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As of Tuesday, May 23, the Smith eDigest will begin the summer distribution schedule with one edition a week, every Tuesday. The deadline for submissions intended for each Tuesday edition will be every Monday at 4 p.m. The eDigest summer schedule will continue through August 17. The academic year eDigest schedule, with editions every Tuesday and Thursday, will resume on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Send any inquiries to email@example.com.
Neilson Library will close on May 21 to make way for construction of the new Neilson (opening fall 2020). On June 1, Young Library will open as the central campus location. Hillyer and Josten Libraries will continue to provide services throughout. The book and journal print collections will be unavailable June 10-September 4 while they are moved into the Five College Library Annex. Requests resume on September 5. Special Collections in Alumnae Gym will close at 5 p.m. May 20 until September 4, 2017; remote research assistance will be available. For complete information see Libraries in Transition http://www.smith.edu/libraries/in-transition.
Mail Services will be closed Monday, May 23, from noon-1:30 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Come celebrate Kim Bierwert's and Karen Klinger's retirement from Smith College Athletics. Together they have dedicated over 60 years to the college. Cash bar with light refreshments will be served.
The Sophia Smith home in Hatfield is being offered for sale. This offer of sale is limited to Smith College faculty and staff. To learn more about the details on the sale and to view the photo gallery, visit https://www.smith.edu/about-smith/sophia-smith-house-sale
Student Financial Services office will close at noon for a staff function. We will re-open Tuesday, May 30, at 8:30 a.m.
This panel, featuring four scholars in Latin American history and geography, is part of a Kahn Institute short-term symposium that will bring together voices from the Smith and Five College communities to explore from multiple perspectives the emerging intersections of Latin American history, geography and new digital and quantitative data technologies. Questions to be addressed include: How are new digital and quantitative data technologies transforming research in these fields? How can history and Latin American Studies contribute to STEM fields? Refreshments served. Panelists: Juanita Sundberg, University of British Columbia; Adam Bledsoe, Indiana University; Kris Lane, Tulane; and Daniel Franken, UCLA.
Songwriter, poet, and mental health advocate Meg Hutchinson shares her perspective on living and thriving with Bipolar disorder. Hutchinson will explore the symptoms, progression, and treatment of the illness over the course of 23 years of lived experience. The convocation address will offer insight into issues of suicide prevention, family dynamics, what it means to “heal” while managing an illness of the brain, and the power of remaining fearlessly present in treating and living with a mood disorder. For information about this and other events in the 2017 SSW Public Lecture Series, visit https://goo.gl/oYDvhO
The Smith College Class of 1967 celebrates its 50th reunion with a juried exhibition of works created by 19 artist members of the class. Smith '67 features paintings, drawings, prints and photographs. The exhibition is on view and open to the public Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Summer hours begin May 30: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
First meeting as Smith College roommates, Lisa Smith '86 and K Staelin '87 have shared an aesthetic conversation for over 30 years. The artworks in this exhibition capture this extended dialogue and explore the dynamism of how they perceive and interact with objects. The exhibition is on view from Wednesday, May 17, to Wednesday, May 31.. Oresman Gallery is open M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed on Memorial Day.
The Smith Community and Hampshire County residents are invited to attend a Dialogue on Race on Friday, June 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (lunch provided). The free event will address the issue of racism both locally and nationally; experienced facilitators Kent Alexander and Jeff Harness will lead the dialogue. Sponsors include Cooley Dickinson Health Care, United Way of Hampshire County and the Jandon Center for Community Engagement. Attendance is limited to 30 people, participants must attend both Friday evening and Saturday. Register by calling 888-554-4234 by Tuesday, May 30th.
Empower Basketball Academy at Smith College will be held on June 26-29th for girls ages 7-16. For more information, download registration forms at http://www.smithpioneers.com under "Camps and Clinics," or sign up online at http://www.empowerbasketballatsmith.com.