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’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

| April 15, 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Sweet Briar graduate Verda M. Andrews Colvin ’87 to a Superior Court judgeship in the Macon Judicial Circuit.

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Once a Junior Year girl …

Once a Junior Year girl …

| August 15, 2013

About a year ago, Mary Morris Gamble Booth ’50 made her biggest one-time contribution to Sweet Briar in 60 years of annual giving.

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‘Scholarship kid’ gives back

‘Scholarship kid’ gives back

| July 16, 2013

When you’re as busy as Stephanie Berger ’91, the best time to talk to anyone might be in the car. We caught up with her over the phone as she was navigating traffic en route to her Washington, D.C., office — the Hirschberg part of her company, Berger Hirschberg Strategies.

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Sweet Briar hosts talk on North Korea

Sweet Briar hosts talk on North Korea

| April 18, 2013

“What does North Korea want?” has become one of the most discussed questions across news networks worldwide. Kathryn Weathersby will attempt to answer it in her lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Tyson Auditorium at Sweet Briar College.

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C-SPAN Bus visits Sweet Briar

C-SPAN Bus visits Sweet Briar

| February 18, 2013

Sweet Briar students and the community will have the opportunity to learn about C-SPAN’s programs and resources from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, by stepping aboard the C-SPAN Bus.

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Great Decisions lineup features Sweet Briar professors

Great Decisions lineup features Sweet Briar professors

| February 1, 2013

Spencer Bakich, assistant professor of international affairs at Sweet Briar College, will kick off the annual Great Decisions Lecture Series at the Lynchburg Public Library. The series is held at 3 p.m. Thursdays beginning Feb. 7 through Feb. 28 in the Community Room. Light refreshments are provided starting at 2:30 p.m. Bakich, who has expertise [...]

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Election night with Steve Bragaw

Election night with Steve Bragaw

| November 5, 2012

Sweet Briar professor of government Steve Bragaw will join anchors Noreen Turyn and Len Stevens for their live election analysis on WSET ABC-13 in Lynchburg. Local coverage begins during the 5 o’clock news on Tuesday, Nov. 6. He will also make an appearance during Monday’s 7:30 p.m. news.

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Nine Honors Summer Research Fellows Named

| May 7, 2012

The Sweet Briar Honors Program has announced the 2012 Honors Summer Research fellows.

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Bragaw Named Carter Glass Professor of Government

Bragaw Named Carter Glass Professor of Government

| August 25, 2011

Professor Stephen Bragaw has been named the Carter Glass Professor of Government at Sweet Briar College. The announcement came during the Opening Convocation of the 2011-2012 academic year on Aug. 24. Appointment to a named chair recognizes outstanding achievement and service to the academic community in teaching and research. Bragaw began teaching at Sweet Briar [...]

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Could Fulbright lay groundwork for peace?

Could Fulbright lay groundwork for peace?

| June 24, 2011

Kathryn Alexander ’11 will make an impact in the world, maybe as an academic, maybe as a peace builder or conflict analyst.

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