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Artists’ relationships on display at Sweet Briar

Artists’ relationships on display at Sweet Briar

| January 24, 2014

A new exhibition at Sweet Briar College reveals the sometimes hidden connections between visual artists of different cultural backgrounds, genres or eras. In conjunction with the College’s four-day Fringe Festival, an opening reception for “Student, Teacher, Mentor, Friend: The Impact of Artists’ Relationships” takes place at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in Pannell Gallery.

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Reuben George Miller, longtime economics professor, dies

Reuben George Miller, longtime economics professor, dies

| January 20, 2014

Reuben George Miller, former professor of economics at Sweet Briar College, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, from heart- and lung complications.

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Catherine Seaman, retired anthropology professor, dies

Catherine Seaman, retired anthropology professor, dies

| January 17, 2014

Catherine Coleman Seaman, 90, former professor of anthropology at Sweet Briar College, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, after a long illness with Alzheimer’s.

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‘Help Save the Next Girl’ launches at SBC

‘Help Save the Next Girl’ launches at SBC

| January 16, 2014

Sweet Briar College is the first college in the Lynchburg area to launch its own chapter of “Help Save the Next Girl,” an organization founded by Dan and Gil Harrington, parents of murdered Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.

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Sweet Briar presents art by Josef Albers

Sweet Briar presents art by Josef Albers

| January 16, 2014

Original silkscreen prints by German-born artist Josef Albers are at the center of a new exhibition at Sweet Briar College. “The Interaction of Color” opens on Thursday, Jan. 23, in Babcock Gallery and runs through March 2.

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Senior stages female ‘Odd Couple’

Senior stages female ‘Odd Couple’

| November 26, 2013

Sarah Müth ’14 hopes her senior directorial project will deliver a fresh take on a beloved classic. Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple, Female Version” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, in Babcock Studio Theatre at Sweet Briar College.

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2013-14 Pannell Scholars announced

2013-14 Pannell Scholars announced

| November 20, 2013

Eleven students from the Class of 2016 are working on projects funded by the Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship this year.

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Making the most of Sweet Briar

Making the most of Sweet Briar

| November 14, 2013

For Cady Thomas ’98, giving back to her alma mater is a no-brainer. “I want Sweet Briar to remain an option for young women everywhere,” she says.

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A bit of Brazil at SBC concert

A bit of Brazil at SBC concert

| November 5, 2013

Brazilian tunes will heat up this month’s Janet Lowrey Gager Community Concert, which takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College.

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SBC singers to star in Lynchburg opera

| October 30, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Chamber and Concert choirs, as well as its eight-singer group “Octavo,” will be part of Lynchburg’s Opera on the James productions of “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi” by Giacomo Puccini at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at E.C. Glass.

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