The Center also offers a post-baccalaureate year of math study to women who either did not major in mathematics as undergraduates or whose mathematics major was not strong. Each year the Institute supports long-term and short-term projects proposed, planned and organized by members of the Smith College faculty.By becoming Kahn Fellows, students get involved in interdisciplinary research projects and work alongside faculty and visiting scholars for a year.
Ada Comstock Scholars attend the same classes as traditional undergraduates, either full or part-time, and participate fully in a variety of extracurricular activities. Financial aid is available to each woman with demonstrated need.
Beginning in 1968, with the approval of the Committee on Educational Policy, Smith College initiated a trial program loosely titled The Continuing Education Degree for several women of non-traditional age who were looking to complete their unfinished degrees. Mendenhall and Dean Alice Dickinson to officially expand the program.
The Ada Comstock Scholars Program is an undergraduate degree program that serves Smith students of nontraditional college age.
The program accommodates approximately 100 women ranging in age from mid-twenties to over sixty.
Junior math majors from other undergraduate institutions are invited to study at Smith College for one year through the Center for Women in Mathematics.
Established in the fall of 2007 by Professors Ruth Haas and Jim Henle, the program aims to allow young women to improve their mathematical abilities through classwork, research and involvement in a department centered on women. Kahn Liberal Arts Institute supports collaborative research without regard to the traditional boundaries of academic departments and programs.
(Elizabeth Cutter Morrow was the first acting president of Smith College and the first female head of the college, but she did not use the title of president.) For the 1975 centennial, the college inaugurated its first woman president, Jill Ker Conway, who came to Smith from Australia by way of Harvard and the University of Toronto.
Since President Conway's term, all Smith presidents have been women, with the exception of John M.
It is designed primarily, although not exclusively, for those who are teaching or who plan to teach some aspect of American culture and institutions. The college has a limited number of other programs leading to Ph.
The Smith College School for Social Work is nationally recognized for its specialization in clinical social work and puts a heavy emphasis on direct field work practice. D.s, and is part of a cooperative doctoral program co-administered by Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The Picker Engineering Program offers a single ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in engineering science, combining the fundamentals of multiple engineering disciplines.