Ask any successful woman how she got where she is today, and she’ll likely credit her mentors. In this story from the fall Smith Alumnae Quarterly, alumnae with stellar careers in business, government, science and education reflect on the role of mentors and the importance of paying it forward to the next generation.
Author and former Wall Street executive Judith Lissauer Cromwell '57 was the first to tell the story of Florence Nightingale—the founder of modern nursing—from a contemporary feminist perspective. Cromwell will be on campus Thursday, Oct. 2, to talk about her 2013 book Florence Nightingale, Feminist in a benefit lecture for nursing programs at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Smith is a major contributor to the hospital's "Building our Future" campaign.
Five years ago, assistant professor of psychology Annaliese Beery took time out from her primary research work to do a little research on research. What she found—evidence of sex bias in biomedical studies—contributed to a new federal policy that aims to close the gender gap in scientific research. Read more about Beery's groundbreaking work in Insight.
Although changes may not be immediately visible to the average customer, the first ever renovation project at the Campus Center Café has made for a dining experience that's faster, greener and more fun. Here's our list of five new reasons to like dining in the Campus Center.
Smith will honor women who have championed athletics—and been champion athletes—at the college’s second Pioneers Hall of Fame celebration on Saturday, Sept. 27. Among this year’s inductees are President Emerita Jill Ker Conway, as well as alumnae representing eight decades of student-athletes.
Eighteen new faculty members with expertise in subjects ranging from art to environmental science are teaching at the college this fall. Find out more about their academic backgrounds and research interests.