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Lee Piepho, longtime English professor, dies

Lee Piepho, longtime English professor, dies

| December 20, 2013

Sweet Briar College is mourning the loss of a beloved community member, Edward Lee Piepho, who died Dec. 18, 2013, at his home. He was 71.

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Students get a glimpse of film history

Students get a glimpse of film history

| October 21, 2013

The lights of the giant chandelier dimmed as the Mighty Wurlitzer’s eerie tremor flooded the hall and the organist at its console rose from beneath the stage. The performance was a special concert for Marcia Robertson and Bradley Reichek’s honors class at Richmond’s Byrd Theatre Friday afternoon.

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A young talent to watch

A young talent to watch

| September 30, 2013

Sweet Briar’s 2013-2014 Writers Series will continue with a reading by Leslie Jamison at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the Browsing Room at Mary Helen Cochran Library.

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Boeschenstein kicks off Writers Series

Boeschenstein kicks off Writers Series

| September 10, 2013

The 2013-2014 Writers Series at Sweet Briar College will open with a reading by visiting assistant professor of creative writing Nell Boeschenstein at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Browsing Room in Mary Helen Cochran Library.

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Scholarship not all work and no swordplay

Scholarship not all work and no swordplay

| July 25, 2013

Sweet Briar’s Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship lets exceptional first-year students spend their sophomore year exploring something that really interests them — something beyond their normal academic responsibilities, just because they want to know about it.

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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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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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