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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.

‘The Power to Change the Canon’

New series of historical novels gives voice to early modern women authors.

Teaching the History of Racist Language

Professor Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor explores the complexities of talking about the N-word without doing harm.

Challenging Assumptions About North Africa West Asia

A new, student-run journal aims to address misconceptions and prejudices surrounding a critical region of the world.

Exploring the Wonders of the Night Sky

Smith College astronomer Meg Thacher wants to introduce you—and your children—to the wonders of the night sky. And now is a great time to go outside and look up!

Communicating the Science of the Pandemic

Students in a Smith biology class took on the task of communicating about COVID-19 to audiences of non-scientists. The resulting projects ranged from an adventure website about virus-safe activities, to a poster campaign giving guidance to expectant mothers during the pandemic.