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A conversation with political speechwriter Lindsay Hayes

A conversation with political speechwriter Lindsay Hayes

News April 12, 2017 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

  Dianna Herrera-Goudeau ‘20 Contributing Writer On Wednesday April 6, political speechwriter Lindsay Hayes came to Smith College to be interviewed by students and to open a conversation across the aisle. The event is part of the Smith College Bipartisan Coalition’s effort to bring important political figures to Smith andRead More

The why, what and how: Dr. Kimberly A. Scott ’91 spoke on creating initiatives with underrepresented women in STEM

The why, what and how: Dr. Kimberly A. Scott ’91 spoke on creating initiatives with underrepresented women in STEM

News April 12, 2017 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

  Sunnie Ning ‘18 News Editor On Thursday April 6, Dr. Kimberly A. Scott ’91, an associate professor of Women and Gender Studies at Arizona State University and Executive Director of the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology, gave a talk on “Creating Initiatives with Underrepresented Women in STEM (Science,Read More

Fifth annual Draper Competition encourages undergraduate women entrepreneurs

Fifth annual Draper Competition encourages undergraduate women entrepreneurs

News April 12, 2017 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor The annual Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs is designed to develop the skills that undergraduate women need to advance through the venture creation process. The competition consists of three rounds during which the competitors illustrate their understanding of a problem, demonstrate why the problemRead More

“The View” after Smith: Interview with Sara Haines ’00

“The View” after Smith: Interview with Sara Haines ’00

News April 6, 2017 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

  Becca Damante ’17 Staff  Writer Last Friday and Saturday, Smith College hosted a two-day women’s leadership conference that focused on pushing boundaries in the professional and personal spheres. The weekend culminated in a keynote speech from Sara Haines ’00, who is currently a co-host on the Emmy-nominated talk showRead More

Former Smith president Carol T. Christ named chancellor of University of California at Berkeley

News April 6, 2017 at 7:27 pm 1 comment

Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor Carol T. Christ, Smith College President from 2002 to 2013 was selected as the first woman chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley, beginning on July 11. The UC Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve Christ’s nomination and welcomed her with a standingRead More

“Black America after MLK”: A Presidential Colloquium with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

“Black America after MLK”: A Presidential Colloquium with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

News April 6, 2017 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

  Sunnie Ning ‘18 News Editor On Monday, March 27, Henry Louis Gates Jr., literary critic, professor, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual discussed his thoughts on “Black America Since MLK” in a Presidential Colloquium at Smith College. Gates is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the Hutchins CenterRead More

Bipartisan Coalition secures Nixon’s floating head and presidential speechwriter Lindsay Hayes as speakers

Bipartisan Coalition secures Nixon’s floating head and presidential speechwriter Lindsay Hayes as speakers

News March 29, 2017 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

  Jenna Pepe ‘19, Katie Hitchcock-Smith ’17 and Kristine Chin ‘17 Contributing Writers The Smith College Bipartisan Coalition has just announced that they will be bringing the floating head of Richard Nixon to campus.  He will be joining Republican presidential speechwriter Lindsay Hayes on April 5 at 8 p.m. in SeeyleRead More

Smith will offer a new workshop series on how to destress during registration period

Smith will offer a new workshop series on how to destress during registration period

News March 29, 2017 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

  Sunnie Ning ‘18 News Editor The Smith College Office of Student Engagement has announced that it will offer a new workshop series to help student de-stress and navigate registration period. From April 3 to 14, Smith students will register for classes for Fall 2017. Since the release of theRead More

Smith College adds a mandatory class for  first years: “How to Survive New England Winter”

Smith College adds a mandatory class for first years: “How to Survive New England Winter”

News March 29, 2017 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor After multiple reports of hypothermia and a very close encounter involving a snow plow at full speed, a crosswalk and one nearly flattened student, Smith College has decided to add a mandatory class for first-year students on how to survive the New England winter.Read More

Amidst construction concerns, Smith Approves plan for new lift system

Amidst construction concerns, Smith Approves plan for new lift system

News March 29, 2017 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

  Maryellen Stohlman-Vanderveen‘19 Staff Writer New concerns about the effect that the Neilson Library renovation project will have on student tardiness have pushed the Smith administration to approve a plan which will install a new lift system to help students get to class on time during center campus construction. TheRead More