Notes from Paradise
Women’s Stories Through the Ages
A new digital archive offers a searchable path to Smith Alumnae Quarterly content dating from the very first issue, published in 1909. The comprehensive archive takes the place of the limited, PDF-based online flipbook, in which readers could see the magazine online but couldn’t search across issues.
Student Work to Aid Refugees Smithies Set Swim Records A Mentor for an Aspiring Physician
Piles of much-needed winter clothing, collected by Smith students, will be distributed to 51 refugees soon arriving in Northampton from Syria, Iraq and Burundi. “The experience was the epitome of ... the way students connect with the community,” said Beverly Lipsey ’18J. Charlotte Samuels ’20, Eliza Cummings ’17 and Abby Bergman ’18, all pictured above, have completed record-breaking distance swims, adding to Smith’s marathon swimming empire. Find out why Smith students and alumnae are owning the sport.     Chelsea Williams ’13 reflects on her mentor relationship with Paula Giddings, Elizabeth A. Woodson 1922 Professor of Africana Studies. Williams, currently a student at Washington University in St. Louis, says, "Once you make the connection, it never breaks for her—she goes out of her way to help."
A Weekend at the Museum of Art
Jessica Nicoll ’83, director and chief curator of the Museum of Art, will lead a weekend getaway for art lovers at the museum, March 24–25. The focus will be on the exhibition Leisure & Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis Near Pompeii. The program  includes a lecture, lunch and panel discussion with members of the international team of scholars who created the exhibition. Overnight accommodations included. Register today.
Smith People in the News
New honors, awards, books, plays and films are among the recent accomplishments of Smith students, faculty, staff and alumnae. Read about them in the latest People News.      
The Popularity of Provence
As a young couple, emeritus professors Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz and Daniel Horowitz spent a summer camping in Italy and France. One place they didn't visit was Provence. In her new book, A Taste for Provence, Helen traces how and why this once-overlooked region has captured the romantic imaginations of the traveling public.
Selected items from the news media featuring Smith College people and programs
GREENWICH TIME: Smith senior is bringing math to Connecticut middle school students
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Eric Felten reviews new book by Prof. Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz
CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Prof. Andrew Zimbalist: On the Chargers’ move to Los Angeles
THE NATION: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy ’02 is first artist to co-chair World Economic Forum
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