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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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Alumna Explains Why One M&M Isn’t Enough

Alumna Explains Why One M&M Isn’t Enough

| November 28, 2012

Alexandra Gold DiFeliceantonio ’08 is the lead author behind a recent study that explains why we can’t stop eating chocolate. The study, undertaken by scientists from the University of Michigan, was published in the journal Current Biology.

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Wrangling Wigglers in the Name of Science

Wrangling Wigglers in the Name of Science

| November 28, 2012

In June, Sweet Briar College and Lynchburg College hosted the “Central Virginia Consortium Conference,” the result of a 19-month project funded by a $199,502 grant from the Virginia Department of Education.

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25 and Counting

25 and Counting

| November 28, 2012

In October, Professor Bill Kershner celebrated his “first 25 years” in the theater department with a “Silver Soiree.”

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Remembering a Pioneer in Autism Research

Remembering a Pioneer in Autism Research

| November 28, 2012

Patricia Martin Rodier, Ph.D., Sweet Briar College Class of 1966, died May 3 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. She was 68.

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