New in Video: A Walk Through Capen Garden

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New in video: a walk through Capen Garden, one of a number of unique gardens on campus. Designed as a series of outdoor rooms, Capen Garden is used by horticulture students as an outdoor lab.

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Christie Aims to Become the Sixth Smithie to Swim the English Channel

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Paige Christie ’15 says she's been thinking about swimming the English Channel since she first visited Smith, and this month she hopes to become the sixth Smithie to complete the journey.

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Make the Most of Your College Tour

Smith College's experienced tour guides give their best tips for making the most of your college tour. Tours are often an overview, and colleges can blur together. Dig deeper and experience each college's unique aspects.

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Summer Science and Engineering Program

This year’s Summer Science and Engineering Program at Smith had its largest group ever — 128 high school girls took courses with faculty in physics, computer science, biology, neuroscience and geology. In the “The History of Earth and Life,” led by Sara Pruss, associate professor of geosciences, students explored Mount Tom, composed of volcanic rock formed toward the end of the Triassic Period, some 200 million years ago.

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How Smith's AEMES Program Supports Students in STEM Fields

Under an innovative initiative called Achieving Excellence in Mathematics, Engineering and Sciences (AEMES), Smith reaches out to students who have expressed interest in those fields to increase their chances of success. AEMES scholars are selected as first years and are supported by the program all four years of their college experience. During those years, the scholars conduct research with a faculty advisor and participate in a peer mentoring program. Here's what two members of the research team have to say about the lab work they are doing with Laura Katz, Elsie Damon Simonds Professor of Biological Sciences. Learn more about the AEMES program here

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A Walk Through Capen Garden

Capen Garden is designed as a series of outdoor garden rooms. The largest is bisected by a rustic pergola supporting old varieties of climbing roses.

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The Year at Smith: a video appreciation

With another record year in admissions, 15 new Fulbright fellows and Smith’s first Rhodes Scholar in 17 years, it has been another great year at Smith. In this special video message, President Kathleen McCartney looks back with pride and appreciation at Smith’s accomplishments in 2013–14.

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Summer Campus

The campus in summer, with music by The 2006 Smiffenpoofs.

Women in Public Service Project

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2014 Alumnae Parade Highlights

A little rain did not dampen the spirits of alumnae as they marched in the Alumnae Parade during 2014 All Reunion Weekend. Watch the highlights.