Performing Arts Fall 2015

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What's coming this fall in the performing arts? From Chopin to David Henry Hwang to a choreography showcase, there’s a wide range of events in dance, music and theatre.

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Sylvia Plath's Typewriter Among Items in Smithsonian Exhibit

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Numerous items from the college’s Sylvia Plath Collection—including the manual typewriter she used at Smith—are being readied for an exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

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Smith Hosts Visit From U.S. Treasurer for a New Look for $10 Bill

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Which woman should be featured on the new $10 bill? United States Treasurer Rosie Rios consulted with Smith students, faculty and administrators last week as part of an official listening tour.

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A Guide to Research at MacLeish Field Station

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Now in Insight: Scientific inquiry flourishes at Smith’s MacLeish Field Station, 240 acres with a diverse ecosystem of plants and animals and abundant with research opportunities.

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Study Arabic at Smith

The study of Arabic at Smith is much more than simply learning how to converse in this ancient language. You will also be immersed in the history, culture and art of Arab-speaking peoples. Learn why there has never been a better time to study Arabic at Smith.

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2015 Ivy Day Speech: Afreen Seher Gandhi ’15

Afreen Seher Gandhi ’15, student speaker at the 2015 Ivy Day Awards Convocation, described how Smith College and its alumnae supported her transformation from a shy theater major to a budding film director—and one of the college’s 19 Fulbright scholars this year. Said Gandhi, “Because of your generous support, dear alumnae, today, young women from all corners of the world can dream of coming to Smith because they want to and deserve to, without worrying if they can afford to.”

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Home Smith Home: Chapin House

Emily Cryan '17 looks out over central campus from a circular antique window in Chapin House. But her favorite part of her room is the secret alcove where she can curl up and relax. She is also the current keeper of a figurine that has been passed down through generations of Chapinites. See all the Home Smith Home episodes

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PRAXIS

The Praxis Funding Program guarantees a paid internship to all Smith students. Annually, more than 400 students take internships around the world. Students have interned in a variety of areas, from health care to education, communications to public policy, business to the arts, psychology to science. These internships help students build on their academic studies and provide the critical skills employers and graduate schools are looking for. 

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Home Smith Home: Jordan House

Milanes Morejon '15 loves the Jordan House community, which is always ready with a smile. Her corner room has a gorgeous view and plenty of light, and is filled with dozens of small momentos from her friends and her travels around the world. Watch all the Home Smith Home videos

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Home Smith Home: Roommates

Sarah Lopez '17 and Veronica Brown '17 enjoyed rooming with each other so much as first years that they chose to live together again as sophomores. They think having a good roommate is a great way to start off your Smith career. Their room is relaxed, covered in unique posters, and filled with the sound of their laughter. See all the Home Smith Home videos

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