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From the archives- The legacy of Jane O’Neil Wallis ’33

From the archives- The legacy of Jane O’Neil Wallis ’33

Features May 20, 2017 at 5:09 pm 1 comment

  Maryellen Stohlman-Vanderveen ‘19 Staff Writer Among the many alumnae stories to be found in the Smith College Archives, there are some that are still unfolding. One such story is that of Jane O’Neil Wallis ’33.  Wallis—who graduated with a degree in French from Smith and whose married name wasRead More

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

“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

Alum Spotlight– Victoria Schein

Alum Spotlight– Victoria Schein

Features February 15, 2017 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ‘19 Features Editor At four, Victoria Schein fell in love with cars and began reading any automotive car magazine she could get her hands on. From Claremont California, Victoria Schein graduated from Smith in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a minor in StudioRead More

Interview with Alumna and Author Jan English Leary

Features December 3, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Eleanor Igwe ’17 Contributing Writer Last month, I had the chance to talk to Smith alumna and author Jan English Leary ’72, who visited Broadside Books in Northampton to talk about her first novel, “Thicker Than Blood.”  Leary has been published in The Literary Review and Pleiades among others, andRead More

Life after Smith: From Classics to Communications

Features October 8, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Grace Oliver ’18 Contributing Writer Jennifer Beane ’01 has paved a successful career as Director of Alumni and Development at her former high school. What was your major at Smith? I was a double major in art history and classical studies. In what ways did your area of study helpRead More

Alum Explores Gratitude Through New Art Exhibition

Arts November 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Veronica Brown ’17 Contributing Writer Smith alumna Anne Kubitsky ’05 wants to bring the Smith community together to celebrate gratitude with her new exhibition in the Nolen Art Lounge. Kubitsky’s “Look for the Good” project asks participants one seemingly simple question: “What makes you grateful?” The exhibition showcases a collectionRead More

Smith Alum, J. Courtney Sullivan, Holds Book Reading

News September 26, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Anya Gruber ’16 Contributing Writer Last Thursday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Neilson Browsing Room, fiction writer and Smith graduate J. Courtney Sullivan ’03 read excerpts from her newest book, The Engagements. Smith English professor Michael Gorra opened the event with a short introduction of Sullivan, a former studentRead More

The Chocolate Drops Drop into Northampton

Arts April 11, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Jackie Leahy ’14 Arts Editor Cellist Layla McCullough of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, a band performing at the Calvin tomorrow, is a former Smithie. When did you first begin playing music? I started playing through the public school system in New Jersey. I was eight years old. Where are youRead More