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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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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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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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