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For promising young scientist, a year of discovery leads to Research Experiences for Undergraduates internship at Arizona’s Biosphere 2

May 6, 2016
Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Ecology Linda Fink and Madeline Widjaja ’19

In early June, Madeline Widjaja ’19 will begin a 10-week research internship at Biosphere 2 through the University of Arizona’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.


Sweet Briar College riders honored at annual ceremony

May 4, 2016
Riding awards

The Sweet Briar College riding program recently held its annual awards ceremony. Along with recognizing the ODAC, IHSA and ANRC teams, six special awards were presented to various riders.


Sweet Briar’s inaugural Founder’s Medal to be presented to Amherst County Attorney Ellen Bowyer

May 4, 2016
Ellen Bowyer spoke about the fight to save Sweet Briar on campus in March

Indiana Fletcher Williams, a strong advocate for women’s education, bequeathed her estate through a trust to establish a liberal arts college for women as a memorial to her daughter, Daisy, in perpetuity.


Vixen swim coach finishes strong at U.S. Masters Swimming Nationals

May 3, 2016
Donna Hodgert

Head swimming coach and aquatics director Donna Hodgert ’89 competed at the U.S. Masters Swimming Nationals in Greensboro, N.C., this past weekend.


Sweet Briar sophomore premieres original compositions

April 29, 2016
Lauren Rose “Velocity” Haigh of Tacoma presents research during the Pannell Scholars academic fair at Sweet Briar College in Virginia.

At its year-end concert on April 26, the Sweet Briar College Chamber Orchestra premiered two compositions by Lauren Rose “Velocity” Haigh.


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