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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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Poetry Her Way

Poetry Her Way

| November 28, 2012

Sweet Briar last reported on 2010 graduate Carina Finn when she was nominated for a 2012 Pushcart Prize. Now her first book of poetry, “My Life Is a Movie,” has sold out of its first run and gone into additional printings since its release in June.

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A Mighty Wind

A Mighty Wind

| November 28, 2012

For Physical Plant workers, it was all hands on deck in the wake of the June 29 derecho that left behind widespread destruction and power outages across the region.

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Medaling in the Arts

Medaling in the Arts

| November 28, 2012

Elizabeth “Liz” Glassman ’71 will flatly tell you that her junior year abroad changed her life. 40 years later, France is rewarding the former JYF student with one of its most prestigious honors.

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‘Salty’ Winner One to Watch

‘Salty’ Winner One to Watch

| November 28, 2012

Leah Busque, a 2001 Sweet Briar computer science graduate, took home the award for overall Entrepreneur of the Year at the second Salt Block Project Awards Dinner in October.

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