A Q&A with Elizabeth Roberts

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Elizabeth Roberts, the first woman to serve as Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island and a leader in health care reform, will speak at Smith September 16 to mark Constitution and Citizenship Day.

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Insight: Beery's Research Highlights Male Bias in Animal Studies

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New in Insight: Annaliese Beery’s research contributed to a procedural shift at the National Institutes of Health, closing a major gender gap in research and addressing sex bias in cell and animal studies.

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Trustees Approve $1 Million in Sustainable Investment Fund

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Green Smith: the college’s board of trustees has announced a $1 million investment in a sustainable global equities fund, one of a number of initiatives aimed at addressing climate change.

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Make the Most of Your College Tour

Smith College's experienced tour guides give their best tips for making the most of your college tour. Tours are often an overview, and colleges can blur together. Dig deeper and experience each college's unique aspects.

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Summer Science and Engineering Program

This year’s Summer Science and Engineering Program at Smith had its largest group ever — 116 high school girls took courses with faculty in physics, computer science, biology, neuroscience and geology. In the “The History of Earth and Life,” led by Sara Pruss, associate professor of geosciences, students explored Mount Tom, composed of volcanic rock formed toward the end of the Triassic Period, some 200 million years ago.

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How Smith's AEMES Program Supports Students in STEM Fields

Under an innovative initiative called Achieving Excellence in Mathematics, Engineering and Sciences (AEMES), Smith reaches out to students who have expressed interest in those fields to increase their chances of success. AEMES scholars are selected as first years and are supported by the program all four years of their college experience. During those years, the scholars conduct research with a faculty adviser and participate in a peer mentoring program. Here's what two members of the research team have to say about the lab work they are doing with Laura Katz, Elsie Damon Simonds Professor of Biological Sciences. Learn more about the AEMES program here

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A Walk Through Capen Garden

Capen Garden is designed as a series of outdoor garden rooms. The largest is bisected by a rustic pergola supporting old varieties of climbing roses.

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The Year at Smith: a video appreciation

With another record year in admissions, 15 new Fulbright fellows and Smith’s first Rhodes Scholar in 17 years, it has been another great year at Smith. In this special video message, President Kathleen McCartney looks back with pride and appreciation at Smith’s accomplishments in 2013–14.

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Summer Campus

The campus in summer, with music by The 2006 Smiffenpoofs.

Women in Public Service Project

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