Sherri VandenAkker ’87

Alum Film: My Name Was Bette: The Life and Death of an Alcoholic

To celebrate her tenth wedding anniversary in 2007, Sherri VandenAkker ’87 and her husband, Malcolm, drove west from Boston to retrace the events of that memorable day. They had married in Abbey Chapel and VandenAkker wanted to savor, once again, a sunny, fall day on…... » Read more

More Books: Winter 2013

  You Can’t Win if You Don’t Play BY DAVID T. BARRY WITH LYNNE C. LEVESQUE, ED.D (Shadow Press) Lynne C. Levesque helped David Barry, age ninety-four, assemble a book of stories and leadership lessons he considers critical to living a good life. Barry made…... » Read more

Ella Grasso

Off the Shelf: Fall 2012

Nonfiction Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America Edited by Henry Cisneros, Margaret Dyer-Chamberlain, and Jane Hickie Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Cisneros, Smith College alumna Dyer-Chamberlain, Hickie, and other experts on aging, architecture, construction, health, finance, and politics offer what’s…... » Read more

Maternal Ambivalence the Topic of Woolley Fellow’s Book

A woman kills one of her own children every three days in America, research shows. While we would like to believe that these mothers have nothing in common with “good mothers,” it turns out that this is not really the case, says Sarah LaChance Adams…... » Read more