RSSCategory: Fall 2012

First of a Kind

First of a Kind

| November 28, 2012

Chris Witcombe has been named Sweet Briar College’s first Barton-Laing Professor in Art History.

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Color Not Convention

Color Not Convention

| November 28, 2012

At age 4, Fay Martin Chandler ’43 was denied the chance to hold her baby cousin, and instead was offered a doll to play with.

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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

| November 28, 2012

All across campus, philanthropy is remaking Sweet Briar’s learning spaces.

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Bend It Like Magruder

Bend It Like Magruder

| November 28, 2012

Professor of dance and director of Sweet Briar College’s dance program Mark Magruder has released a CD of original music compositions, “Yoga Dreams.”

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Destination Turkey

Destination Turkey

| November 28, 2012

Erin Dalvini ’12 is the second Sweet Briar graduate in as many years to receive a 10-month Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Turkey. She is teaching at Amasya University in Amasya.

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New Dean of Enrollment

New Dean of Enrollment

| November 28, 2012

Steven W. Nape began work as dean of enrollment management at the College on May 29.

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Waxter Forum Creator Dies

Waxter Forum Creator Dies

| November 28, 2012

The Sweet Briar community was saddened to learn of the death of Julia “Judy” Baldwin Waxter ’49 on July 30, 2012.

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Slave Dwelling Project

Slave Dwelling Project

| November 28, 2012

Joe McGill of the National Trust for Historic Preservation created the Slave Dwelling Project to preserve and interpret structures that once housed enslaved blacks.

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