New museum acquisition
The Birth of RMB City
, by Cao Fei, aka China Tracy, is the first acquisition by the SCMA Contemporary Associates.
Honors for Simmons
Watch former Smith President Ruth Simmons accept the 2010 BET Honors for education.
Smith Alumnae Quarterly
The 100th anniversary issue
now online

Academy Award-winning director Cynthia Wade ’89 was awarded a Sundance Film Festival 2010 Honorable Mention for "Born Sweet," her documentary about a 15-year-old Cambodian boy who dreams of karaoke stardom while dying of arsenic poisoning.

Our sympathies to the family, friends, and classmates of UN workers Ericka Chambers Norman ’91 and Lisa Mbele-Mbong ’93, who died when the UN building in Port-au-Prince collapsed. Click here for more on this and Smith’s relief efforts.

Dylan Orr ’01 is the first trans person appointed to the Obama administration. He was named special assistant to Assistant Secretary of Labor Kathleen Martinez in the Office of Disability Employment Policy at the Department of Labor.

Victoria Gamburg ’93 produced two stories for the PBS pilot “Sound Tracks: Music without Borders,” a new series about the intersection of music with life, politics, and culture. Gamburg produced "A Man Like Putin" and "Oh, Kazakhstan!" in Russia and Kazakhstan.

A Century of Women in Type: A Conference for Smith Women in the Media, March 25-26. Be on campus for this celebration of new and next media! Keynote speaker: Gloria Steinem ’56.

A Legacy in the Making: A Conference for Alumnae of Color, April 16–18. Keynote speaker: Paula Giddings, Elizabeth A. Woodson 1922 Professor, Afro-American studies at Smith.

Neha Bhargava ’06 has created a LinkedIn group, “Smith College Green Network,” to connect alumnae interested in global environmental and sustainability issues. Go green!

The Office of Admission is looking for you! Click here and tell them who you are and where you teach. They want to assist you in spreading the word about Smith!

The Smith Fund ensures that Smith is able to provide the financial aid, internships, and research and travel abroad opportunities that link Smith students’ educational experiences to the real world. Give to the Smith Fund online—it’s fast, easy, and secure. Every gift helps, and every gift counts.

Save the date! Reunion weekends are May 13-16 and May 20-23. Watch for Reunion 2010 booklets out soon. Click here for more information.

Local alumnae and alumnae visitors are invited to attend "Making Landscapes for Our Tomorrow,” a special lecture series running on campus through April 26. Click here for more information.

Peter Rose, Smith professor emeritus, will lecture on the life and legacy of Smith’s third president, William Allan Neilson, February 18, ’10 at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more information. And check out the Neilson Centennial note card collection available now.

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