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Passion for history prompts gift

Passion for history prompts gift

| May 19, 2012

Cynthia Wilson Ottaway ’57 has committed $500,000, to be apportioned over 10 years, to establish the Ottaway Endowed Fund to support the Tusculum Institute. Annual contributions will be split between programming costs and building an endowment to fund Tusculum’s core mission.

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Anthropologist Eric Gable to Speak on ‘Jefferson’s Ardor’

Anthropologist Eric Gable to Speak on ‘Jefferson’s Ardor’

| February 23, 2012

Discussions about race and culture figure prominently on Sweet Briar’s calendar this season — whether it’s “TestingTolerance,” this year’s Honors Program theme, or two women’s “Entangled Lives.” But what was Thomas Jefferson’s take on these issues? Professor of anthropology Eric Gable attempts to answer this question from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the 1948 [...]

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Scholarship Paves Way to Study Turkish

Scholarship Paves Way to Study Turkish

| April 12, 2011

Erin Dalvini of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, a junior anthropology major at Sweet Briar College, has received a Critical Language Scholarship to study in Ankara, Turkey, during the summer of 2011. Dalvini will attend the TÖMER Turkish and Foreign Languages Research and Application Centre at Ankara University. The Critical Language Scholarship Program is administered by the [...]

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VCCA Photographer to Speak Jan. 28

| January 25, 2008

Mel Rosenthal, a photographer and artist-in-residence at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, will speak at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 in Tyson Auditorium at Sweet Briar College.

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SBC Celebrates Virginia Archaeology Month with Lecture, Letterboxing, Rainville to speak at Booker T. Washington National Monument Oct.20

SBC Celebrates Virginia Archaeology Month with Lecture, Letterboxing, Rainville to speak at Booker T. Washington National Monument Oct.20

| September 26, 2007

In October, Sweet Briar College will offer two events in celebration of Virginia Archaeology Month, an annual celebration coordinated by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.

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Rainville Hits the Airwaves Sept. 25

| September 24, 2007

Lynn Rainville, assistant professor of anthropology and archaeology, will be interviewed Tuesday, Sept. 25 on “Charlottesville, … Right Now,” a talk show on WINA Newsradio. The station is located at 1070 AM.

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