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Check out the trailer for the new film Secretariat, based on the life of Helen (Penny) Chenery '43, set for release next month. Diane Lane plays Penny.
The recipients of the 2011 Smith Medal were announced last week and include pioneers in the fields of childbirth, biomedicine, senior housing, social networking, and the modern service movement. Alumnae will receive their medals at the Rally Day ceremony on February 23, 2011.
The Smith College athletic department invites alumnae to attend the dedication of the state-of-the-art artificial turf field, installed on the athletic field this summer. The dedication, scheduled for Friday, Sept. 17, at 3:45 p.m., will precede the Smith Pioneers field hockey team's game against Mount Holyoke.
The Marly Pineda Memorial Fund at Smith has been established by friends and teammates of Smith athlete Marly Pineda '08, MS '10, who died tragically last month. To donate click here. To watch the video and for further information click here.
"Fifty Years of Smith Faces," an exhibition of Smith faculty, alumnae, and student portraits by college photographer Dick Fish, is now online.


Smith College President Carol Christ and Hoon Eng Khoo '73, provost and acting vice chancellor at the National University of Singapore, are among the many speakers at "Heritage and Hope: Women's Education in a Global Context," being held at Bryn Mawr College, September 23-25. Click here for more information.
Wendy Schmidt '77, president of The Schmidt Family Foundation, donated $1.4 million for a challenge to inspire entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists worldwide to develop innovative and efficient methods of capturing crude oil from the ocean surface.
Eszter Hargittai '96, associate professor at Northwestern University and head of its Web Use Project, was a guest on Chicago Tonight to talk about ways to control your Web presence and how to look for information that could hurt you.
Watch the trailer for Jessica Brody '01's latest book, the young adult novel The Karma Club, which inspired her to found, dedicated to helping people spread good karma around the globe.
Erinn McGurn '94 talks about her organization, SCALEAfrica, dedicated to the improvement of rural schools in sub-Saharan Africa through the use of sustainable building techniques and active community participation.
Artist Emily Eveleth '83's paintings of jelly doughnuts are so lifelike you will crave the real thing. The exhibition, "Luscious," runs through Oct. 24 at the Smith College Museum of Art.


"Women Educating the World: A Conference for Alumnae in Education," will be held on campus March 24-25, 2011. Join other alumnae to explore the future of education and its impact on the global society. Look for more information soon.
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