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Learn more about the three faculty members named 2010 recipients of the Kathleen Compton Sherrerd '54 and John J. F. Sherrerd Prize for Distinguished Teaching.
Sarah Khan '87 talks about the Tasting Cultures Foundation, an organization she founded that looks at the world through the lens of food.
Make December the month you help Smith educate women of promise for lives of distinction. Click here for more on the second annual "31 days, $2 million" financial aid challenge. Your gift to the Smith Fund in the month of December is one of the best ways that you can help Smith provide this critical support.
Check out the Alumnae Association's redesigned Website, featuring alumnae news, exclusive online stories, alumnae blog and Website links, Quarterly archives, and a detailed calendar so you can keep up with Smith activities around the world. If you have a blog or Website you would like to see listed or if you have any comments about the new site, e-mail
Roughly 1,000 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences are now available to Smith alumnae through JSTOR, a service provided free of charge by the Friends of the Smith College Libraries. Just log on to the AASC alumnae directory and see "JSTOR access" on the left.
With the holidays just around the corner, why not support creative alumnae entrepreneurs and purchase your gifts from businesses owned by Smith women? An alumnae discussion on LinkedIn points the way to some great gift ideas. Take a peek and add your recommendations.
Smith acquires a unique Shinto shrine image collection. Professor Elizabeth Spelman is doing provocative research on the philosophical nature of our relationship to trash. Find these stories and more in the latest issue of Insight, an online publication focused on the research and intellectual life of the Smith community.
Watch Rachel Willis '04, a third-grade teacher from Atlanta, talk about how it felt to be one of the winners of the Milken Educator Award, which came with a check for $25,000. The award is given by the California-based Milken Family Foundation to early- and mid-career educators who show exceptional talent.
Julie Nixon Eisenhower '70 and husband David collaborated on Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life With Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961 to 1969, a reminiscence about David's grandfather in retirement. Read the Washington Post story about the book and see a slide show of the Eisenhowers through the years.
For nearly 50 years, Sue Duncan '56 has tutored students from some of Chicago's poorest neighborhoods, changing the lives of thousands of children in the process. She continues her work today, despite early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Why has she been so driven? Read the Chicago Tribune story.
A former television set medic and Huffington Post health blogger, physician Laura Trice '90 is the owner of Laura's Wholesome Junk Food, which sells cookie treats that are actually good for you, and the author of the Wholesome Junk Food Cookbook. Here she talks about her mission to make healthy food taste great.
It's been more than 30 years, but when Susan Bourque, professor of government and provost of the college, cut the ribbon to open the new reading room inside the entrance of Neilson Library, it marked a return of the renovated space to its original purpose.  
The Smith College Conference Center is now available for weddings, meetings, and events. Formerly the Smith College Club, the center has been renovated and has a full catering kitchen and new audio-visual system. For more information and booking inquiries, please contact Addison MacDonald, Conference Center manager, at 413-585-6977.
Friends of Hampshire County Homeless Individuals mourn the loss of sculptor and longtime Smith professor Elliot Offner, who had designed note cards with an image of the Camperdown Elm on the Smith campus to be used as a fundraiser for the Interfaith Shelter. To purchase the note cards contact Anne Benedict at
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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