characters learning about engineering concepts while solving a mystery.
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"Smith Women in Education: Charting a Changing Educational Landscape," will be held on campus March 24–25, 2011. Join other alumnae to explore the future of education and its impact on the global society.
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