Smith College Grécourt Gate
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Seeing Green: An Interview with the Director of Campus Sustainability

Dano Weisbord, who headed the Office of Environmental Sustainability in 2008, has returned to help lead efforts to create a greener campus. In the first in a series of interviews with new campus leaders, Weisbord says working in international development over the past four years has given him "new ideas, new arrows in my quiver."

The Power of Women's Song: Alumnae Chorus to Honor Composer Alice Parker ’47

The Smith College Alumnae Chorus will celebrate a musical icon and one of the group’s own, Alice Parker ’47, in a once-in-a-lifetime performance Sunday, Sept. 21, in Sweeney Concert Hall. The free concert will feature music Parker has written for women’s voices—some of it conducted by the composer herself.  

'Government Changes When You Bring Change to It’: A Q&A with Elizabeth Roberts

Elizabeth Roberts, this year's Constitution Day speaker, is the first woman elected as lieutenant governor of Rhode Island and a leader in health care reform efforts in her state. Roberts, who will speak on campus at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the Neilson Library Browsing Room, also has a personal connection to Smith.

Outstanding Alumnae Named 2015 Smith Medalists

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.

Trustees Approve $1 Million in Sustainable Investment Fund

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.

In the SAQ: How the Right Mentor Can Help Power a Career

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.  

Gallery Redesign at Smith College Museum of Art Puts Collection in a 'New Light'

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.