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Faculty appointment strengthens economics program

Faculty appointment strengthens economics program

| August 12, 2015

As Sweet Briar College prepares to welcome new and returning students this month, academic departments have been assessing ways to strengthen their curricula.

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Reuben George Miller, longtime economics professor, dies

Reuben George Miller, longtime economics professor, dies

| January 20, 2014

Reuben George Miller, former professor of economics at Sweet Briar College, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, from heart- and lung complications.

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Hunting for data

Hunting for data

| September 26, 2012

It’s not uncommon for the work of Sweet Briar researchers to impact audiences far from home. Rob Alexander, professor of economics and environmental studies, hopes folks in South Africa are paying attention to his latest research.

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Sweet Briar Economics Department Makes the Grade

| January 3, 2008

Gene Gotwalt anticipated his ECON 101 students would show better-than-average improvement on the Test of Understanding of College Economics at the completion of the fall semester. But the bump from the 52nd to 82nd national percentile in their pre- and post-course scores turned the assistant professor’s expectant satisfaction into hard-to-suppress delight.

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