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Five things to do at Sweet Briar this winter

January 20, 2017

January. The quiet, sluggish aftermath of marathon naps and too many Christmas cookies. Also, you’re back on campus, and you’re (sort of) ready: It’s time to dive into your spring semester classes, and maybe revisit those lingering New Year’s resolutions.

Sweet Briar ranks among best schools in U.S. for student loan repayment success, according to report

January 19, 2017

Sweet Briar College is ranked among the best schools in the country for preparing graduates to repay their student loan debt.

In ‘Dressing Miss Daisy,’ student curator and exhibit subject share a passion

January 11, 2017

A new exhibit in the Sweet Briar Museum’s Whitley Gallery offers an intimate view of a genteel life in the late 19th century — and brings to vivid life a character who sometimes seems more fabled than real.

Sweet Briar swimmer shows what ‘tough’ means

January 10, 2017
Strength conditioning is a crucial part of training for the swim team. Allen (front) and her teammates get instructions from Coach Hodgert.

When freshman Taylor Allen swims lap after lap of freestyle at practice, it is a competition against herself. “How far can I push myself?” she wonders as she pushes off the wall.

Spring 2017 Explore Engineering Weekend for High School Girls is taking applications

January 9, 2017
Students work on a creative electrical engineering project during the Summer 2016 Explore Engineering Design Course.

Registration is now live for Sweet Briar College’s Spring 2017 Explore Engineering Weekend, which takes place on campus Friday, March 24, through Saturday, March 25. The event is open to high school girls in their sophomore, junior and senior years.

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