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Anna Deavere Smith Headlines March 4 Celebration of Women for the World Campaign
Smith students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the successful culmination of Smith’s Women for the World campaign Saturday, March 4, with a day of open houses, a festive all-college reception and a special performance by actress, playwright and social commentator Anna Deavere Smith. Free tickets are available beginning Wednesday, Feb. 22.

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Reminder: Flexible Spending Account Deadlines

Date Change for the 2017 All-Employee Picnic

Banner Finance and Budget Process Trainings March - June

Cleaning Supplies Drive to Support Refugee Families Arriving in Northampton

2017 Facilities Management Summer Employment Program

Crew House Project: One-Way Traffic; Pond Drawdown February 20-March 6, College Lane

Reception for Linda Hiesiger Thursday, Feb. 23, 2 p.m., Facilities Management, 126 West St., 2nd Fl Confer

Invitation to a New CEEDS/JCCE Faculty Learning Community Friday, Feb. 24, 12:15 p.m., Jandon Center for Community Engagement, Wright 013

Buy Tickets Now for Softball 'Home Run Breakfast' Friday, March 3

Register Now for 'Annual Performance Review Process' Workshop Friday, March 3, 10 a.m., Campus Center 103/4

Register Now for 'Performance Review Writing' Workshop March 6 or March 20


Collecting Memories of Neilson

Suggest a 'Smith Reads' Book

Student Speaker Needed During Reunion Weekends in May

Self-Nominate for a 2017 Grinspoon EI Award

SEC Presents Trivia Night Thursday, Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m., Campus Center TV Lounge

Time for Pride! Rally Day 2017 Thursday, Feb. 23, 1:30 p.m., John M. Greene Hall

'Night at Your Museum' Party Friday, Feb. 24, 7-10 p.m., Museum of Art

Info Session for University Innovation Fellows Friday, Feb. 24, 12:15 p.m., Campus Center 003

Become a Bridge Leader; Applications Due February 27

Junior Class Cabinet Presents 'Share the Love' February 27, March 1 and 3, Noon-1 p.m., Campus Center Main Level Table

Bradley Airport Shuttle Ticket Sales Begin Monday, Feb. 27

Donate Blood at the Spring CSO Blood Drive February 28 and March 1, Campus Center Carroll Room

SEA Semester Abroad Info Table Tuesday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m., Campus Center Main Level Table

Apply for Draper Competition by Wednesday, March 1, 11:59 p.m.

Course Drop Deadline March 1

CSO Luncheon: Community Service Opportunities With Baystate Medical Center and Big Brothers Big Sisters Thursday, March 2, Noon-1 p.m., Jandon Center for Community Engagement, Wright 013

Internal Smith Deadline to Apply for University Innovation Fellows Friday, March 3, 11:45 p.m.


Jessica Marie Johnson on 'Time Traveling Diasporas: Black/Female Histories of Slavery in New Orleans' Monday, Feb. 27, 4:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

Scarlet S. Shell '01: 'Impact of Post-Transcriptional Regulation on Stress and Antibiotic Tolerance in Mycobacteria' Monday, Feb. 27, 4:15 p.m., McConnell Foyer/103

'How to Regenerate New Organs from Old Cells: The Lessons Learned from Regenerating Amphibians' Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12:10 p.m., McConnell Foyer/103

'Supporting Diversity on Study Abroad and the Return Home' with DuBois Jennings Wednesday, March 1, Noon, Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright

A Dialogue with Beverly Daniel Tatum on Creating Inclusive Classrooms at Smith College Wednesday, March 1, 4:30 p.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright

'The Glass Universe': A Talk by Science Writer Dava Sobel Wednesday, March 1, 4:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

'Robed Warriors' Lecture Series: Ven. Yifa Wednesday, March 1, 5 p.m., Franklin Patterson Hall, Hampshire College

'Translating Gabriela Mistral's Private Correspondence: Gender and Other Challenges' Thursday, March 2, 4:30 p.m., Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright

Kahn Institute Lecture: 'The Neutrinos' by Theoretical Physicist Boris Kayser Thursday, March 2, 5 p.m., Seelye 106

'Twice Marginalized: Fighting for Women and Against the Occupation in Israel' Thursday, March 2, 4:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

Harold Glasser: 'Learning Foundations of Sustainable Well-being Societies' Thursday, March 2, 4:30 p.m., Seelye 201

Global Salon: 'China of the Late 20th Century Through the Lens of an American Photographer and Curator' Thursday, March 2, Noon, Campus Center 205

Bulb Show Opening Lecture: 'Botanical Explosions--The Evolutionary Impact of Ultra-fast Plants' by Joan Edwards Friday, March 3, 7:30 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room

'Archiving a Movement: Preserving Artifacts of Lesbian History' Sunday, March 5, 4:30 p.m., Sophia Smith Collection, Alumnae Gym, Top Floor

'Japanese Modernism and Fashion: Politics of the Kimono in the Japanese Empire' Monday, March 6, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Seelye 107


'Tigers Be Still' by Kim Rosenstock February 24-25; March 2-4, 7:30 p.m., Hallie Flanagan Studio, Mendenhall

EALL Film Series Begins Friday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m., Seelye 106

Five College Choral Festival Saturday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., John M. Greene Hall

Jerry Noble and Friends Sunday, Feb. 26, 3 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage

Spotlight Gallery Talk: ‘Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero' Friday, March 3, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art

Five College Jazz Festival Saturday, March 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room

Auditions: 'Icarus's Mother' by Sam Shepard Sunday & Monday, March 5 & 6, 7-10 p.m., Hallie Flanagan Studio, Mendenhall

Caroline Shaw: Student-Faculty Instrumental and Vocal Chamber Music Sunday, March 5, 3 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage


CMP Multimedia Workshops Continue February 21-23, 7-8 p.m., Alumnae Gym, C/04

Video Stories Down the Line February 22 and 24, KnowledgeLab (Neilson Library, 2nd floor)

Soup, Salad and Soul Friday, Feb. 24, Noon, Bodman Lounge, Chapel

Mindful Mondays #3: Sit, Eat, Talk to Us Monday, Feb. 27, 12:15 p.m., Campus Center 103/4

SEA Semester Abroad Info Session Tuesday, Feb. 28, Noon, CEEDS, Wright

Zine How-To, Presented by Labrys Wednesday, March 1, 8 p.m., Campus Center TV Lounge

'Staying Focused: Distraction & Attention' Thursday, March 2, Noon-1 p.m., Jacobson Center, Seelye 307

Register Now for 'Mindful Action, Social Change: Day of Mindfulness' with Kaira Jewel Lingo Saturday, March 18, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Conference Center Meeting Room


Smith Jewish Community Shabbat Friday, Feb. 24, 5:30 p.m., Kosher Kitchen

Queer and Trans* Students of Faith Support Group Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel

Torah Study with Rabbi Michael Cohen Sunday, March 5, 11 a.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel


Spring Bulb Show: 'Fields of Flowers' March 4-19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lyman Plant House

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