Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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James F. Jones Jr. named interim president

James F. Jones Jr. named interim president

| June 30, 2014

James F. Jones Jr., retiring president of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, has been named the interim president of Sweet Briar College.

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Professor lands third Fulbright

Professor lands third Fulbright

| June 4, 2014

Professor of anthropology Deborah Durham has received three awards to support her work while she is on sabbatical next year.

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Tusculum to be rebuilt in Amherst County

Tusculum to be rebuilt in Amherst County

| May 30, 2014

Tusculum, the 18th-century home of Sweet Briar founder Indiana Fletcher Williams’ mother, Maria Crawford, will be rebuilt in Amherst County.

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Clabough crosses borders and boundaries at ELINAS

Clabough crosses borders and boundaries at ELINAS

| May 27, 2014

Seth Clabough, director of Sweet Briar’s Academic Resource Center and an assistant professor of English, will travel to Nuremberg, Germany, in May to present his paper “Quantum Novels: Theoretical Physics and the Art of Writing” at a first-of-its-kind conference.

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MDRT to sponsor engineering students’ travel to Brazil

MDRT to sponsor engineering students’ travel to Brazil

| May 26, 2014

The Million Dollar Round Table Foundation has awarded $10,000 through its Worldwide Grant Program to Sweet Briar College to support engineering’s Technology and Society in Brazil projects.

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Alumna finds the perfect match

Alumna finds the perfect match

| May 16, 2014

Before Chasity Clarke Miller ’04 even graduated from Sweet Briar with a degree in art history, she knew she wanted to give back to a college that had given her so much.

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2013 Distinguished Alumna known as problem solver with light touch

2013 Distinguished Alumna known as problem solver with light touch

| May 14, 2014

Michela English ’71 accepted Sweet Briar’s 2013 Distinguished Alumna Award the way her friends and colleagues would expect — with her usual grace and good humor.

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Seniors cap riding careers at IHSA nationals

Seniors cap riding careers at IHSA nationals

| May 9, 2014

Three seniors qualified for the IHSA National Championships — and placed in their classes.

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2014 awards announced, academic honors feted

2014 awards announced, academic honors feted

| May 7, 2014

Bedecked in graduation gowns and academic regalia, seniors, faculty and staff filed into Murchison Lane Auditorium Tuesday afternoon, some swaying to the percussive beats and lilting voices of Sweet Briar’s concert choir performing Carly Simon’s “Let the River Run.”

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2014 first-year chemistry award announced

2014 first-year chemistry award announced

| May 1, 2014

Noell Cosby is this year’s top first-year chemistry student, earning her the honor of being the inaugural recipient of the Piepho Award for First-year Excellence in Chemistry.

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