Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Monarch expert wants to keep the record straight

Monarch expert wants to keep the record straight

| January 31, 2014

Lincoln Brower wants to be absolutely clear about the No. 1 threat to the annual migration of monarch butterflies.

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Archaeology talk focuses on region of  Turkey during Bronze Age

Archaeology talk focuses on region of Turkey during Bronze Age

| January 29, 2014

Christopher Roosevelt is unable to present the AIA lecture due to weather in the Boston area. In his place, Michael H. Laughy Jr., assistant professor of classics at Washington and Lee University, will present “The End of Ancient Athens: The Archaeology and History of the Athenian Twilight” at 6 p.m. Feb. 5.

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Sweet Briar professor wins highest state honor

Sweet Briar professor wins highest state honor

| January 23, 2014

Sweet Briar professor of mathematical sciences Raina Robeva is one of 12 recipients of a 2014 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

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Virginia private colleges announce sustainability initiative

| January 23, 2014

Sweet Briar College is one of five private Virginia colleges partnering with Collegiate Clean Energy to convert methane emissions from landfills into environmentally friendly energy for their institutions.

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Biltmore weekend more than estate tour

Biltmore weekend more than estate tour

| January 22, 2014

Tom O’Halloran, assistant professor of environmental science, will give a lecture titled “The Mystery of Mountain Haze” during an Alumnae Association-sponsored trip to the Biltmore in Asheville, N.C.

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Alumna grabs chance to underwrite history

Alumna grabs chance to underwrite history

| January 22, 2014

Carolyn Clarke’s love for history didn’t originate at Sweet Briar, but it took root and grew during her two years at the College.

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Maker of ‘Gasland’ to present Waxter Forum

Maker of ‘Gasland’ to present Waxter Forum

| January 17, 2014

Sweet Briar College will host Josh Fox, maker of the documentary films “Gasland” and “Gasland Part II,” as the 2014 Julia B. Waxter Environmental Forum speaker.

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Fringe Festival is back

Fringe Festival is back

| January 13, 2014

The wait is over for art lovers who dig the weird, zany, serious, funny, good, bad and downright ugly, all wrapped into one. Sweet Briar’s biennial Fringe Festival is back.

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Bringing some calm to the FAFSA Frenzy

| January 3, 2014

Sweet Briar College will host a workshop on Jan. 25 to guide local high school students and their families through the federal financial aid application process.

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Lee Piepho, longtime English professor, dies

Lee Piepho, longtime English professor, dies

| December 20, 2013

Sweet Briar College is mourning the loss of a beloved community member, Edward Lee Piepho, who died Dec. 18, 2013, at his home. He was 71.

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