News at Smith

Feb 05, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

This January, Smith students traveled to the LeaderShape Institute at the YMCA’s Camp Letts in Edgewater, Md., where they participated in a dynamic learning environment composed of both in-class learning and hands-on activities. Students emerged inspired with refined visions of leadership, a sense of value, and, most importantly, a community of more than 60 students and faculty that share their same goals and dreams.

Feb 04, 2015

Ritu's research influences the shift to electronic medial records. As many as 98,000 people die each year as a result of medical errors - Ritu Agarwal founded CHIDS to change this statistic. Standing at the forefront of healthcare technology, she leads the charge in converting medical records to an electronic format to reduce error and save lives.

Feb 04, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Should increasing inequality in outcomes within and across nations be of primary concern to business and society today? Does economic progress and growth depend on reducing inequality of outcomes? 

Feb 04, 2015

In a column posted today, Gallup CEO Jim Clifton decries the celebration over the U.S. unemployment rate, which has dropped to 5.6 percent. He says the official figure “amounts to a Big Lie.” William Longbrake, Executive-in-Residence at the

Feb 04, 2015

By Joyce E.A. Russell

Have you ever worked someplace where one day you just didn’t want to go into the office? You just didn’t feel the “fun” in it anymore? Some folks will tell you this is much more commonplace than you might think. Others will say, “Who cares, since when is work supposed to be fun?” But given that we spend so much time at work, shouldn’t we at least find some


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