Erika Rodriguez '06, a research scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center in California, was eager to bring more women to her workplace. So she turned to a trusted source of smart, motivated women in STEM: her alma mater. Rodriguez created internships for 10 Smithies this summer.
A new exhibition of prints and books about the AIDS epidemic opens Friday, Aug. 12, at the Smith College Museum of Art. Eric Avery: AIDS WORK features works by an artist, physician and gay activist who was at the center of the AIDS crisis, both personally and professionally.
The college welcomes 18 new faculty members this year who will teach courses on subjects ranging from statistical and data sciences to the literature of war.
During a weeklong tour of Cuba, the Smith Alumnae Chorus found enthusiastic audiences, wonderful hospitality, dramatic thunderstorms—and lots of music.
The Smith College School for Social Work will award 134 degrees at Commencement Friday, Aug. 19, at 4 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall. CarmenLeah Ascencio, a public health social worker, life coach and therapist who specializes in working with survivors of violence and abuse and queer and trans people of color, is this year’s Commencement speaker.
A cutting-edge microscope is allowing Smith students to see what scientists have been unable to see in previous decades: individual molecules. This summer, Amalia Driller-Colangelo '18 and two fellow participants in Smith’s Summer Research Fellowship program—Jessica Morgan ’17 and Sahar Aftab ’18—are using the new microscope to study the behavior of molecular motor proteins.