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Shaping Sound and Time

At Smith, Elim Chan ’09 showed raw talent. Now she conducts some of the most prestigious orchestras.

  • SAQ
  • April 2, 2024
Campus Life

Sex in the Dark

To illuminate a tricky subject, wellness interns turn off the lights.

  • Campus Life
  • April 12, 2024
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Learn more about how Smith is providing resources and support for Smith's on-campus community related to antisemitism and Islamophobia.

Smith Alumnae Quarterly

Check out the landing page for the Smith Alumnae Quarterly, containing current and past issues.

On the Cover, Winter 2024

The college's award-winning athletics director, Kristin Hughes, fosters a culture of excellence and inclusivity on and off the field. Read about how she is taking Smith's sports program to new heights.

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Alumnae News

Jane Yolen ’60: Word Count

With the recent publication of her 400th book, renowned author Jane Yolen ’60 adds up the gifts of h...

  • Alumnae News
  • June 29, 2021
Research & Inquiry

The Debate Over Transhumanism

In her new book, Susan B. Levin, Roe/Straut Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy,...

  • Research & Inquiry
  • June 29, 2021
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Alumnae News

The Marvelous Ms. Tolles

A popular children’s book author since the mid-1960s, Martha Tolles ’43 is enjoying a new round of s...

  • Alumnae News
  • June 29, 2021
Smithies Create

Better Leather

Designer Claire Harper ’11 was first introduced to the craft of leatherworking during her junior yea...

  • Smithies Create
  • May 11, 2021
Smithies Create

Seal of Approval

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley ’89 learned recently that she had been named a 2021 Newbery Honoree f...

  • Smithies Create
  • May 11, 2021

Other News & Publications

Smith Alumnae Quarterly  
The Smith Alumnae Quarterly was established in 1909 and is published by the Office of College Relations four times a year.

Smith eDigest 
The Smith eDigest is sent to all campus e-mail accounts, providing important notices, college news, deadline notifications and other college information.

Notes From Paradise
Distributed weekly by the Office of College Relations, Notes From Paradise is an e-newsletter for alumnae, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college.

Smith in the News
Smith in the News is an online digest of recent media mentions of Smith College people and programs.

Insight was an online journal chronicling the ideas, intellectual life and creative thinking inherent within the culture of research and the liberal arts at Smith. It was published from 2010 to 2016.

The Sophian
The Sophian is the official, independent student newspaper.

Published through Spring 2010, NewsSmith was distributed by the Office of College Relations for alumnae, staff, students and friends.

Library Events, Exhibitions & News
Listings of upcoming events at the libraries, current exhibitions, links to online exhibits and to newsletters, including News from the Smith College Libraries, Friends of the Libraries Newsletter and the Sophia Smith Collection’s Imposing Evidence.

Smith College Studies in Social Work
Since 1930, the Smith College Studies in Social Work has published materials of interest to clinical social workers and social work educators.

Meridians, a collaborative venture of Smith’s Women’s Studies Program and Wesleyan University, is a new feminist interdisciplinary journal and forum for scholarship and creative work by and about women of color.

Amazonian Literary Review
The Amazonian Literary Review is a journal dedicated to the literary traditions of the countries of the Amazonian Basin.

Botanic Garden News
Published twice each year by the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

Smith Style Guide
Maintained by the Office of College Relations, the Smith Style Guide is a reference for Smith-specific words and phrases.