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Arts boom as UVa’s Young Writers take residence

Arts boom as UVa’s Young Writers take residence

| June 14, 2013

Sweet Briar College will welcome back the University of Virginia’s renowned Young Writers Workshop for its second year in residence on campus this summer.

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BLUR summer camp opens June 16

BLUR summer camp opens June 16

| June 7, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s third annual Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists will be held June 16 through July 7 on its campus. This year, the camp has added music and technical theater to its repertoire of theater, creative writing and visual arts.

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Griffith named Mullin Scholar

Griffith named Mullin Scholar

| June 4, 2013

The Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California has selected Sweet Briar assistant professor of English David Griffith as a Generations in Dialogue, or GID, scholar. He is one of six young academics chosen from among 121 applicants.

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Award-winning book features SBC professor

Award-winning book features SBC professor

| May 22, 2013

An essay by Sweet Briar College assistant professor of creative writing Dave Griffith is included in the award-winning book “That Mad Game. Growing Up in a War Zone: An Anthology of Essays from Around the Globe.”

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Endstation premieres original play ‘In Sweet Remembrance’

Endstation premieres original play ‘In Sweet Remembrance’

| March 15, 2013

Endstation Theatre Company and Sweet Briar College will host a reading of “In Sweet Remembrance” by playwright Tearrance A. Chisholm at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in Pannell Gallery. A reception follows the event, which is free and open to the public.

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Sweet Briar Creative Writing Conference kicks off March 21

Sweet Briar Creative Writing Conference kicks off March 21

| March 14, 2013

Participants are in for a special treat as Sweet Briar College hosts its fifth annual Creative Writing Conference for undergraduate students, March 21-24. The conference coincides with the College’s Julia B. Waxter Environmental Forum, which will host a reading and conversation with bestselling novelist Barbara Kingsolver Thursday night.

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BLUR adds music and technical theater

BLUR adds music and technical theater

| February 6, 2013

Sweet Briar College is taking applications for the third annual Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, known as BLUR, which will be held June 16 through July 7 on its campus. For the first time, the camp will offer music and technical theater, in addition to theater, creative writing and visual arts.

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Award-winning author shares ‘Binocular Vision’

Award-winning author shares ‘Binocular Vision’

| February 6, 2013

Acclaimed short story writer Edith Pearlman will read from her latest book, “Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories,” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Pannell Gallery at Sweet Briar College.

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Science too cool not to share

Science too cool not to share

| December 7, 2012

Have you ever wondered where the bubbles in your pancakes come from? Or what makes apple cider go “bad”? Answers to these and other fun science questions can be found on Ashley Baker’s blog “Chemistry for Everyone.”

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College recognizes faculty accomplishments

College recognizes faculty accomplishments

| November 15, 2012

Sweet Briar professors are often praised for their excellence in teaching, but their commitment goes well beyond the classroom: They are also fully engaged in their disciplines as researchers, writers and artists.

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