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2004-05 Archive

August 2005

Does It Matter What the Constitution Says? Discussion at Smith

Construction on Campus

Smith College's Picker Engineering Program Receives Accreditation

After Almost 300 Years, Famous Occult Text Translated into English

Study Finds College Students Use Credit Cards to Pay for Their Education

Smith Features in New York Exhibit on Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

New Smith Students' First Charge: Find Answers

Sophomore Spends Summer by the Sea

Smith Alums Teaching Music in the Berkshires

Rare Corpse-Scented Flower in Bloom at Smith College

July 2005

More Than Just a Playground

Offseason Remains Busy With Summer Programs

Women's Studies Scholar to Address School for Social Work Graduates

Smith College's Entering Class Sets Records for Selectivity and Diversity

Smith College Appoints Vice President for Advancement

June 2005

Smith Art Historian to Shift Focus with Mellon Grant

McConnell Updated to Accommodate Changes in Teaching

Smith's Science and Engineering Expansion: Facts and Timeline

Women in Science and Engineering to Convene National Conference at Smith

Annual All-Campus Picnic: Fun, Food and More

A First for Smith College's Summer Reading Assignment: Poetry

May 2005

Another Record Year for Smith Fellowships

Smith School for Social Work Announces 2005 Lecture Series

Smith Names New Director of Career Development Office

Three Springfield Scholar Students Receive Full Scholarships to Attend Smith

Longtime Smith Professor Recognized for Teaching, Scholarship

Smith Orchestra to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Alum's Art Books Depict Fight with Cancer

April 2005

Smith College Sets Commencement

Cultural Sociologist Rick Fantasia to Lead Kahn Institute

Annual Showcase to Celebrate Scholarly Collaborations Among Faculty, Students

Ancient Greek Art Expert to Deliver 15th Annual Lehmann Lecture

Smith Invites Proposals for Affordable Housing at Near-Downtown Site

Iraqi Poetry and Music at Smith

Johnson & Johnson Chief Honored for Ushering Women into Business

Leading Materials Engineer Linda E. Jones to Direct Smith's Engineering Program

March 2005

Creative Nonfiction Author Adrian LeBlanc to Speak

American Art Expert Jessica F. Nicoll Named Museum of Art Director

Intersection of Evolution and Religion Focus of April 4 Lecture

Tenth Annual Smith Conference to 'Change the Face of Science

Poet Jane Hirshfield to Read at Smith

Population Growth Expert  to Talk About 'Uncrowding Eden'

Sculptural Installation at Smith to Explore Hands and the Sense of Touch

Smith Announces 2005-06 Fees

A Smith Fulbright Scholar in Cameroon

New York Times Journalist Howard French on Why Africa Matters

Women Practicing Buddhism, the American Experiences

Inventing a Universal Language for Our Small World

Man Who Walked Twin Towers Tightrope, Author/Illustrator, to Speak at Smith

Teaching Award Honors Smith Faculty

Smith Board Approves Faculty Promotions

Smith Students Honor Staff Who Give Extraordinarily of Themselves

Bilingual Reading of Modern Yiddish Poetry March 24

Smith Students Honor Two Faculty Members for Excellence in Teaching

The Work of Art: Tamayo Mural Again at Smith

February 2005

Engineering Students to Unveil Northampton Street Redesign Plans

Poet Claudia Rankine to Read at Smith

Smith to Present Annual Spring Bulb Show

Stem Cell Research--Promise and Politics--Focus of Conference at Smith

Smith Cited as Leader in Access for Low-Income Students

Advertising Guru Shelly Lazarus to Deliver Commencement Address May 15

Founder of Global Missionaries the Maryknoll Sisters to be Celebrated Feb. 27-28

Media Experts to Analyze Effects of Public Relations on Society

Five Accomplished Smith Alumnae to be Honored at Rally Day 2005

Panel to Address Ethical Landmines College Graduates May Encounter

Smith Undergrad to Showcase Research at Top Scientific Conference

Poet Barbara Ras, Walt Whitman Award Winner, to Read at Smith

Engineering's Donna Riley Receives CAREER Award from National Science Foundation

January 2005

Lecture: Americans' Guilt Over Consumer Spending Not Shared Abroad

Award-Winning Playwright and Essayist Cherrie Moraga to Speak at Smith

Op-Ed: 80-Hour Week an Arbitrary Standard for Career Success

Smith Study Calls for Better Handling of Imported Live Marine Species

Op-Ed: Clanging Chains, Once Again

Thriving Mwangi Cultural Center Moves to Larger Home

Smith Opens Indoor Track to Public for Walking, Running

Smith/Princeton Exchange to Promote Women in Engineering

December 2004

Smith Study Shows Some Coral Reefs May Disappear If Warming Trend Continues

Smith Commits Near-Downtown Property for Rental Housing

Beloved Russian Writer to be Feted

New Program to Help 60 Community College Students Earn Four-Year Degrees

Annual Christmas Vespers Always Popular

November 2004

SOS Donation to Help Local Nonprofits

Grant Project to Enlist 30 Ed Students

Smith and University of Sarajevo to Develop New Academic Program

U.S. and S. Korean Officials to Discuss Nuclear Weapons Dec. 1 at Smith

Smith Event to Celebrate Indigenous American Culture

Nominations Sought for Second Sherrerd Teaching Awards

Public Invited to Learn about Geographical Information Systems (GIS) at Smith

Smith Tennis, Girl Scouts Team Up for Clinics

Smith Appoints Liaison to Coordinate Volunteer Efforts with Local Schools

MEDIA ADVISORY: Smith to Celebrate the Memory of Alumna Julia Child Nov. 18

Latina Poet and Activist Demetria Martinez to Read at Smith

Smith to Share New Energy Manager

New Book Chonicles Local Jewish History

A Reading of Archangels of Funk

Lani Guinier to Keynote Otelia Cromwell Day

October 2004

A New Boat for Crew

Smith College Dean Carolyn Jacobs to Discuss Life's Transformative Moments

MEDIA ADVISORY: Smith to Christen New Racing Boat Oct. 29

Waterfalls of Flowers Highlight Smith’s Annual Chrysanthemum Show

Harvard's Lani Guinier to Keynote Otelia Cromwell Day Series Nov. 2

Professors Role-Playing George Bush and John Kerry to Debate Economic Policy

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney to Read at Smith

Celebrated Children's Authors and Illustrators to Sign Books at Campus School

Performance of Buddhist "Feeding" of Hungry Spirits to Collect Food for Needy

Talks on Sustainability and New Sciences Building

Flu Clinic Cancelled, Vaccine Offered to City

Smith Alum's Film to Open Noho Fest

New Book Chronicles Local History of Jews

Crew Captain of a Different Age

MEDIA ADVISORY: Sources for Election 2004

September 2004

Smith College Names Naomi J. Miller Director of Institutional Diversity

Creator of "Mathematica" Stephen Wolfram to Speak on "a New Kind of Science"

Smith to Re-Screen "Poetry in Wartime" Film Oct. 18

Smith College Students to Celebrate Annual Mountain Day

Smith Biology Professor Receives $1.2 Million from National Science Foundation

Arab Women's Activist Nawal El Saadawi to Speak at Smith

Art Conservation Methods Topic of Symposium at Smith

Pioneering Legislator Carol Moseley Braun to Discuss "Gender and Politics" at Smith

Poets Eleanor Wilner and Diane Gilliam Fisher to Read at Smith

Smith Pianist to Perform Schubert's Works on Replica of Composer's Piano

NSF Grant to Fund Study of Proteins

Employee Excellence Award Winners

Biology Prof Receives $1.2 Million for Cell Research

Kahn Institute Enters Its Seventh Year

Horowitz to Speak for 350th Series

New Faculty Members Join Smith

Fall Full of Prominent Speakers

Two African-American Leaders to Speak


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