Read Smith’s plans for the fall 2021 semester.
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After finding her calling in the chemistry lab in her first year at Smith, Marva Tariq ’21 has been recognized for excellence in her field—including the award of a National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship to support her studies at the California Institute of Technology in the fall.
Music in the Noon Hour: ‘To Eastern Europe Through Paris’
Enjoy a virtual performance of Alexander Tcherepnin's “Duo for Violin and Cello” paired with paintings by Kazimir Malevich, Wednesday, May 19, at 12:30 p.m.
What Makes a Great Admission Essay?
In a letter to The New York Times, Audrey Smith reflects on the admission essays she’s read during her long career. “Those that I remember best,” she writes, ”are those that show the ability to make meaning from everyday situations, demonstrate a sense of humor, reflect a commitment to the community and, most of all, demonstrate the joy the student finds in learning.”
Creating Green Communities
Environmental science and policy major Madison Blasin ’21 says more communities can go green by making “simple sustainable changes that then multiply.”
Celebrating a Complex Heritage
Food journalist Simran Sethi ’92 reflects on her experience as a South Asian immigrant to the American South.
Learning from Buddhist ‘Hungry Ghosts’
Andy Rotman, professor of religion, Buddhist studies and South Asian studies, has published a book that explores the ancient Buddhist concept of “hungry ghosts.”
Video: Illustrating Carbon Neutrality by 2030
Amanda Chisolm ’21 and Abby Golden ’23 have created a video that helps bring to life Smith’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.
Heard at Smith
“It’s a different kind of support you feel when you see your professors on the sidelines at a game. They helped make my time at Smith very special.”
Caleigh Johnson ’21
Volleyball team member; economics major
School for Social WorkThe Smith College School for Social Work is preparing for the 2021 summer session.
Notable Dates & Events
Spring Piano Student Recital
- Virtual Event, 7 p.m.
Piano music from across two centuries.
‘To Eastern Europe Through Paris: Alexander Tcherepnin’s Duo for Violin and Cello’
- Virtual Event, 12:30 p.m.
Paired with paintings by Kazimir Malevich. With violinist Joel Pitchon and cellist Marie Volcy Pelletier.