Author Archive: Janika Carey

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Fact and fiction collide in professor’s debut novel

Fact and fiction collide in professor’s debut novel

| December 18, 2014

Seth Clabough wasn’t thrilled when he realized the hero of his novel was completely obsessed with quantum physics. It meant he had to do a bunch of research.

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New program roots students in Sweet Briar history

New program roots students in Sweet Briar history

| December 12, 2014

When the first 51 women enrolled in Sweet Briar Institute in 1906, they were making history — in more than one way. At the time, most women didn’t go to college, especially not in the South. More than a century later, first-year students at Sweet Briar College are still doing their own thing: they’re among just two percent nationwide who chose to go to a women’s college in 2014.

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Student-faculty duo publishes paper in national geophysics journal

Student-faculty duo publishes paper in national geophysics journal

| December 4, 2014

Senior Verena Joerger is a co-author of a paper published in an American Geophysical Union journal, along with assistant professor of environmental science Tom O’Halloran, who spearheaded the project.

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Sweet Briar holds vigil to Help Save the Next Girl

Sweet Briar holds vigil to Help Save the Next Girl

| November 17, 2014

Sweet Briar’s chapter of Help Save the Next Girl will hold a candlelight vigil in honor of the women in our area who have been abducted and murdered. The event will take place at 7 tonight in Memorial Chapel.

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College celebrates ‘culmination of a dream’

College celebrates ‘culmination of a dream’

| November 10, 2014

After two years of construction to renovate and expand its historic Mary Helen Cochran Library, Sweet Briar College celebrated the completion of the project on Friday.

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Retired English professor dies

Retired English professor dies

| November 9, 2014

Sweet Briar College mourns the loss of professor emeritus of English Ross Hutcheson Dabney, who died Nov. 1, 2014, in Easton, Md.

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Land Atmosphere Research Station opens at Sweet Briar

| November 6, 2014

Senior Verena Joerger’s Honors Summer Research Project was hands on in a very dizzying sense. The results of her work with assistant professor Tom O’Halloran will lead to exciting research opportunities for future environmental science students.

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Sweet Briar students host chili tasting to benefit Humane Society

Sweet Briar students host chili tasting to benefit Humane Society

| November 3, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Business Seminar I students will host “Taste for Adoption,” a chili tasting-event to support the Humane Society of Amherst County, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Elston Inn Conference Center on campus.

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Senior-directed plays kick off Nov. 7 at Sweet Briar

Senior-directed plays kick off Nov. 7 at Sweet Briar

| October 31, 2014

Three theater majors will stage their senior projects at Sweet Briar this semester, beginning with “The Sneeze” on Nov. 7 and 8, followed by “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf” on Nov. 8 and 9, and “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” Dec. 5 and 6.

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Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

| October 29, 2014

Sweet Briar College will hold a dedication ceremony celebrating the expansion and renovation of its historic Mary Helen Cochran Library at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the library’s brand-new Rowe Periodical Gallery.

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