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A Culture of Care

Read Smith’s UPDATED plans as of August 5, 2020,
for an entirely remote fall 2020 semester.

Applied Learning & Research

Ford Hall Lab

Smith’s wide array of innovative programs and centers, cross-disciplinary initiatives, and internship and service opportunities are designed to enrich the academic experience to help students further explore their passions in real-world pursuits.

News from the Grécourt Gate

The Grécourt Gate showcases the ideas, the people behind the ideas and the original contributions Smith is making to larger intellectual dialogues through the culture of research and the liberal arts at the college, where a vibrant community of scholars and students exhibit a love of discovery. Here are some recent features.

Reflections on 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Alumnae and faculty reflect on the impact of 100 years of women’s suffrage and the issues that remain worth fighting for.

2020 Draper Finals Will Be Virtual Event

The final rounds of the 2020 Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs—a signature Smith event since 2012—will be held virtually on Friday, August 7, from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Five Years Later: Reflecting on Marriage Equality

On the fifth anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges, Cory Albertson, lecturer in sociology, reflects on the Supreme Court decision legalizing marriage equality.

Activist and Author Loretta Ross: Staying Hopeful

Visiting associate professor, author and activist Loretta Ross believes the coronavirus pandemic has provided people more time to reflect on systemic injustices and “think deeply about what is important to them.”

Team Effort: Smithies Win Design Challenge

How did a Smith engineering team manage to win a global design competition for an improved breathing device for use during the coronavirus pandemic? True teamwork, say the members of SmithVent, whose design was chosen from among 200 submissions.