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Applied Learning & Research

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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.

Capturing Smith’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Six Smith students have recently been awarded Grinspoon Foundation Entrepreneurship Awards for their innovative business ventures.

The Debate Over Transhumanism

In her new book, Susan B. Levin, Roe/Straut Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy, breaks down the debate over transhumanism, the moral and ethical dilemmas it presents, and its potential implications for society and humanity.

Turning the Pages

Author and English Professor Michael Gorra reflects on the books that shaped his literary life.

Ahlenne Abreu ’22: Goldwater Scholar

Ahlenne Abreu ’22 was recently awarded a prestigious Goldwater scholarship for her work in biochemistry. Here, she reflects on her path to STEM fields and her hopes for the future.

Sisters in Arms

New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig’s latest work of historical fiction tells the incredible story of the Smith College Relief Unit, whose members risked their lives to provide humanitarian aid to villagers in and around Grécourt, France, during World War I.