May 28, 2004
Smith College's First Engineers Feel Like 'Rock Stars'
At Smith College, graduation was a little different this month. Diplomas were given to the first class of engineering majors to graduate from a women's college in the United States.
Before the ceremony, some of the 20 students in the program said they were bewildered by the national attention they have attracted. Over the past few weeks, they have become celebrities in the world of engineering, receiving praise from the leaders of corporations including Hewlett-Packard and
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