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RuneS project features 2012 grad

RuneS project features 2012 grad

| July 3, 2014

Holley Ledbetter ’12 arrived in Germany three weeks ago — just in time for the soccer country’s quadrennial immersion in World Cup mania. But hers is a passion of a different sort. A former medieval and Renaissance studies major with a master’s in art history, Ledbetter is investigating ancient runes.

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Science under the sea

Science under the sea

| June 25, 2014

In May, NC State doctoral student Doreen McVeigh ’09 embarked on a multi-week cruise in the Gulf of Mexico. But it wasn’t a tourist trip — in fact, McVeigh spent much of her time 2 miles below the ocean surface inside the manned submarine DSV Alvin.

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Endstation and Sweet Briar celebrate 4th of July

Endstation and Sweet Briar celebrate 4th of July

| June 17, 2014

Sweet Briar College and Endstation Theatre Company will present a special 4th of July celebration at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 4, in front of Benedict Hall.

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Bleeding pink and green

Bleeding pink and green

| June 13, 2014

Debra Elkins ’93 has built an impressive career since graduating from Sweet Briar more than 20 years ago. In our Q&A, she talks about why the College is so important to her, and what it takes to find a fulfilling job.

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Bakich publishes book on ‘limited war’

Bakich publishes book on ‘limited war’

| May 28, 2014

Sweet Briar associate professor of international affairs Spencer Bakich’s new book, “Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars,” is now available through the University of Chicago Press.

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2014 graduates charged to ‘commit to excellence’

2014 graduates charged to ‘commit to excellence’

| May 17, 2014

A chilly breeze welcomed Sweet Briar’s 123 undergraduate and seven master’s candidates as they marched into the quad on Saturday, May 17, led by the Albemarle Pipes and Drums Band.

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2014 Honors Summer Research fellows announced

2014 Honors Summer Research fellows announced

| May 15, 2014

Sweet Briar College has announced the recipients of this year’s Honors Summer Research Program fellowships. Between May 26 and July 18, 10 students and 12 professors will collaborate on topics ranging from atmospheric aerosols to teaching Shakespeare in high school to feminist identity and third-wave feminism, among others.

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College’s highest honor goes to Beall

College’s highest honor goes to Beall

| May 7, 2014

For many, it didn’t come as a surprise when the Presidential Medalist was announced at yesterday’s Awards Convocation. After all, Spencer Beall has been making a name for herself practically from the minute she stepped foot on campus four years ago.

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German Honors Society welcomes new members

German Honors Society welcomes new members

| May 6, 2014

On Monday, May 5, Sweet Briar College’s Lambda Eta Chapter of the Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society initiated two new members.

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Art history professor invited to Kress Summer Institute

Art history professor invited to Kress Summer Institute

| May 5, 2014

Sweet Briar associate professor of art history Tracy Hamilton is one of 16 fellows selected to participate in the first Kress Summer Institute on Digital Mapping & Art History, which takes place Aug. 3-15 at Middlebury College.

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