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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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SBC career panel includes CIA, homeland security professionals

SBC career panel includes CIA, homeland security professionals

| October 27, 2014

A panel of government service and international affairs professionals will share insights with students and the Sweet Briar community from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Boxwood Room at the Elston Inn Conference Center.

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Grant opens Ways to Wellness

Grant opens Ways to Wellness

| October 23, 2014

Last spring, Sweet Briar College’s counseling area of the Health and Wellness Center received a $2,500 grant from the Stacie Mathewson Foundation and its program Transforming Youth Recovery.

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Comedic dancer Claire Porter returns to Sweet Briar

Comedic dancer Claire Porter returns to Sweet Briar

| October 20, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Babcock Season continues with a performance by dancer, choreographer and teacher Claire Porter, who will present “Job Set” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Murchison Lane Auditorium in the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Choirs take the stage

Choirs take the stage

| October 17, 2014

The Sweet Briar Chamber and Concert choirs, as well as Octavo, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in Memorial Chapel.

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Class of 2017 boasts largest number of Pannell Scholars

Class of 2017 boasts largest number of Pannell Scholars

| October 10, 2014

From studying psychophysics and autism to exploring local, sustainable foods to assessing non-governmental organizations and the importance of dance in Burkina Faso, the list of 2014-15 Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship projects is more diverse than ever before.

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y:1 class delivers food for thought

y:1 class delivers food for thought

| October 8, 2014

First-year students in Cathy Gutierrez’ y:1 class The Raw and the Cooked are in for some special treats this semester. In addition to learning about the history of food through literature, the class also enjoys regular tastings.

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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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