"Every rock has a story,” says John Brady, the Mary Elizabeth Moses Professor in the Smith College geosciences department. The rocks at Smith’s MacLeish Field Station in Whately, Massachusetts, have an incredible story to tell and it begins 200 million years ago. Watch as Professor Brady explains.
The New York Historical Society was the setting for a presentation and conversation about “Reimagining Neilson in the 21st Century.” Smith President Kathleen McCartney, Dean and Provost of the College Katherine Rowe and celebrated designer Maya Lin discussed the changing role of college libraries, how the Smith community has been actively engaged in the transformation process, and fusing history and innovation in the Neilson Library redesign project. The event took place on February 11, 2016.
Nosotr@s provides a support network for Latinas at Smith and strives to embrace an active cultural, social and political exchange between students at Smith and other area colleges.
In 2015, Smith College and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth launched the Smith-Tuck Business Bridge Program, an intensive business-skills education created for women studying at liberal arts colleges. Learn about the Smith-Tuck experience from the participants and why they would recommend it to others.
The Carol T. Christ Asian Art Gallery opened in October 2015. Board of Trustees Chair Elizabeth Mugar Eveillard ’69 said naming the new gallery for Christ was a way to acknowledge her influence on the arts and global outreach at Smith. Watch as the former Smith president talks about her trips to Asia, how art figures prominently in a liberal arts education and what it means to be back on campus for the dedication of the gallery named in her honor.
Since nine years old, engineering major Anna Partridge ’16 has been juggling, walking tightropes and doing acrobatics. Her love of circus performing inspired her to found one of Smith’s most unique clubs, Bearded Ladies, where all are welcome and having fun is the most important requirement.
Join Chloe '16 and Alex '16 as they visit their favorite spots in downtown Northampton.
On September 16, 2015, members of the Smith community were invited to meet two key figures leading the redesign of the college’s Neilson Library—renowned architectural designer Maya Lin and architect Carole Wedge, president of design firm Shepley Bulfinch. In a conversation moderated by President Kathleen McCartney, the two discussed their thoughts about the changing role of college libraries and some early insight into the Neilson Library redesign.
With their first semester coming to a close, Gwen, Adrianna and Aditi reflect on what they've learned about themselves and college life and what they'll do differently next semester.