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Read Smith’s plans for the fall 2020 semester
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Five Years Later: Reflecting on Marriage Equality

On the fifth anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges, Cory Albertson, lecturer in sociology, reflects on the Supreme Court decision legalizing marriage equality.

Activist and Author Loretta Ross: Staying Hopeful

Visiting associate professor, author and activist Loretta Ross believes the coronavirus pandemic has provided people more time to reflect on systemic injustices and “think deeply about what is important to them.”

Team Effort: Smithies Win Design Challenge

How did a Smith engineering team manage to win a global design competition for an improved breathing device for use during the coronavirus pandemic? True teamwork, say the members of SmithVent, whose design was chosen from among 200 submissions.

Transforming Learning for a New Environment

From virtual dance studios to Zoom discussions to video labs, Smith professors have risen to the challenges of teaching during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sherrerd Teaching Award Recipients Announced

Three outstanding faculty members have been chosen for this year’s Sherrerd Teaching Awards: Carrie N. Baker, professor of the study of women and gender; James Lowenthal, Mary Elizabeth Moses Professor of Astronomy; and Denise McKahn, associate professor of engineering.