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AREVA renews support for Explore Engineering

AREVA renews support for Explore Engineering

| March 25, 2014

AREVA Inc. will sponsor the 2014-2015 Explore Engineering program at Sweet Briar College with a gift of $15,000. This is the second consecutive year the company has supported the program as part of its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education outreach.

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Pieces of Virginia history made here

Pieces of Virginia history made here

| March 1, 2014

David Givens’ fingers worked carefully at the object in his hands, attempting to separate one kind of plastic stuck to another.

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Mr. Milton’s arms

Mr. Milton’s arms

| November 15, 2013

Something about the guy with no arms and no legs but an indefatigable smile compels Scott Pierce.

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Undergraduate scholars gather at MARCUS

Undergraduate scholars gather at MARCUS

| October 15, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Honors Program hosted its 15th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship, known as MARCUS, on Saturday, Oct. 12.

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Young engineers build skills at AREVA camp

Young engineers build skills at AREVA camp

| July 29, 2013

Last week, high school students in Sweet Briar’s Summer 2013 AREVA Explore Engineering camp huddled around their blue and pink kiddie pools in Guion, but their work wasn’t exactly child’s play.

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Working together to aid others

Working together to aid others

| July 15, 2013

Sweet Briar and St. Ambrose University engineering students teamed up to develop assistive tools for disabled people, both in their home communities and in Ilhéus, Brazil.

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Engineering camp draws high school girls to Sweet Briar

Engineering camp draws high school girls to Sweet Briar

| July 15, 2013

More than 20 high school girls from across the country will flock to Sweet Briar College next week for its 2013 “AREVA Summer Explore Engineering” program, which takes place July 21-26.

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Changing the field, changing the world

Changing the field, changing the world

| March 18, 2013

Picture an engineer. Do you see a guy wearing a hardhat and a tie? If you look at the list of graduates from Sweet Briar’s Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program, you will find quite a different picture.

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AREVA sponsors Sweet Briar’s Explore Engineering program

AREVA sponsors Sweet Briar’s Explore Engineering program

| February 4, 2013

AREVA Inc. has given $35,000 to be the title sponsor of the AREVA Explore Engineering program at Sweet Briar College in the summer and fall of 2013 and spring of 2014.

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Barta hopes program flips a switch

Barta hopes program flips a switch

| January 24, 2013

Kelsey Barta, a sophomore engineering student at Sweet Briar, will host about 20 area sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade girls for an after-school “Engineering for Girls” event Thursday, Jan. 31 at Guion Science Center.

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