A Guide to Research at MacLeish Field Station

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New in Insight: Scientific inquiry flourishes at Smith’s MacLeish Field Station, 240 acres with a diverse ecosystem of plants and animals and abundant with research opportunities.

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New Century Theatre Season Concludes with "Mr. Burns"

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New Century Theatre’s summer season concludes with “a play unlike anything you have ever seen” — Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, with performances July 30–August 8.

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Gloria & Wilma School Links Activists and Archives

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The Gloria & Wilma School for Organizers, a four-day program that introduced activists to the college’s women’s history archives, was the inaugural program in Smith’s three-part Steinem Initiative.

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Study Arabic at Smith

The study of Arabic at Smith is much more than simply learning how to converse in this ancient language. You will also be immersed in the history, culture and art of Arab-speaking peoples. Learn why there has never been a better time to study Arabic at Smith.

Seeing Psychology Happen: Phil Peake on His Award-Winning 'Marshmallow Test' Studies

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Research on children’s self-control, conducted by Smith professor Philip Peake and his colleagues, has won a Golden Goose Award for impacting fields ranging from education to economics.

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Summer Preview


The Office of Admission invites you and your family to discover what's special about Smith College.  Join us on Friday, August 7, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register here to attend

  • Tour the campus and visit a student house

  • Hear about Smith's distinctive opportunities

  • Lunch with members of the Smith community

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2015 Ivy Day Speech: Afreen Seher Gandhi ’15

Afreen Seher Gandhi ’15, student speaker at the 2015 Ivy Day Awards Convocation, described how Smith College and its alumnae supported her transformation from a shy theater major to a budding film director—and one of the college’s 19 Fulbright scholars this year. Said Gandhi, “Because of your generous support, dear alumnae, today, young women from all corners of the world can dream of coming to Smith because they want to and deserve to, without worrying if they can afford to.”

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Home Smith Home: Chapin House

Emily Cryan '17 looks out over central campus from a circular antique window in Chapin House. But her favorite part of her room is the secret alcove where she can curl up and relax. She is also the current keeper of a figurine that has been passed down through generations of Chapinites. See all the Home Smith Home episodes

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PRAXIS

The Praxis Funding Program guarantees a paid internship to all Smith students. Annually, more than 400 students take internships around the world. Students have interned in a variety of areas, from health care to education, communications to public policy, business to the arts, psychology to science. These internships help students build on their academic studies and provide the critical skills employers and graduate schools are looking for. 

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Home Smith Home: Jordan House

Milanes Morejon '15 loves the Jordan House community, which is always ready with a smile. Her corner room has a gorgeous view and plenty of light, and is filled with dozens of small momentos from her friends and her travels around the world. Watch all the Home Smith Home videos

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