Sweet Briar research professor of biology Lincoln Brower will make an appearance on National Public Radio’s “Science Friday” on April 12. The approximately 20-minute interview with correspondent Flora Lichtman is set to begin around 3:35 p.m
Writer Barbara Kingsolver charmed an audience of more than 600 people in Murchison Lane Auditorium Thursday night with the same grace and humor she uses to hook readers. Kingsolver presented Sweet Briar College’s 2013 Julia B. Waxter Environmental Forum, an annual lecture series focusing on environmental concerns.
Sweet Briar research biologist Lincoln Brower’s most recent trip to observe overwintering monarch butterflies in central Mexico included rewarding highs and distressing lows.
It’s the people — classmates and lifelong friends, professors and staff — who keep Katherine Powell Heller ’78 connected to Sweet Briar. But lately the mother of two grown daughters says her thoughts are drawn to her college days for reasons she never expected.
As author Barbara Kingsolver promotes her latest best-seller in interviews around the country, she mentions the help she received from Sweet Briar research professor of biology Lincoln Brower and his wife, Duberg Professor of Ecology Linda Fink.