Notes from Paradise
Smith Student Lives Life in Limbo
Originally from El Salvador, Diana Umana ’19 is one of 800,000 “Dreamers” in the U.S. who face an uncertain future. “Coming out as undocumented is a big decision to make,” she says. “You never know how people are going to react. For me, it was about weighing the positive outcomes. I could meet other undocumented people and raise awareness."
How I Got That Job: Global Relations March Bulb Show Blooms on Friday It’s Time to Register for Reunion 2018
After Smith, Badriyyah Al-Sabah ’17 was interested in a career in Middle East relations but was hesitant to settle on a specific path. Instead of accepting a paying job, she opted for an internship at U.N. Women in Cairo, Egypt. Find out why she thinks an internship was the right choice and what she plans to do next.   Smith Botanic Garden Director Tim Johnson opens this year's annual Bulb Show with "Stories About Seeds," Friday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Carroll Room. A reception and preview of this year's bulb display will follow. The bulb show runs through Sunday, March 18, in Lyman Conservatory. Calling all classes ending in 3's and 8's; this is your year! Celebrate the power of Smith College in your life and attend Reunion 2018. Laugh, share, reconnect and remember. Go to the Office of Alumnae Relations website today for all the latest information and links to register. Don't miss the best Smith party of the year!
Were You Changed by ‘A Wrinkle in Time’?
Did Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time give you a role model for how strong and brave a young girl could be? Did it change your thoughts about literature or science fiction or how sophisticated a book for young readers could be? As part of a tribute to L’Engle (Madeleine Camp Franklin ’41), who would be 100 years old this year, the Smith Alumnae Quarterly will look at how her signature novel has influenced generations of readers, writers and teachers. Send responses of 150 words or less to by April 1.  
Help Your Class Win the Friends of Smith College Award
Your class could be the recipient of the Friends Reunion Award on Ivy Day, and you can help! All alumnae are invited to join one or more Friends groups--athletics, the botanic garden, the libraries, the art museum--and support the amazing opportunities that make a Smith education so special. The class with the most members in any Friends group will receive the Friends Reunion Award. Boost your class standing and help keep Smith strong. Join a Friends group today!
Selected items from the news media featuring Smith College people and programs
CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION: Why admission leaders are speaking up for protesters
GOOD MORNING, AMERICA: How to help teen daughters find balance
BOSTON GLOBE: Joining national gun protests won’t impact admissions decisions
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