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The Glitter Gene

Lots of little girls are born with what children’s book author Jane Abramson O’Connor ’69 playfully calls the “glitter gene,” a love of all things glamorous. For them there is Fancy Nancy, the precocious heroine of O’Connor’s blockbuster series.

Finding the Female Voice in Greek Tragedy

Iphigenia and Other Daughters, a new adaptation of a well-familiar tale directed by Emma Kelley ’14, runs April 18, 19, and 24 to 26 in Theatre 14. Playwright Ellen McLaughlin revisits the fall of the House of Atreus.  

Fighting Food Waste, One Dining Room at a Time

Packing up leftovers from Smith dining rooms to deliver to local homeless shelters was a no-brainer for Sibyl Brown ’14. “Recovering food from our dining rooms is such an easy way to help ease the need that exists,” she says.

Smith College Appoints Katherine Rowe as Provost and Dean of Faculty

Smith College President Kathleen McCartney has appointed Katherine Anandi Rowe, a scholar of Renaissance literature and media history and a leader in digital humanities initiatives, as provost and dean of faculty.

A Personal Quest to Save Sudan

Using the power of the written word, English professor and human rights activist Eric Reeves has taken on the challenge of directing the world’s gaze toward the atrocities in Sudan that have have claimed thousands of lives and displaced thousands