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Recalculating route

Recalculating route

| January 26, 2015

Life doesn’t always take us where we think we want to go, but its course has a funny way of self-correcting. We spoke to a few alumnae whose careers took a new or unexpected direction.

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Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

| January 23, 2015

Richard Crozier logs windshield time like an over-the-road trucker, except he hauls only what he needs to paint and he’s usually stationary.

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After 5: Faculty and staff reveal avocations

After 5: Faculty and staff reveal avocations

| January 22, 2015

Sweet Briar’s faculty and staff have many avocations outside of their work at the College. Here, four members of our community share more about their lives beyond campus.

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Navigate financial aid process at ‘Super Saturday’

| January 20, 2015

Sweet Briar’s financial aid and academic computing offices will host Financial Aid Super Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in Benedict Computer Lab

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Sweet Briar singers to join Holocaust commemoration

| January 20, 2015

Sweet Briar choir director Marcia Thom Kaley will accompany 28 choral students to Richmond this weekend to prepare to perform in “Voices of Survival” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Richmond CenterStage’s Carpenter Theatre.

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Bunny snares professor, student

Bunny snares professor, student

| January 19, 2015

“I confess that hieroglyphic had me at the bunny,” Eric Casey once said to explain his attraction to Middle Egyptian.

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Vixen soccer welcomes new head coach

Vixen soccer welcomes new head coach

| January 16, 2015

Former assistant coach Eric Struble has been named interim head soccer coach at Sweet Briar College, replacing Kevin Fabulich.

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Lots of media in the mix at faculty art show

Lots of media in the mix at faculty art show

| January 15, 2015

Shadow boxes, mixed-media dolls, hanging clay pieces and ethereal drawings inspired by dreams are just some of the artworks visitors can expect at a new exhibition at Sweet Briar College.

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The many reinventions of Jan Jones ’69

The many reinventions of Jan Jones ’69

| January 14, 2015

If you had told Joan “Jan” Sheets Jones ’69 eight months ago that she would be ringing in 2015 as a resident of Sweet Briar House, she would have thought you were out of your mind. But then Jan went to her 45th Reunion.

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Conservationists’ petition to protect monarch considered

Conservationists’ petition to protect monarch considered

| January 6, 2015

Last August, research professor of biology Lincoln Brower joined other conservationists to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect monarch butterflies under the Endangered Species Act. On Dec. 29, the federal agency announced it will review the monarch’s status.

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