Alumnae in education
Alumnae and president Carol Christ talk about pressing issues in the field.
Maxine Kumin
Watch Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin's reading on campus, as well as winners of a high school poetry contest for girls.
Japan after the quake
Faculty members from a variety of disciplines discuss the crisis in Japan.
Make plans to join your classmates on campus for Reunion 2011! Register today. Also check out Alumnae College course descriptions, the schedule of weekend events, and a list of family activities.
Here are two great ways to make a difference to Smith: If you are in the classes of 2000 through 2010 and make a gift to the Smith Fund of at least $50, your gift will be doubled! And then there's the Sophia Smith Leadership Challenge, where alumnae have joined together to match gifts of $1,875 or more through June 30. Support the notable women of tomorrow today!
Rachel Saunders '00 is featured in this month's O Magazine as one of seven women who turned their passion for food into a career. In 2008, Saunders founded Blue Chair Fruit, an artisanal jam and marmalade company. She is the author of the Blue Chair Jam Cookbook, named one of the best cookbooks of 2010 by the Huffington Post food editor and the Washington Post.
Upcoming career webinars include "Introduction to LinkedIn" on April 11 and "Smith Moms Connect: Framing Your Volunteer Experience" on April 27. Webinars are free but registration is required. Click here for more information and to register.
After working at Sotheby's for ten years, Wendy Cromwell '86 founded Cromwell Art to advise private and corporate clients on contemporary art sales and acquisitions. But, she says, even those with more modest budgets can still enjoy collecting. Read how.
The Office of Admission invites alumnae and any high-school-age girls in their families to Smith Connection: An Inside Look at College Admissions, Friday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Smith campus. College admission professionals will share strategies to help you successfully navigate the college admission process.
"So what do you do?" For Marie McLane '08, there's no easy answer. McLane does polar science support and spends six months of the year in Antarctica, and the other six on the Greenland ice sheet. Read more about the work she does in her own words.
Faculty increasingly are using Skype and video conferencing tools to arrange virtual classroom visits by guest experts. Normally, the cost for such visits would be prohibitive, not to mention a considerable outlay of time to arrange logistics—but Skyping with preeminent scientists doesn't cost anything. Click here to learn more.
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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