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Sweet Briar Honors Fellows have Work Cut Out for Summer

| April 22, 2008

The Sweet Briar College Honors Committee has awarded Honors Summer Research Program fellowships to 11 students for the summer of 2008. The competitive program provides fellowships to a select group of students each year to support independent research projects.

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2008 Presidential Medal(s) Conferred at Academic Recognition Dinner

| March 20, 2008

Prothro’s main dining hall bustled Wednesday evening as students, faculty and staff gathered to find out who would be bestowed the highest all-around honor a student can receive at Sweet Briar. As occasionally happens, two Presidential Medals were conferred this year.

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Honors Lecturer Addresses Meaning in a Material World, Feb. 21 at Sweet Briar

| February 15, 2008

Owen Flanagan, James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy at Duke University, will be Sweet Briar College’s Honors Colloquia guest lecturer for the spring semester. He will present “The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 in the Boxwood Room at the Elston Inn & Conference Center.

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Dean Green Kicks Off Honors Colloquia

| September 4, 2007

Jonathan Green, dean of the College, will present the year’s first Honors Colloquium at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Honors Center. He will introduce the series with a presentation titled “Conducting: The Ultimate Mind-Body Experience.”

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