First-year students Azhar Gulaid and Emily Ruppel won a contest hosted recently by Smith’s summer reading program. Find out what they did to earn spots at a dinner with noted author and researcher Claude Steele and college President Kathleen McCartney.
Smith alumna Caroline Clarke didn't set out to find her birth parents until some health issues a few years ago prompted her to start digging into her past. What she found was surprising and moving—and is captured in Clarke's acclaimed new memoir, Postcards from Cookie: A Memoir of Motherhood, Miracles, and a Whole Lot of Mail.
Paige Christie '15 says she's been thinking about swimming the English Channel since she first visited Smith. In August, Christie hopes to become the sixth Smithie to complete the approximately 21-mile swim in waters known for "chop," large transport ships, debris and stinging jellyfish.
Workshops, dinners, an outdoor carnival and special events are all part of Smith's Orientation beginning Aug. 29. Find out what's new about the program this year—including the importance of the number 3.
For Kimberly Lebron, her parents and brothers, working at Smith is truly a family affair. Among the other college families with long work histories, theirs stands out for having had so many immediate relatives employed on campus at the same time.