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A Culture of Care

Read Smith’s UPDATED plans as of November 23, 2020,
for the spring 2021 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.

Julie Destine ’21: Finding Her Place in the Classroom

A Mindich Fellowship helped Julie Destine ’21 experience “the life of an educator.”

Facts and Feelings: Teaching Elections in an Election Year

What’s it like to be teaching about elections in an unprecedented election year? Smith professors Anna Mwaba ’10 and Howard Gold share insights about having a front-row seat to history in their courses this semester.

WAV: Smith’s Data Science Corps

A new, real-world data sciences program led by Smith offers students a chance to apply their skills, while also helping community groups solve data problems they might otherwise be unable to tackle.

Smith Will Celebrate Teaching Award Winners

Three faculty members chosen for this year’s Sherrerd teaching awards share their thoughts about the rewards and challenges of teaching at Smith. The campus community is invited to celebrate the honorees at a virtual ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 5:30 p.m.

Global Hunt for COVID-19 Clues

Biology prof Steve Williams warns that the next pandemic could be worse if we fail to learn from COVID-19.