Dwight Hamilton, Smith's new chief diversity officer, sees efforts to create a more diverse campus as about more than just numbers. Hamilton says he will advocate for a climate of "inclusion" where everyone feels they belong to the Smith experience.
International Women's Day lectures, a book about the connection between mathematics and cooking and an award for architectural design are among the recent accomplishments of Smith students, faculty and alumnae. Read about them in the latest People News column.
This year's Smith seniors exemplify the college's longstanding tradition of excellence, while also displaying achievements all their own. Find out more about the 735 undergraduate and graduate students who will be awarded degrees at Commencement on Sunday, May 17.
A portable Flexi Fountain will help keep thousands of guests attending Sunday's Commencement ceremony in the Quad happy and hydrated—and will reduce the use of plastic water bottles. Commencement is the third major college event that Smith has "greened" this year.
A project to improve pedestrian safety and accessbility at the intersection of West and Elm Streets begins later this month. It will include construction of a pedestrian plaza and refurbishing of the historic Grécourt Gates.
This year's daylong Celebrating Collaborations event, featuring presentations by students about their research projects with faculty, drew more than 460 participants. Here are three videos showing how students and faculty described their projects in just five words.