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'Four Decades of Change': Panel Honoring Prof. Ackelsberg Offers Window on Smith History
A recent panel discussion in honor of retired professor Martha Ackelsberg explored efforts launched at Smith in the 1970s to make the campus a more inclusive place for women and people of color—including work that led to the creation of the women and gender studies program.

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Eduroam Is Now Campus Standard Wireless Network; SmithSecure Gone March 9

Staff: Nominate Yourself to Serve on a College Standing Committee

Take the Otelia Cromwell Day Survey

Location Change: Social Security Collecting Strategies Workshop

March 9 Budget Call Workshop, RSVP by March 4

Brown-Bag Lunch to Discuss 'The Tortilla Curtain' for Staff Council's 'Between the Lines' Program Thursday, Feb. 26, Noon, Campus Center 103/4

Staff Council Spuds and Soup Event Friday, Feb. 27, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room

Register Your Middle or High School Student for Smith 'Splash' Saturday, March 7, 9 a.m., Seelye 101

CMP Seeking Strategic Planning Proposals: Deadline March 23

Fellowships Program Better Equipped to Help You

Date Change: Open Office Hour with President McCartney Thursday, March 12, 4 p.m., President's Office, College Hall

Spring Semester Volunteer Opportunity with High School Students in Holyoke

Now on Sale: Bradley Airport Spring Shuttle Tickets, 206 Campus Center

Take a Guess at the New Mystery Map from the Spatial Analysis Lab

Drop In Hours for Room Draw Questions Fridays, 10-11 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 , Clark Hall 101

Support Financial Aid Week with the Senior Campaign Tuesday, Feb. 24, 26, 10:30 a.m., Campus Center Main Level Table

Register Now for Travel Writing Workshop Friday, Feb. 27, 3 p.m., Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright

Smith To Do: Spoon Mirrors Saturday, Feb. 28, 9-11 p.m., Davis Ballroom

Snowshoe Trips with the Outdoor Adventure Program March 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Deadline for Intent to Participate in the Draper Competition Monday, March 2, 11:59 p.m.

Smithsonian Program Applications Due Friday, March 6

Final Teach For America Deadline Friday, March 6, 11:59 p.m.

Deadline for 2015-2016 Kahn Institute Student Fellowships Friday, March 6

Maple Tapping at MacLeish Field Station Saturday, March 7, 1-4 p.m.

'Is She Really a Musician? Navigating Identity and Authenticity in Music and Media' Friday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room

'Beyond the Stacks': Harvard Library's V-P, Sarah Thomas '70, Talks to Provost Katherine Rowe Friday, Feb. 27, 4 p.m., Seelye 106

Presentation: 'Memorializing Northampton State Hospital' Saturday, Feb. 28, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Seelye 110

CANCELLED: Logbona Olukonee: 'Black Feminist Activism in Cuba's Hip Hop Culture' Monday, March 2, 4:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

"'You Gotta Know When to Hold 'Em': Neural Circuits Controlling Motivation and Executive Function" Monday, March 2, 4:30 p.m., McConnell Foyer/103

'Understanding Khartoum, Understanding Sudan: Consequences of Impunity' Tuesday, March 3, 4 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

'Commercial Drones in Our Backyards and Communities' Wednesday, March 4, 7 p.m., John M. Green Hall

Global Books--'Queen of Flowers and Pearls: A Novel' Wednesday, March 4, Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright

Translating 'Queen of Flowers and Pearls: A Novel' Wednesday, March 4, 12:10 p.m., Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright

'Conceptualizing Patriarchal Capitalism' Thursday, March 5, 4:15 p.m., Seelye 106

'Photographing Ottoman Modernity,' a Kahn Institute lecture by Zeynep Celik Thursday, March 5, 5 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

Second Event in 'Cyborg Buddha' Series Thursday, March 5, 5 p.m., Seelye 201

Carina Ahuja '12: 'Women's Global Public Health--What Is It and My Journey to It' Thursday, March 5, Noon, Room 218, Schacht Center for Health and Wellness

Bulb Show Opening Lecture: 'Places for the Spirit; Traditional African American Gardens' Friday, March 6, 7:30 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room

'The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood & Family Relationships in the Digital Age' Friday, March 6, 6:30 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage

'Action and Perception at the Level of Synergies' Monday, March 9, 4:30 p.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright

Smith Wind Ensemble Invites New Members Mondays, 7 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage

'In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)' by Sarah Ruhl February 27, 28, March 5, 6, 7, 7:30 p.m., Theatre 14, Mendenhall

Rhythm Nations Cultural Performance Saturday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., John M. Green Hall

Jerry Noble and Friends Saturday, Feb. 28, 3 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage

Bettina Judd Q&A and Poetry Reading Tuesday, March 3, 7:30 p.m., Stoddard Auditorium

Opening Reception for Senior Architecture Exhibit Thursday, March 5, 7 p.m., Jannotta Gallery, Hillyer

'German Picture Albums—Visual Art at the Intersection of Commerce, Culture & Politics (1924-1940)' March 5-June 19, Book Arts Gallery, Neilson Library, 3rd Fl

Exhibit--'Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens' March 6-September 30, Daily, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Church Exhibition Gallery, Lyman Conservatory

'Student Picks Exhibition' by Samantha Page '17 Friday, March 6, Noon-4 p.m., Cunningham Center, Museum of Art

Spring Oratorio: Mendelssohn's 'Elijah' Saturday, March 7, 8 p.m., John M. Green Hall

Concert Conversations: Jennifer Morsches '90 Sunday, March 8, 4 p.m., Earle Recital Hall, Sage

Lecture and Master Class: Edward Klorman Monday, March 9, 4:30 p.m., Earle Recital Hall, Sage

'Using Stories to Create Change' Workshop with Smith Alumna Ayla Schlosser '09 Thursday, Feb. 26, 4 p.m., Campus Center 103/4

Principles of Investing Thursday, Feb. 26, Noon, Neilson Browsing Room

Weekly Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Trauma, Begins Friday, Feb. 27

Health & STEM Lunchbag Talk: 'Health Care for Underserved Populations' Friday, Feb. 27, 12:15 p.m., McConnell Foyer/103

Soup, Salad and Soul Friday, Feb. 27, 12:15 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel

CMP Multimedia Workshops March 2, 5 and 9, 7 p.m., CMP Digital/Video Lab

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop: Alumna Stories with Elizabeth Crowell '96 Monday, March 2, 12:15-1:05 p.m., Campus Center 103/4

Speaking and Presentation Tips Tuesday, March 3, Noon, Jacobson Center, Seelye 307

Smith Splash Volunteer Meeting Wednesday, March 4, 7 p.m., Campus Center 102

'What Language Do You Think In?' - Interest Meeting Wednesday, March 4, 5:30 p.m., Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright

CSO Community Ed Lunch with Big Brothers Big Sisters Thursday, March 5, Noon, Wright Hall 013

This Week in Religious and Spiritual Life

Spring Bulb Show: A French Impression March 7-22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lyman Plant House

Recipes from 'The Bombay Cafe' Featured at Cafe and Selected Dining Locations Tuesday, March 3

Ada Class Merchandise and Bake Sale Thursday, Feb. 26, 11:30 a.m., Campus Center Main Level Table

McConnell Roof Top Observatory Renovation Starts Saturday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m.

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