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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.

‘Sink or Swim’ Doesn’t Cut It in the Classroom

Math professor Candice Price approaches teaching with ‘radical grace.’

Faculty Tenure and Promotions Announced

At its meeting in February, the Smith College Board of Trustees approved tenure and promotion recommendations for 20 faculty members, effective July 1.

A 'Sea Change' in the Sciences

Smith is one of only 11 institutions nationwide participating in a new pilot program that aims to make the sciences more representative and welcoming to students from traditionally marginalized communities.

People News, February 2023

Art exhibitions, scholarship awards and scientific research are among the recent accomplishments of Smith students, faculty, staff and alums. Read about them in the latest People News column.

Opening Pathways for Students in Data Sciences

Smith's hands-on approach to teaching data sciences, holds out promise for efforts to open new pathways to the discipline for students who begin their academic careers at two-year colleges.