Four remarkable alumnae in fields ranging from diplomacy to children's literature have been named 2015 Smith Medalists. Find out about the accomplishments of Gillian Martin Sorensen '63, Jane Abramson O'Connor '69, Cynthia F. Bearer '72 and Stephanie D. Neely '85, who will receive their awards on Rally Day in February.
Following conversations on campus about the benefits and tradeoffs of investing in fossil fuels, the trustees have announced a $1 million investment in a sustainable global equities fund. Nearly 9 percent of the college's endowment portfolio is now invested in funds guided by environmental, social or governance (ESG) factors.
Successful alumnae credit workplace mentors with boosting their careers and helping them overcome the gender-based pay gap. Check out their success stories in the fall SAQ, along with student and alumnae profiles, an infographic on the class of 2018, news about faculty retirements, campus events—and more.
Refurbished galleries at the Smith College Museum of Art feature new themes, new spaces and new ways of seeing old favorites from the collection. The project involved repainting, relighting and reorganizing displays of artworks from antiquity to the mid-20th century.