Notes from Paradise
The Incredible Life of Molly Ivins ’66
Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins, the new documentary about the beloved Texas newspaper columnist, author, political commentator and humorist, is making its way around the film festival circuit to sold-out audiences. A Houston native, Ivins died of cancer in 2007 at the age of 62.
Celebrate Smith: Register Today for Reunion 2019 Kathryn Quaintance ’77 Helms High-Profile Trial Choreopoem Inspired by Students at MacLeish
Calling all classes ending in 4s and 9s. This is your year! Celebrate the power of Smith College in your life and attend Reunion 2019. 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. Hennepin County District Judge Kathryn Quaintance ’77 found herself in the international spotlight as she presided over the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, found guilty of the 2017 murder of Justine Ruszczyk, an Australia native who had called 911 about a possible sexual assault near her home. Musician Pan Morigan composed I Sing Earth, a choreopoem based on writings and other creative works students have produced at MacLeish Field Station. The choreopoem, which is a musical about the environment, will be performed this week by students in the choreopoem acting class taught by theatre professor Andrea Hairston ’74.  
‘Voices & Visions’ Offers International Perspective on Concepts of Power
Power is the theme of the latest issue of Voices & Visions, a student-run journal featuring essays from students and teachers from girls' and women’s educational institutions around the world. This issue's editor is Camille Butera ’21. The journal is housed in the Lewis Global Studies Center at Smith.
Consider a Smith Travel Trip to East India
This January, join Smith alumnae and faculty on a 15-day excursion to East India. Explore the bustling colonial city of Kolkata, ancient monasteries and the majestic mountain ranges of the Himalayas and Kanchanjunga. Nalini Bhushan, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy, and Richard Millington, Helen and Laura Shedd Professor of English Language and Literature, will provide valuable insight into this area, a location selected by National Geographic Traveler as one of the “50 Trips of a Lifetime.”
Selected items from the news media featuring Smith College people and programs
WASHINGTON POST: Prof. Anna Kapambwe Mwaba: The military overthrow in Sudan
WASHINGTON TIMES: Prof. Andrew Zimbalist: Punishing fans with a publicity stunt
NPR : Celinda Lake ’75: Is Joe Biden too centrist for today’s Democratic Party?
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