A new sport for women
The New Woman: The New Game looks at bringing basketball to Smith in 1892.
Scholars in Studio
Professor of Government Greg White talks about environmental refugees.
Smiffenpoofs 75th
Congratulations to the Smiffenpoofs on their 75th anniversary and reunion.
With a record 19 Fulbright Fellows for 2011-12, Smith is the top-producing college in the country among bachelor's institutions, according to the Fulbright Program and announced in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Smith's success rate of 47.5 percent is more than 2.5 times higher than the national average.
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sramana Mitra '93's mission is to help a million entrepreneurs reach at least $1 million in annual revenue by 2020. Read about her One Million by One Million (1M/1M) initiative, an online system for entrepreneurship education and guidance.
The office of Executive Education is pleased to announce that Smith College is now a member of Catalyst, the leading nonprofit organization studying women's experiences in business, obstacles to their career advancement, and individual and organizational strategies that lead to success.
In an interview in Austinist, Merrill Garbus '01, front person for experimental pop band tUnE-YarDs, talks about inspiration, compromise, and her evolution from majoring in theater at Smith to busking in Montreal to making an album that caught the attention of the alternative music press.
Women in Public Service Project, a partnership with the US State Department, Smith College, and fellow Sister colleges to increase the participation of women in public service and political leadership, will host an inaugural international colloquium on Dec. 15. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will deliver the keynote address, which will be available by webcast.
Award-winning medical writer Harriet Washington will deliver the keynote address at this year's Otelia Cromwell Day symposium, Nov. 10, at Sage Hall. Washington is the author of Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present.
Physician Julia Chase-Brand '64 plans to run a 4.75-mile race in Manchester, CT, on Thanksgiving Day. Fifty years ago she and two other women ran the same race, and it became a widely publicized act of civil disobedience. Read the New York Times story.
Upcoming Alumnae Association career events include Entrepreneur Round Table forums on campus and webinars on making the most of LinkedIn. Space is limited. These events are offered at no cost but you must register. Check the AASC website regularly for upcoming events.
Read why pediatrician Kecia Brooks-Smith Lowe '88 and her daughter Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe '08 opened Spice Harmony Yoga Studio, the first yoga studio in Grenada for local residents, and how they have been popularizing the practice on the Caribbean island.
Smith College recently unveiled interactive technology that enables students, faculty, and alumnae to view, from any computer, the level of energy and water use in campus buildings. Building Dashboard® is a software product of Lucid Design Group, which was launched by two Oberlin College graduates in an effort to promote energy conservation.
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The AASC sponsors an insurance program for Smith alumnae and their families that includes auto, health, homeowners, life insurance, travel, and more. There is even a special, affordable health insurance plan for alumnae in New York City. Click here for more information.
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