Assistant Professor of Physics Will Williams is the recipient of a highly competitive National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his research exploring the tiniest building blocks of the universe: atoms.
As part of the Neilson Library renovation project, a series of alterations to campus buildings will begin later this month and unfold over the course of the next year to allow for the summer 2017 relocation of all occupants and activities in Neilson and Alumnae Gym.
Coveted science scholarships, entrepreneurial awards and teaching honors are among the recent accomplishments of Smith students, faculty, staff and alumnae. Read about them in the latest People News column.
In addition to the excitement of graduating from Smith, Rebecca Taylor '16 has learned that a study she wrote with a faculty member has been published in the official journal of the National Academy of Sciences. The study of rare Bornean rock frogs—which Taylor co-authored with Lisa Mangiamele, assistant professor of biological sciences—is the cover of the latest issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Smith College President Kathleen McCartney has announced that Samantha S. Earp, executive director of HarvardX, has been named as Smith’s Chief Information Officer effective September 1.
The college's Women for the World campaign to support scholarship aid and reimagining the liberal arts has surpassed the $400 million mark on the way to a $450 million goal. Colette Gandelot '91, one of 36,000 contributors, says supporting her alma mater is important because of what Smith has done for her.
Smith senior Ayesha Sadaf Khan's idea for a women's handicraft enterprise in Pakistan is one of 97 proposals by undergraduates selected for 2016 Davis Projects for Peace awards. Khan says her idea for Nafisa Ghar (Precious House), was inspired in part by seeing the films of Smith alumna and fellow Pakistani Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy '02.