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News for the Smith College Community | April 26, 2023

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Radical Grace: A Partnership With Students

Radical Grace: A Partnership With Students

Candice Price—professor of mathematical sciences at Smith and a Sherrerd Teaching Award winner—talks to the Smith Alumnae Quarterly about her new book, Radical Grace, her teaching philosophy, and creating more equity in STEM.

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Smith Alum Named in ‘Time’ Magazine

Smith Alum Named in ‘Time’ Magazine

Sherry Rehman ’85, Pakistan’s minister for climate change, was recently named among the “100 Most Influential People of 2023” by Time magazine for her efforts related to the devastating floods that hit Pakistan last year.

Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

Read about this year’s Draper Competition, in which 10 teams were selected out of a pool of 60 student teams from across the country to compete in a lightning round of 90-second pitches. Watch the finalists’ pitches here.

Becoming ‘Money Mentors’

Becoming ‘Money Mentors’

Smith’s Conway Center has a new Financial Literacy Empowerment Fellows program designed to educate students about personal finances and investing and to train them to become “money mentors” to their peers.

Helping Scientists Solve Problems

Helping Scientists Solve Problems

In an interview with the Today show, Wendy Schmidt ’77 talks about the state-of-the-art vessel provided by the Schmidt Ocean Institute that’s helping scientists explore the ocean to find ways to slow climate change.

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A CEEDS Gift Challenge

Climate activist Kathy Sharp Borgen ’64 says Smith is uniquely positioned for climate action, and she’s making a gift to inspire others to help endow Smith’s Center for the Environment, Ecological Design, and Sustainability (CEEDS).

‘Pride and Prejudice’ Reimagined

In his play Pride@Prejudice, Smith theatre professor Daniel Elihu Kramer deconstructs and reexamines Jane Austen’s 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice through the lens of a high-speed internet world. The play runs through May 6┬áin Port Jefferson, New York.

Rising and Falling

Learn about a new exhibit by American contemporary artist Lesley Dill ’75 titled Ascend: Until the Urge to Rise Meets the Urge to Fall showing at the Nohra Haime Gallery in New York through May 6.

And Now: Len Berkman

In this episode of And Now, Smith theatre professor Len Berkman talks about theater, film, and television. Berkman has taught playwriting, theater history, and the dramatic literature of various nations and cultures since 1969 and has won several awards.

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Smith NewsTracker

Selected items from the news media featuring Smith College people and programs


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Profs. Baker and Zimbalist on a Title IX victory

THE HILLTOP

Diandra Dillon ’19: Study abroad experiences for students of color

THRIVE GLOBAL

Christine-Marie Quigless ’04 on resilience in turbulent times


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