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Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance brings air show to Sweet Briar stage

January 23, 2017
Laura Burgamy, shown performing a rope solo, will appear with Frequent Flyers at Sweet Briar College Feb. 2. Photo: Nancy Smith

Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance will perform at Sweet Briar College on Thursday, Feb. 2. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Babcock Fine Arts Center.


Sweet Briar exhibit tells College history through 116 artifacts

January 22, 2017
-	Martha Penn Taylor, tintype, ca. 1870s, reproduction photo by Paige Critcher, 2012

In February 1901, the state of Virginia granted Sweet Briar College’s charter, which turned the former plantation into the women’s college it is today. Now, Sweet Briar is displaying 116 artifacts and artworks selected from its permanent collection, the Sweet Briar Museum and other areas on campus to mark the 116th anniversary of its founding.


Five things to do at Sweet Briar this winter

January 20, 2017
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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
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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
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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.


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