Albany, NY – It's a constant challenge for liberal arts women's colleges to encourage women to enter fields like science and engineering - and to find ways to offer those courses. Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, has developed partnerships with neighboring schools to offer the widest curriculum possible. I spoke with Smith's president, Carol Christ, about the school - and how it's stayed so vibrant as a single-sex school.
Pittsfield, MA – Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Massachusetts will host the 10th annual Country Fair this weekend. It will also open its new farm and forest trail, which Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, traversed today to bring us this preview;