A Book for the Ages
Margaret Pearson '65 explains why the I Ching is so relevant today.
Scholars in Studio
Donna Riley talks about engineering and social justice.
Fulbright Tea
Applicants to the Fulbright Fellowship Program celebrate the end of a long process.
Watch the live stream from the State Department of the Women in Public Service Project's inaugural colloquium 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST, Thursday, Dec. 15. The event, with many Smith alumnae, students and faculty in attendance, will feature a keynote address by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and a welcome by Smith President Carol T. Christ. Click here for more information on the Project and the commitment of the Sister colleges to increase the participation of women in public service around the world.
Make December the month you help Smith educate women of promise for lives of distinction. Click here for more on the third 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.
Network with Smith alumnae in your profession at a Regional Professional Gathering co-hosted by local alumnae and the Alumnae Association. These events provide networking opportunities for alumnae to foster professional connections with each other and with Smith. Click here to view upcoming events in Washington, DC; New York City; and Los Angeles.
Shehrbano (Sherry) Rehman '85 was recently named Pakistan's ambassador to the United States. Her appointment came quickly on the heels of the previous ambassador's dismissal over allegations he sought America's help in reigning in the Pakistani military. Rehman Read the New York Times story.
A geology major at Smith, Averill Brockelman Shepps '53 says the craft of enameling perfectly blends her passion for science, art, and the outdoors. Read the AASC story on how Shepps has honed her talent over the past 40 years and see what makes her pieces so unique.
In the current edition of Insight: Donald Joralemon, professor of anthropology, is asking for your input on his new book on death in America, Mortal Dilemmas. Also, vampires have captivated the public imagination for decades, but Alexandra Keller, associate professor of film studies, argues there's a new twist to vampires in the digital age.
Smith Professor of Psychology Patricia DiBartolo '89 will take on the topic of perfection, reviewing the latest psychological research on the concept and discussing the ramifications of pursuing a perfectionistic life in the Smith Women Connect webinar, "How Trying to be Perfect Can Be No Good," Wednesday, December 14, noon to 1 p.m. EST. Click here for more information and to register.
Alumnae recently shared their thoughts on their favorite places on campus. Responses ranged from the Botanic Garden to Paradise Pond to a few surprises. Click here to watch a slide show with their selections and comments. Maybe one of your favorite places on campus is there!
The Smith Alumnae Quarterly wants to know what you're doing--in ways big and small--to help slow the forces of climate change. We'd like to hear about your efforts to create change in your communities, your workplace, and in your own lives. Please be as specific as you can as you describe what you do and why. Send your responses to saq@smith.edu by January 9.
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