Notes from Paradise
Farah Pandith ’90 on ‘How We Win’
In an NPR interview, Farah Pandith ’90, former U.S. envoy to Muslim communities, discusses the fight against terrorism. The author of How We Win: How Cutting-Edge Entrepreneurs, Political Visionaries, Enlightened Business Leaders, and Social Media Mavens Can Defeat the Extremist Threat, Pandith will speak at Smith on March 28 at 4:30 p.m. in Seelye 201.
Presidential Colloquium: Martha C. Nussbaum Sarah Turner ’93 Leads Unique Trades School Kimberly Drew ’12 on ‘The Black Futures Project’
Philosopher and author Martha C. Nussbaum writes on topics of national and global significance and teaches at the University of Chicago. She will deliver a Presidential Colloquium titled “Anger, Fear and the Politics of Blame” at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, in the Campus Center Carroll Room. The event is free and open to the public. Sarah Turner ’93 was recently named president of Boston’s North Bennet Street School (NBSS), the oldest crafts and fine trades school of its kind in the country. Turner, who has a master’s in metalsmithing from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, talks about how NBSS fits into the greater landscape of higher education. After spending three years as the social media manager at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Kimberly Drew ’12 is focused on her freelance projects. She is not only co-editing The Black Futures Project, an anthology about what it means to be black in the digital age, but also continuing her work to make art more accessible for black people.
Seeking a Vice President for Alumnae Relations
Smith College is seeking a strong strategic partner and experienced manager of staff and volunteers to serve as the college's vice president for alumnae relations. As a member of the President's Cabinet, the vice president for alumnae relations will lead the evolution of a dynamic, innovative and exceptional alumnae relations program that engages with more than 48,000 diverse alumnae around the world. Please share this notice among your professional networks or nominate a qualified individual.
Explore Iceland with Smith Travel
On this unique 11-day adventure to Iceland, step into another world that blends ancient history with all the luxuries of contemporary travel. Experience the essence of Iceland as you gaze upon geysers, birdwatch on a scenic coastal cruise and peer into the icy depths of the Kerid volcanic crater. This exciting tour, led by John Brady, the Mary Elizabeth Moses Professor of Geosciences at Smith, runs from June 27 to July 11. Reserve your spot today!
Selected items from the news media featuring Smith College people and programs
BOSTON GLOBE: Review: “The plastic fantastic”
THE NEW YORK TIMES: Prof. Jennifer Malkowski: The endless appetite for graphic video
MS. MAGAZINE BLOG: Prof. Carrie Baker: Reproductive rights are human rights
THE NEW YORKER: The passionate, progressive politics of Julia Child ’34
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