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The Smithsonian Hosts Major Exhibition on Sylvia Plath '55

Dorothy Moss '95 is co-curator—with Karen Kukil of Smith's Special Collections—of an upcoming National Portrait Gallery exhibit that paints a "visual biography" of  Sylvia Plath '55. Moss worked with Kukil to find artifacts that tell the story of Plath’s life, as this interview in the latest Smith Alumnae Quarterly explains.

Summer Construction Projects at Smith

Work on a new Neilson Library begins this summer, along with other construction projects on campus. Groundbreaking on a reimagined library building will take place later this year, with construction expected to last until fall 2020. Read on to learn more about summer building projects at Smith.

Immigrant Love Story Is Choice for 2017 Smith Reads

In helping to choose a book for this year’s Smith Reads program for students new to Smith, Tanimola Somolu ’20 said she was hoping to find “one that would be most relevant to the times.” After much discussion, Somolu—one of three students on the book selection committee—said the group chose a novel that met that goal: Cristina Henríquez’ The Book of Unknown Americans.

People News

Drone research projects, prestigious mathematics awards and international art exhibitions are among the recent accomplishments of Smith students, faculty, staff and alumnae. Read about them in the latest People News column.

Building Together: SSW Hosts Conference on Immigrants, Refugees

The Smith School for Social Work held a first-of-its-kind conference last month on creating community for refugees and immigrants. The daylong gathering—supported by one of President Kathleen McCartney's Innovation Challenge grants—drew participants from health care, law enforcement, education, employment and other fields.

Songwriter Meg Hutchinson Opens SSW Public Lecture Series

The Smith College School for Social Work is hosting its annual free public lecture series, offering lively talks in Weinstein Auditorium on cutting-edge issues in social work to students, alumnae, professionals and members of the public. The series begins Sunday, June 4, with a talk at 4:15 p.m. by songwriter and mental health advocate Meg Hutchinson.