Diploma Circle
Watch this Smith Commencement tradition, first started in 1911.
Gloria Steinem '56
The feminist icon talks with Oprah Winfrey about aging.
A Piano in Every House
Students make beautiful music on their house pianos.
Laura D'Andrea Tyson '69
The renowned economist looks at the global economy.

Smith Alumnae Quarterly
Smith announced the launch of an exciting and timely interdisciplinary concentration: Global Financial Institutions. The new concentration will combine academic courses, research, and fieldwork to provide a rigorous study of the financial markets, institutions, and regulations.
Read along with incoming students. This year's selection is Alice Kaplan's Dreaming in French: The Paris Years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis. The book describes how each woman was transformed by the City of Light. Students will meet in small groups to discuss the book in the fall.
Margaret Dyer-Chamberlain '80, of the Stanford Center on Longevity, talks about the movement toward "aging in place." What are the implications for individuals, and how will communities and services need to be structured to support this approach, especially in light of a growing senior population?
This summer a number of revered Smith buildings are receiving much-needed makeovers. Learn about the exciting projects on campus—from a complete replacement of slate tiles and copper flashings around the dome of Sage Hall to a major renovation of Smith's original student residence, Dewey House, built in 1825.
In celebration of Julia Child '34's 100th birthday, Knopf has released Mastering the Art of French Cooking for the iPad and NOOK, featuring 32 recipes from volume one of the classic cookbook, along with grocery lists, video and audio clips, resource information, and rare photographs.
New in Insight: Cities that host major sports events like the Olympics may expect a financial windfall. But Andrew Zimbalist says the costs of putting on these extravaganzas often outweigh any benefits. Zimbalist, a well-known sports economist, is Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics at Smith.
Alana Muller '93, president of Kauffman FastTrac, a national program for entrepreneurs, writes on Forbes.com about the importance of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and of having solid support from a variety of sources. Muller is also the author of CoffeeLunchCoffee.com, a guide to networking.
Smith Travel offers unique trips that provide an exceptional educational experience for even the most seasoned traveler. Spaces are still available for The Historic Towns and Sites of the Chesapeake Bay, Delaware, James, and Potomac Rivers and Zambia: Africa's Less Discovered Wilderness.
Natalie Zemon Davis '49, who has been described as "one of the most creative historians writing today," was hailed by her adopted country when she was named Companion of the Order of Canada for her contributions to social history. Davis is currently on the faculty at the University of Toronto.
Add the name of your daughter, granddaughter, or girl of any age to the Office of Admission mailing list and information about Smith will be sent to her during her high school career. If she applies to Smith, her application fee will be waived.
In addition to other insurance programs, the Alumnae Association of Smith College is pleased to announce the availability of long-term care insurance for Smith alumnae. For more information, assistance in choosing the best policies for you, and free quotes, click here.

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