Jewels Rhode ’11 declares herself "unstoppable" now that she's a Smith alumna.
Legendary undersea explorer Sylvia Earle delivers the 2011 Smith Commencement address.
Another Reunion season has come and gone, with classes ending in 1 and 6 coming back to campus in May. Whether you were at Smith for the festivities or not, we invite you to take a moment to enjoy this compilation of videos and slide shows from the two weekends. Click here to view.
Upcoming Alumnae Association career webinars include "Resume Writing for a Nonprofit Career," Wednesday, June 15, noon to 1 p.m., and "Introduction to LinkedIn," Wednesday, July 13, noon to 1 p.m. Webinars are offered at no cost but you must register. Space is limited. Click here for more information and to register.
Watch Sarah Braunstein, MSW '06, author of The Sweet Relief of Missing Children, talk about her critically acclaimed first novel, which was featured on Braunstein is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award and was named one of "5 Under 35" fiction writers by the National Book Foundation.
In the latest edition of Insight: Gregory Brown, assistant director of choral activities, sets the words of Charles Darwin to the musical architecture of the Catholic Mass; Suleiman Mourad, professor of religion, talks about his book on the Muslim concept of jihad; and an astronomer and a paleontologist posit their thoughts for predicting the end of the planet.
Aimée Christensen '91, founder and CEO of Christensen Global Strategies, was named a 2011 Global Laureate for exceptional leadership on climate change solutions by the Hillary Institute. Christensen Global Strategies works with businesses and governments to develop solutions for a clean global economy.
What do iconic chef Julia Child '34, political journalist Molly Ivins '66, and Fugees Family founder Luma Mufleh '96 have in common? They all received the Smith Medal. Who will be honored next year? Click here to nominate an alumna who you think exemplifies the heart of a liberal arts education.
Smith will soon break ground on the Bechtel Environmental Classroom, a 2,300-square-foot learning center at the Ada and Archibald MacLeish Field Station in Whately, MA. The college aims to achieve a Living Building Challenge certification when it is completed in May 2012, the world's toughest green-building rating.
Smith College School for Social Work will present a panel discussion on LGBT older adults on June 15, 7:30 to 9 p.m., at Weinstein Auditorium, made possible through a donation from Laurie Peter, MSW ’91. Panelists include Hilary Meyer, director of the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. Click here for more information.
Smith College Commencement 2011 wine (a Cabernet Franc and a Cayuga white) from the Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery in the Finger Lakes Region of New York, is still available, now at a discounted price. For more information contact River Valley Market, 330 North King Street, Northampton, MA, 413-584-2665.
The Infant-Parent Training Institute of the Jewish Family and Children's Service, located in the Boston area, is accepting applications for its Infant Mental Health Fellowship Certificate program. For more information contact Judy Semonoff, faculty coordinator, at
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