Sweet Briar College students Sarah Strapp and Laura Dietrich were recognized recently as winners of the College’s annual Nicole Basbanes Student Book Collecting Contest.
At 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, Sweet Briar College’s naturalist-in-residence, Mike Hayslett will present, “Mountaintop Summer: Adventures on the Appalachian Trail.”
Sweet Briar’s math sciences department is hosting a lecture by Brett Tyler of the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 6 in Guion Room 202.
Like an exercise in free association, the conversation at table 17 during Sweet Briar’s Academic Recognition Dinner in Prothro on March 25 ping-ponged every which way.
Margo Carlock, executive director of the Virginia Association of Museums, will be the guest speaker at the annual joint meeting of Sweet Briar College’s Friends of Art and Friends of the Library.Carlock will present “Museums as Community Spaces” at 8 p.m. Friday, March 27 in the Wailes Lounge at the College’s Elston Inn & Conference Center.
Art historian Christopher Witcombe will speak about his new book, “Print Publishing in Sixteenth Century Rome: Growth and Expansion, Rivalry and Murder,” at 3 p.m. Friday, March 27 in the Browsing Room of Sweet Briar College’s Mary Helen Cochran Library.
Rebecca Adams of Amherst and formerly of Leesburg, Va., has been named this year’s James Lewis Howe Award recipient at Sweet Briar College. Adams will graduate in May with Bachelor of Science degrees in chemistry and mathematics.