On Oct. 16, Smith will dedicate Ford Hall, the largest and most sophisticated facility built exclusively for women science and engineering students. Here’s a sneak preview.
Check out In the Loop, co-starring Mimi Dilg Kennedy ’70, which is being called “the best political comedy in years.”

The Alumnae Association is now on Facebook! Updated regularly.

Valerie King Saunders ’90 is featured in the Forbes.com article, “Why Women’s Colleges Are Still Relevant.” She notes, “Women’s colleges tend to attract a very competitive and driven student base, and that's the group you are surrounding yourself with during these critical years.”

In a Baltimore Sun article Phoebe Haddon ’72, recently appointed dean of the University of Maryland Law School and one of the few black women in the nation to lead a law school, says women bring new dimensions to thinking about the law because they ask different questions.

Wrangler Nora Hawkins ’04 can trace her family history back six generations in northeastern Oregon, and is a fourth-generation outfitter. She is featured in an article about the rugged Wallow Mountain country.

Read an interview with Julienne La Fleur ’90, whose book, Lessons from Oz, takes the story of The Wizard of Oz and parlays it into lessons on how to live life.

Smith College and the Alumnae Association present Smith Worldwide: Voices in the Global Conversation, a series of discussions with President Carol Christ and prominent faculty and alumnae about the role Smith plays in shaping the world around us. The first event will take place on Sept. 15, in Portland. Watch for Smith Worldwide: London in November as well as other locations.

Marjorie Senechal, Louise Wolff Kahn Professor Emerita in the math department, is writing a book about Dorothy Wrinch, who taught in the physics department at Smith from 1942 until the 1960s. Professor Senechal is interested in first-person and anecdotal recollections. Contact her at senechal@smith.edu.

Smith will welcome 787 new students this fall, selected from a record-breaking 4,011 applicants. Here are 10 remarkable student stories.

Smith pioneered study abroad with the introduction of its Paris program in 1925 and continues to be a national leader in the number of students who study abroad. See what today’s Smith students and faculty are doing around the globe.

This new online service facilitates home exchanges and rentals in the Five-College area based on your affiliation to Smith. The first 20 Smith alumnae to join will enjoy a free annual subscription! Go to campushomeexchange.com and enter coupon code SMITHAL during checkout. (Coupon expires when 20 Smith alumnae have redeemed the coupon.)
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