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Smith Medalist Cheryl Brown Wattley: ‘The Conviction of Possibility’

The criminal justice advocate will receive the Smith Medal on Rally Day, Feb. 22.

Learn more about how Smith is providing resources and support for Smith's on-campus community related to antisemitism and Islamophobia.

A Look Back

As we prepare for Rally Day 2024, take a virtual walk through the college archives and discover how Smithies celebrated the tradition in years past (including a basketball game against faculty members!).

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Tickets to Rally Day events, dating back to 1914 and 1917.

Smith Alumnae Quarterly

Check out the landing page for the Smith Alumnae Quarterly, containing current and past issues.

On the Cover, Winter 2024

The college's award-winning athletics director, Kristin Hughes, fosters a culture of excellence and inclusivity on and off the field. Read about how she is taking Smith's sports program to new heights.

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Alumnae News

Desegregating the Art World

Curator Thelma Golden ’87 has had a major impact on the art world, The New Yorker reports.

  • Alumnae News
  • February 6, 2024
Students

Show and Bell

Sherry Li ’25 gets a glimpse of the inner workings of Mendenhall Bell Tower.

  • Students
  • February 5, 2024
Change ringing in the Mendenhall Bell Tower with a student wearing a red bandana pulling a rope
Research & Inquiry

Responding to Trump

Prof. Lauren Duncan says Trump opponents likely won’t “roll over and give up” if he’s elected.

  • Research & Inquiry
  • January 29, 2024
Lauren Duncan
Sustainability

The Future of Breakfast

A Smith College Dining Services pilot program expands students’ plant-powered morning options.

  • Sustainability
  • January 24, 2024
Joan Kobayashi ’26 tries plant-based breakfast foods in Cutter-Ziskind

Other News & Publications

Smith Alumnae Quarterly  
The Smith Alumnae Quarterly was established in 1909 and is published by the Office of College Relations four times a year.

Smith eDigest 
The Smith eDigest is sent to all campus e-mail accounts, providing important notices, college news, deadline notifications and other college information.

Notes From Paradise
Distributed weekly by the Office of College Relations, Notes From Paradise is an e-newsletter for alumnae, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college.

Smith in the News
Smith in the News is an online digest of recent media mentions of Smith College people and programs.

Insight
Insight was an online journal chronicling the ideas, intellectual life and creative thinking inherent within the culture of research and the liberal arts at Smith. It was published from 2010 to 2016.

The Sophian
The Sophian is the official, independent student newspaper.

NewsSmith
Published through Spring 2010, NewsSmith was distributed by the Office of College Relations for alumnae, staff, students and friends.

Library Events, Exhibitions & News
Listings of upcoming events at the libraries, current exhibitions, links to online exhibits and to newsletters, including News from the Smith College Libraries, Friends of the Libraries Newsletter and the Sophia Smith Collection’s Imposing Evidence.

Smith College Studies in Social Work
Since 1930, the Smith College Studies in Social Work has published materials of interest to clinical social workers and social work educators.

Meridians
Meridians, a collaborative venture of Smith’s Women’s Studies Program and Wesleyan University, is a new feminist interdisciplinary journal and forum for scholarship and creative work by and about women of color.

Amazonian Literary Review
The Amazonian Literary Review is a journal dedicated to the literary traditions of the countries of the Amazonian Basin.

Botanic Garden News
Published twice each year by the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

Smith Style Guide
Maintained by the Office of College Relations, the Smith Style Guide is a reference for Smith-specific words and phrases.