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About a First-Year: Aditi ’19, Episode 6

In our final episode of “About a First-Year,” Gwen talks about what surprised her most about Smith professors, Aditi reveals her biggest (and secret) challenge in adapting to living in America and Adrianna explains how she will help this September’s incoming first-years adapt to college life.

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2016 Smith College Commencement Speaker Megan Smith

In her Commencement address, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith urged members of the Smith class of 2016 to tap their own “creative confidence” to help change the world. View all of the 2016 commencement coverage here.

Williams Awarded NSF CAREER Award for Research on Atomic Beryllium

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Assistant Professor of Physics Will Williams is the recipient of an NSF Faculty Early Career Development award for his research exploring the tiniest building blocks of the universe: atoms.

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Student and Faculty Member's Study of Rare Frog Behavior Is Cover of National Journal

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A study of rare Bornean rock frog behavior, written by Rebecca Taylor ’16 with faculty member Lisa Mangiamele, has been published in the official journal of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Campus Building Alterations to Begin This Month to Allow for Renovation of Neilson Library

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As part of the Neilson Library renovation project, a series of alterations to campus buildings—some temporary, some permanent—will begin later this month and unfold over the course of the next year.

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Smithies Teach Science to High School Students

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Through an Interterm teaching internship program, Smith students have taught lessons in genetics and molecular biology to more than 1,800 local high school students. 

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Smith Athlete Profiles - Volleyball with Maca

Macarena Rojas '19, is an international student from Chile who plays the position of setter on the Smith Volleyball team. Her teammates are her best friends and she can count on them both on and off the court.

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Smith House Tours: Wilson House

Take a tour of Wilson House with Leigh Johnston ’18. Named for Martha Wilson 1895, Wilson House is one of 10 houses in the “Great Quadrangle” or the Quad, a beautiful area set off from the main campus close to Paradise Pond. While the houses of the West Quad are larger than other Smith houses, there is still the classic Smith housing environment of community, support and fun. In this video, Leigh shares why she loves living at Wilson.

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Endowed Scholarships: A Perennial Blessing

As Smith College celebrates receiving a record number of applications for admission for the ninth straight year, Vice President for Enrollment Audrey Smith speaks about the power of endowed scholarships to make the dream of a Smith education possible for talented students from around the world. 

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The Green Team

Meet Smith's Green Team, a student-led coalition dedicated to fostering sustainability at Smith by educating and supporting the campus community in efficient use of finite natural resources, attaining the greatest possible efficiencies and preventing pollution.