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A Nobel laureate, black holes and Hollywood: Engineers Week at Sweet Briar celebrates engineering and physics, science and art

February 21, 2019
Kip Thorne

Even another snow day, brought on by a strange collision of snow, ice and rain, couldn’t derail Sweet Briar College’s annual celebration of National Engineers Week on Wednesday, Feb. 20.


Sweet Briar’s IHSA team wins Zone 4, Region 4 Team Championship

February 18, 2019

The Sweet Briar IHSA team wrapped up the regular season on Sunday at the A. Elizabeth Morrison Equestrian Center by securing the Zone 4, Region 4 Team Championship, while sophomore Kaitlin Duecker earned high-point rider.


Sweet Briar’s IHSA team ties as reserve champion at Mary Washington

February 17, 2019
ihsa team

First-year Chloe Kerschl earned high-point rider, while sophomore Kaitlin Duecker was named reserve high-point rider, as Sweet Briar’s IHSA team competed at the A. Elizabeth Morrison Equestrian Center on Saturday.


Admissions Blog: At Sweet Briar, we’re all in

February 15, 2019
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When I came to Sweet Briar in October 2017, I remember turning off of U.S. 29, driving up the front drive and knowing that I had come home.


Sweet Briar community mourns loss of former English professor, VCCA director William Smart

February 15, 2019
Bill Smart

The Sweet Briar community was saddened to learn of the passing of William Edward Smart Jr. of Amalgamated Housing Cooperative in The Bronx, and formerly of Amherst, who died Saturday, Feb. 9, at Montefiore Hospital.


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