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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.

Research with Ripple Effects

Professor Sara Pruss—the new director of Smith’s Sherrerd Center for Teaching and Learning—talks about how her research with students about a time in Earth’s distant past ended up being featured in an exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

People News

Engineering awards, historical research and career promotions are among the recent accomplishments of Smith students, faculty, staff and alums. Read about them in the latest People News column.

Video Class Visit: Art and Math

Art and math intersect in this unique Smith class taught by Prof. Pau Atela.

‘What I Wish My Professors Knew’

Maddie Wettach ’20 plans to spend more time in her professors’ office hours. Here's why.

Video: Books as Artifacts

Explore Smith’s rare editions of the Nuremberg Chronicles in “The Art and History of the Book.”