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Operetta Shines Light on Injustice

Jessica Marlor ’16 is committed to using music to serve as a voice for those who have no voice. Iskra—an operetta in two acts about 19th-century Polish immigrant coal miners and their families—is an example of her vision of the power of music. Here Jessica tells the story behind Iskra and how she ensured the authenticity of the story.

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About a First-Year: Adrianna ’19, Episode 6

In our final episode of “About a First-Year,” Gwen talks about what surprised her most about Smith professors, Aditi reveals her biggest (and secret) challenge in adapting to living in America and Adrianna explains how she will help this September’s incoming first-years adapt to college life.

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About a First-Year: Gwen ’19, Episode 6

In our final episode of “About a First-Year,” Gwen talks about what surprised her most about Smith professors, Aditi reveals her biggest (and secret) challenge in adapting to living in America and Adrianna explains how she will help this September’s incoming first-years adapt to college life.

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About a First-Year: Aditi ’19, Episode 6

In our final episode of “About a First-Year,” Gwen talks about what surprised her most about Smith professors, Aditi reveals her biggest (and secret) challenge in adapting to living in America and Adrianna explains how she will help this September’s incoming first-years adapt to college life.

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Smith House Tours: Wilson House

Take a tour of Wilson House with Leigh Johnston ’18. Named for Martha Wilson 1895, Wilson House is one of 10 houses in the “Great Quadrangle” or the Quad, a beautiful area set off from the main campus close to Paradise Pond. While the houses of the West Quad are larger than other Smith houses, there is still the classic Smith housing environment of community, support and fun. In this video, Leigh shares why she loves living at Wilson.

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The Green Team

Meet Smith's Green Team, a student-led coalition dedicated to fostering sustainability at Smith by educating and supporting the campus community in efficient use of finite natural resources, attaining the greatest possible efficiencies and preventing pollution.

 

 

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Creating Community: The Black Students' Alliance

The Black Students’ Alliance (BSA) at Smith College is one of the oldest established cultural organizations on campus. BSA represents all students who identify as black regardless of socioeconomic status, religious beliefs or political affiliation. It aims to establish strong intercollegiate bonds between all black organizations within the Five College area, and to develop educational programs that promote awareness to the greater community.

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Reimagining Neilson in the 21st Century

The New York Historical Society was the setting for a presentation and conversation about  “Reimagining Neilson in the 21st Century.” Smith President Kathleen McCartney, Dean and Provost of the College Katherine Rowe and celebrated designer Maya Lin discussed the changing role of college libraries, how the Smith community has been actively engaged in the transformation process, and fusing history and innovation in the Neilson Library redesign project. The event took place on February 11, 2016.

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All About Nosotr@s

Nosotr@s provides a support network for Latinas at Smith and strives to embrace an active cultural, social and political exchange between students at Smith and other area colleges.

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Smith-Tuck Business Bridge Program: First Class

In 2015, Smith College and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth launched the Smith-Tuck Business Bridge Program, an intensive business-skills education created for women studying at liberal arts colleges. Learn about the Smith-Tuck experience from the participants and why they would recommend it to others.