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Pannell Scholar captures firsthand glimpse of World War II history

March 29, 2017
Dachau Concentration Camp near Munich

Pannell Scholar Shelby Benny ’19 knows that history is best studied — and experienced — right where it happened. So in March, the sophomore from Dothan, Ala., boarded a plane to Germany to complete a big chunk of her research on “The Origins of WWII: Exploration into a City of Revolution and Rebellion.”

President’s gift of music is tribute to Sweet Briar faculty — and to the liberal arts

March 25, 2017
Marie Curie portrait

Sweet Briar’s president, Phillip C. Stone, is sponsoring a special performance of “Marie Curie: A Staged Song Cycle” at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in the College’s Memorial Chapel.

Local pianist performs Beethoven sonatas at Sweet Briar’s Gager Concert

March 24, 2017
Jonathan Cook

Sweet Briar’s final Gager Concert of the semester will feature four Beethoven piano sonatas performed by Lexington-based pianist, composer, organist and teacher Jonathan Cook.

Sweet Briar students advocate for the arts in Capitol, rub elbows with Big Bird’s friends in D.C. streets

March 23, 2017
Group in front of U.S Capitol.

For those who appreciate the arts, there may never be a better time to learn how to take a fight to Capitol Hill.

Board of directors recognizes faculty excellence

March 22, 2017
Jim Kirkwood receives resolution.

Sweet Briar College faculty members have been on a roll lately, accumulating awards recognizing their teaching excellence and contributions in their fields.

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