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Consistency Keeps SBC Riders Close in ANRC Nationals

Consistency Keeps SBC Riders Close in ANRC Nationals

| May 18, 2012

Representing Sweet Briar at the 35th ANRC National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship, senior Lauren Perhala, junior Ali Davidson and sophomore Olivia Smith rode with a consistency that kept them competitive throughout the two-day event. Their fourth-place overall team finish suggests the strength of the field, as they ended the show just a fraction over 10 points [...]

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Dorothy Rouse-Bottom, former newspaper editor, dies

Dorothy Rouse-Bottom, former newspaper editor, dies

| May 1, 2012

Dorothy Rouse-Bottom, Class of 1949, died Oct. 12, 2011, at home in Hampton, Va. She was 83.

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For Girls on the Run, Finishing is the Thing

For Girls on the Run, Finishing is the Thing

| November 21, 2011

Mary Hansen wrapped raw hands around a cup of coffee, grateful for its warmth. Gratitude of another sort caught in her throat as she shouted encouragement to the last runners turning onto Sweet Briar College’s Quad Road. They were in the home stretch of the fall 2011 Girls on the Run of Greater Lynchburg 5K, [...]

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Families of Sweet Briar Unite

| October 5, 2011

Sweet Briar’s combined Homecoming and Families Weekend is right around the corner, but there is still time to register to attend.

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Weather Station Forecast is Excellent

| September 27, 2011

Real-time weather data from the campus of Sweet Briar College will soon be available online, providing a precise picture of weather conditions in the moment. Under gray skies Thursday afternoon, seniors in Tom O’Halloran’s advanced environmental science lab hoisted a roughly 10-foot weather station tower and began installing an array of meteorological instruments. The station [...]

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Teaching in Fiji

Teaching in Fiji

| September 7, 2011

Kelly Mosher says she developed a passion for teaching during high school when she volunteered at a local children’s museum and coached a youth cheerleading squad. Now a senior liberal studies major with a concentration in English and creative writing, she plans to earn her Master of Arts in Teaching from Sweet Briar in 2013. [...]

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Film Series Anchors Marketing Efforts

| September 1, 2011

  Sweet Briar College has just released a third marketing video, “A Leader of Tomorrow,” completing a cycle of films that started in fall 2010. All three may be viewed on the College’s YouTube channel. The series is constructed so that each builds on the last, creating an identifiable trajectory, says President Jo Ellen Parker. [...]

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Professor Breaks Down End Times Predictions

| May 13, 2011

As Judgment Day looms, professor of religion Cathy Gutierrez found herself being asked to explain just why it is that some people believe the Rapture is coming on May 21. She made two radio appearances on the same day to discuss the topic, including a nationally broadcast story on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” [...]

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Biologist Pioneers Use of CREATE’s ‘Time Machine’

Biologist Pioneers Use of CREATE’s ‘Time Machine’

| May 3, 2011

Sweet Briar College’s Janet Steven is enjoying the perks of being a Fine Fellow. First, the fellowship came with equipment and training on the GigaPan system, a pioneering tool that has been making headlines in the scientific community. It combines a robotic camera mount and software that stitches together thousands of photographs taken with an [...]

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Campus Environs Yield Dance Concert Props

Campus Environs Yield Dance Concert Props

| March 31, 2011

  Bamboo harvested from the campus’ deep woods, vocals by women singing medieval texts — oh, and an Astroturf ramp and puffy plastic bags. Such a list can only describe Sweet Briar College’s Spring Dance Concert, which is set for 8 p.m. Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 in Murchison Lane Auditorium. Student choreographers [...]

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