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Honors Summer Research fellows announced

| May 15, 2013

Eleven Sweet Briar students have been awarded Honors Summer Research Fellowships for 2013. Among them are rising juniors Ashley Baker, Fumin Li, Dolores Gallagher, Moriah Donaldson and Amy Kvien; rising seniors Kaitlyn Cartwright, Rebecca Dalley, Anna Donko, Katlyn Fleming and Lilian Tauber; and soon-to-be graduate Jennifer Gray.

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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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Sophomore scholarship leads to Costa Rica

Sophomore scholarship leads to Costa Rica

| February 11, 2013

One of the great things about attending a liberal arts college is that you don’t have to have your whole life figured out by the time you’re 18. Or 19. At Sweet Briar, the Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship helps sophomores explore their particular academic interests for an entire year.

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Professor maps NYC landscape for honors course

Professor maps NYC landscape for honors course

| January 11, 2013

Cheryl Mares, Sara Shallenberger Brown Professor of English, spent the past week in New York City to prepare for a special honors class this spring.

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Student Researchers Study Shakespeare, Other Diverse Topics

| May 23, 2008

If you ask Sweet Briar College student Liz Zuckerman about her plans for the summer, she’ll say they firmly entrench her in the “geek” category. In addition to playing Benvolio in the Endstation Theatre Company production of “Romeo and Juliet” in July, Zuckerman will be writing a novel from the point of view of Ophelia, the heroine of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” for the 2008 Honors Summer Research Program.

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Sweet Briar Honors Committee awards 2008-2009 Honors Scholarships

| April 30, 2008

The Honors Committee has selected the Honors Scholarship recipients for the 2008-2009 academic year.

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Classics Major Wins Big at Conference

Classics Major Wins Big at Conference

| April 22, 2008

A paper by Sweet Briar College student Emma Meador ’09 received top honors at the Seventh Annual Undergraduate Classics Conference held March 28-29 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

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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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