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Smith Medalist Cheryl Brown Wattley: ‘The Conviction of Possibility’

The criminal justice advocate will receive the Smith Medal on Rally Day, Feb. 22.

Learn more about how Smith is providing resources and support for Smith's on-campus community related to antisemitism and Islamophobia.

A Look Back

As we prepare for Rally Day 2024, take a virtual walk through the college archives and discover how Smithies celebrated the tradition in years past (including a basketball game against faculty members!).

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Tickets to Rally Day events, dating back to 1914 and 1917.

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

Because They Persisted

Victoria Foster Van Voorhis ’90 and Susan Colodny ’85 created Voices for Suffrage, a learning tool t...

  • Alumnae News
  • September 25, 2020
Victoria Foster Van-Voorhis and Susan Colodny
Alumnae News

We Must Demand More of Ourselves

The struggle for true freedom builds through the generations. It’s our turn now, writes Ariana ...

  • Alumnae News
  • September 21, 2020
Ariana Quinones
Campus Life

100 Years of Suffrage

A century after the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the struggle for equal representation contin...

  • Campus Life
  • September 21, 2020
A woman in white carrying an American flag in the 1913 parade on Washington
Alumnae News

Raising Anti-Racist Children

Psychologist Marietta Harvey Collins ’79 advises parents to create a culture of inclusivity in the h...

  • Alumnae News
  • September 21, 2020
Marietta Harvey Collins
Research & Inquiry

Global Hunt for COVID-19 Clues

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

  • Research & Inquiry
  • September 21, 2020
Steve Williams
Alumnae News

This is Not a Drill

White women must use their privilege in support of Black liberation, writes Imani Missouri ’08.

  • Alumnae News
  • September 21, 2020
Imani Missouri

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.