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Sweet Briar inaugurates 13th president Meredith Jung-En Woo

September 22, 2017
President Woo speaks at inauguration

If fair weather is a good omen, there was plenty of sunshine to put even the most superstitious minds at ease when Meredith Jung-En Woo was inducted as Sweet Briar College’s 13th president.

‘Keepers of hope’: Sweet Briar celebrates 2017 Founders’ Day

September 22, 2017

The Sweet Briar community gathered Friday, Sept. 22, in Murchison Lane Auditorium to observe the College’s annual Founders’ Day rite.

Students receive academic and College awards at Founders’ Day Convocation

September 22, 2017
Chanel Friedrich head shot

During Sweet Briar’s 2017 Founders’ Day Convocation this morning, Dean of the Faculty Robert Granger announced a number of academic and College awards.

Admissions Blog: 100 ways (okay, maybe 10) to bond with your professors

September 21, 2017
Alicia Wooten and Prof. Hyman

Let’s face it. At most universities, you are a number. You are one person seated among dozens — or even hundreds — of students in every class you take.

Sweet Briar’s beloved Fletcher Oak lives on in academic mace

September 21, 2017
Sun setting behind the Fletcher Oak.

It happened around 10 a.m. on Aug. 9, 2005. The Fletcher Oak — still in full summer foliage and festooned with clusters of green acorns — had fallen.

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