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Sweet Briar’s first-ever Explore Environmental Science Weekend to give high school girls hands-on experience

August 30, 2016
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After eight years of successful fall and spring Explore Engineering Weekends, Sweet Briar College will host its first Explore Environmental Science Weekend for High School Girls Oct. 7-8, 2016.


1945 alumna who endowed Wyllie Engineering Program has died

August 29, 2016
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The Sweet Briar alumna for whom the College’s Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program is named has died. “Peggy” Wyllie passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at her residence in Troy, Va. She was 92.


Five tips for rocking your first semester at Sweet Briar

August 26, 2016
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Your parents have left, you’ve made it through orientation, and your first semester is about to get real. And it hits you: College is not high school.


Sweet Briar opens 111th session with resolve to keep the miracles rolling

August 25, 2016
President Stone reprised the can-do themes that keep working miracles in his Opening Convocation remarks on Wednesday.

“We are in this thing together,” said the Rev. Matt Gaventa in his invocation to open the 111th academic session of Sweet Briar College.


Creators of Refinery29 feminism series urge Sweet Briar students to be ‘heard and seen’

August 24, 2016
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“Raise your hand if you consider yourself a feminist!” There was little hesitation among most Sweet Briar students when Allison Rapson, one half of the female-founded media company “We Are the XX,” introduced Tuesday afternoon’s orientation event in Murchison Lane Auditorium.


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