Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Beloved library supervisor dies

Beloved library supervisor dies

| October 31, 2014

The Sweet Briar community said goodbye this week to Thelma Banks Jordan, the College’s longtime interlibrary loan supervisor, who passed away on Friday, Oct. 24.

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Webcam captures nature at work

Webcam captures nature at work

| October 22, 2014

Students in Tom O’Halloran’s Advanced Lab in Environmental Science class helped him set up a webcam on the weather tower to track phenology, which is the timing of ecological events.

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One million reasons to say thank you

One million reasons to say thank you

| October 15, 2014

Sweet Briar College has one million reasons to say thank you to the Class of 1964. Well, technically, it has $1,039,164.64 worth of reasons to be grateful.

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Undergrad research shines at MARCUS

Undergrad research shines at MARCUS

| October 14, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Honors Program held its 16th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship, known as MARCUS, on Saturday, Oct. 11.

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‘Deo’ calls students to action

‘Deo’ calls students to action

| October 13, 2014

Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza told his listeners in Memorial Chapel Sunday night that turning his back on a problem was something he simply couldn’t do.

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College hosts health advocate, genocide survivor

College hosts health advocate, genocide survivor

| October 9, 2014

Sweet Briar College will present a lecture by Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free and open to the public.

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IHSA team claims championship in first show

| October 2, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team competed against 10 IHSA regional rivals at a weekend show hosted by Lynchburg and Randolph colleges and came away champions. It was the first IHSA show of the year.

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Sweet Briar Theatre presents  ‘Nine’

Sweet Briar Theatre presents ‘Nine’

| September 30, 2014

Sweet Briar Theatre’s fall production “Nine” opens Thursday, Oct. 16, for four shows in Murchison Lane Auditorium at the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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2014-2015 IHSA team ready to ride

2014-2015 IHSA team ready to ride

| September 29, 2014

Twenty-one riders have been named to Sweet Briar’s 2014-2015 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team following a two-day tryout at Rogers Riding Center.

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Gallery receives grant to conserve Soviet posters

Gallery receives grant to conserve Soviet posters

| September 26, 2014

Over the coming year, a grouping of Soviet propaganda posters in Sweet Briar College’s permanent collection will be brought from the obscurity of storage into the light where scholars, students and art patrons can learn from and enjoy them.

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