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Two Sweet Briar professors win Library of Virginia Literary Awards

October 16, 2017
Carrie Brown on stage

The Library of Virginia’s 20th Annual Virginia Literary Awards Celebration was always going to be special for Sweet Briar professors and husband and wife, John Gregory and Carrie Brown. But neither one expected to win.


Admissions Blog: Top five highlights of my summer in Oxford

October 13, 2017
Emily Dodson at Radcliffe Camera

This past summer, I attended the Virginia Program at Oxford (VPO) at St. Anne’s College in the University of Oxford. It was six weeks of Shakespeare, tutorials and traveling.


Sweet Briar wins medals at House Mountain Horse Show in Lexington

October 12, 2017
Lexington Horse show riders

Sweet Briar riders competed at the House Mountain Horse Show in Lexington last weekend, bringing home several ribbons.


Babcock Season Event Akropolis offers fresh take on classical music

October 9, 2017
Akropolis Reed Quintet

Sweet Briar College’s 2017-2018 Babcock Season continues with a concert by the Michigan-based Akropolis Reed Quintet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Memorial Chapel.


Bestselling author’s ‘Code Girls’ features early Sweet Briar grad Delia Ann Taylor

October 6, 2017
German Club 1932

There is very little information on Delia Ann Taylor ’34, a Sweet Briar graduate who would later become a codebreaker during World War II. But then again, that was the point — it was a top-secret mission, nearly erased from history.


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