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Photo by Leslie Vicente Soto '18 | Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, discusses strategies to increase female representation
 in STEM careers.

Maria Klawe delivers Presidential Colloquium on increasing female representation in STEM careers

News April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Sunnie Yi Ning ’18 Assistant News Editor Last week, Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, delivered a lecture as part of the Presidential Colloquium on getting more women into science careers at the Alumnae House. The talk attracted many Smith students, faculty and locals. Maria Klawe is aRead More

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16 | Gloria Steinem ’56 spoke in John M. Greene Hall on March 28.

Gloria Steinem ’56 returns to campus, addresses viral mishap

News April 7, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Molly McGuire ’18 News Editor 82-year-old feminist icon Gloria Steinem ’56 delivered a lecture as part of the Presidential Colloquium at Smith on March 28. As President Kathleen McCartney introduced her, she was met with deafening applause. Steinem’s speech focused on thinking publicly in a networked world. Steinem launched herRead More

Viola Davis Speaks at Smith

Viola Davis Speaks at Smith

News March 13, 2016 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

Katherine Hazen ’18 News Editor As award-winning actress Viola Davis walked onto the stage of John M. Greene Hall last week, the audience met her with a standing ovation. The audience erupted into applause before she could finish her first sentence. For the next hour, Davis — famous for suchRead More

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16 | Imani Perry discussed feminism’s role in future society.

Imani Perry Discusses Feminism in the Digital Age

News March 10, 2016 at 9:00 am 1 comment

  Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Copy Editor Imani Perry, a professor at Princeton University, delivered a lecture entitled “Which Feminism Will We Choose?” last week as part of Smith’s Presidential Colloquium series. Perry has written extensively on issues of race and African American culture as seen through the lenses ofRead More

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16 | Dr. Cornel West, esteemed scholar and civil rights activist, spoke at John M. Greene Hall on Feb. 11.

Smith Association of Class Activists Brings Cornel West to Smith

News February 18, 2016 at 9:05 am 0 comments

  Molly McGuire ’18 Contributing Writer Dr. Cornel West, civil rights activist and scholar, delivered a lecture to the Smith community on Feb. 11.  He covered topics such as racism, democracy and African-American history, while also reflecting on current issues such as the elections, police brutality and the prison-industrial complex.Read More

Amber Hollibaugh on Queer Feminist Writing

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

Laura Green ’18 Staff Writer Amber Hollibaugh came to Smith on Nov. 19 to give a lecture about her experience as a queer feminist writer, activist, filmmaker and public speaker. Hollibaugh’s other identities include a “lesbian sex radical, ex-hooker, incest survivor, gypsy child, poor-white-trash [and] high femme dyke,” according toRead More

Smith Israel Alliance Hosts Ishmael Khaldi, Israel’s First Bedouin Diplomat

News October 29, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Rachel Farber ’16 Assistant News Editor Last week, the Smith College Israel Alliance hosted Ishmael Khaldi, who delivered a lecture entitled, “Ishmael Khaldi: a Conversation on Israel’s Culture, Society and Politics from the Perspective of a Bedouin Minority in the Jewish State.” The lecture focused on Khaldi’s experience as Israel’sRead More

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16 | Frank Bruni’s talk was the second lecture of the Presidential Colloquium series this semester.

New York Times Columnist Frank Bruni Visits Campus, Discusses College Mania

News October 29, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Katherine Hazen ’18 News Editor Frank Bruni, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, visited Smith last week to give the second of the lectures in the Presidential Colloquium Series. Bruni’s lecture, which shares a title with his newest book, “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be,” exploredRead More

Econ Department Lecture Series Helps Students Understand Investing

News November 7, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Sadaf Ahmad ’17 Contributing Writer This past Thursday, economics professor Roger Kaufman gave his fifth lecture of the Principles of Investing series. This series has been held for the past five Thursdays in the Nielson Browsing Room and is open to all students interesting in learning about fundamental concepts ofRead More

Photo by Gabrielle Peterson '16 | Jessica Bacal, Carol Dweck, and Ally Einbinder at Dweck’s lecture.

A Community Effort: Carol Dweck Discusses Fixed and Growth Mindsets

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

Gabrielle Peterson ’16 Contributing Writer On Thursday, September 19, Carol Dweck, a professor of Psychology at Stanford University, gave a lecture in Sweeney Auditorium on personal mindset and how that translates into academic success. Dweck’s lecture discussed her research, which she claims has found strong correlations between a student’s mindsetRead More