RSSCategory: On the Quad Winter 2013

I am Sweet Briar

I am Sweet Briar

| December 5, 2013

For the past three years, a group of Sweet Briar students have bared their souls in front of complete strangers — all in the name of community for the incoming class. Originally named the “Diversity Monologues,” the performance takes place during spring and fall Orientation and is largely student-driven.

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JYF Marks 65 Years at Sweet Briar

JYF Marks 65 Years at Sweet Briar

| December 5, 2013

Junior Year in France marked its 65th year at Sweet Briar this fall, and remains the longest-running U.S. collegiate study abroad program in Paris.

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WANTED: Women With GRIT

WANTED: Women With GRIT

| December 5, 2013

While preparing her speech for this year’s Opening Convocation, Dean of the Faculty Amy Jessen-Marshall found herself contemplating what it means to educate women at Sweet Briar College in the 21st century.

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A Brown Belt and a Good Cause

A Brown Belt and a Good Cause

| December 5, 2013

The fencing room of an on-campus athletic center might not be where you would expect to see a college president, but that is precisely where you will find President Jo Ellen Parker at 5:30 p.m. every Monday and Thursday as she leads her weekly Nia classes.

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Mr. Milton’s Arms

Mr. Milton’s Arms

| December 4, 2013

In 2011, then engineering students Sarah Lightbody and Kellner Pruett and their professor Scott Pierce resolved to find functional, properly fitted prosthetic arms for Newton Milton, a man who had lost all of his limbs after he was electrocuted while working construction nine years earlier.

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Alien Invasion

Alien Invasion

| December 4, 2013

The Performing Arts Division recently combined its many talents to mark the 75th anniversary of a remarkable event in the history of broadcast radio.

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Pool Shark

Pool Shark

| December 4, 2013

Just two months into her first semester, Megan Monahan ’17 is making waves at Sweet Briar. She was named ODAC Honorable Mention Swimmer of the Week three times this fall and earned the title of October Vixen of the Month, following five record-breaking performances.

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SBC Actors Show ‘Chops’ at UK Festival

SBC Actors Show ‘Chops’ at UK Festival

| December 4, 2013

Members of the Sweet Briar Theatre traveled to Scotland in August to perform in the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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