Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Sweet Briar singers to join Holocaust commemoration

| January 20, 2015

Sweet Briar choir director Marcia Thom Kaley will accompany 28 choral students to Richmond this weekend to prepare to perform in “Voices of Survival” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Richmond CenterStage’s Carpenter Theatre.

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Bunny snares professor, student

Bunny snares professor, student

| January 19, 2015

“I confess that hieroglyphic had me at the bunny,” Eric Casey once said to explain his attraction to Middle Egyptian.

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Conservationists’ petition to protect monarch considered

Conservationists’ petition to protect monarch considered

| January 6, 2015

Last August, research professor of biology Lincoln Brower joined other conservationists to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect monarch butterflies under the Endangered Species Act. On Dec. 29, the federal agency announced it will review the monarch’s status.

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Coach Boylan recognized for outreach

Coach Boylan recognized for outreach

| December 9, 2014

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and U.S. Tennis Association have presented Sweet Briar head tennis coach and interim athletic director Teresa Boylan with the 2014 USTA/ITA Mid-Atlantic Campus & Community Outreach Award.

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Vespers strikes traditional note; ‘Holiday Pops’ sets festive mood

Vespers strikes traditional note; ‘Holiday Pops’ sets festive mood

| December 1, 2014

Sweet Briar College will hold its annual Vespers service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in Memorial Chapel, preceded by a Holiday Pops Concert at 6 p.m. in the chapel. Both are open to the public and admission is free.

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Annual student tradition celebrates the season

Annual student tradition celebrates the season

| December 1, 2014

Sweet Briar students will gather for the College’s Christmas Tree Lighting and caroling at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, on the quad in front of Memorial Chapel.

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Lecturer to talk about ‘Dave the Potter’ project

Lecturer to talk about ‘Dave the Potter’ project

| November 25, 2014

Lynnette Overby, a professor of theater and dance at the University of Delaware, will present a talk about her multidisciplinary work “Dave the Potter” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Pannell Gallery. Her lecture is free and open to the public.

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Vixens lead pack in IHSA standings

Vixens lead pack in IHSA standings

| November 19, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team has an eight-point lead in the IHSA’s Zone 4, Region 2 standings following this weekend’s home show.

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Former professor David Johnson dies at 81

| November 19, 2014

The Sweet Briar community was saddened to learn of the death of David A. Johnson, professor of psychology emeritus, on Nov. 12, 2014.

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Girls on the Run cap weeks of training

Girls on the Run cap weeks of training

| November 19, 2014

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia returns to Sweet Briar College Saturday, Nov. 22, for one of two Celebration 5K races held each year on campus.

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