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A Sweet Spirit receives 2015 Presidential Medal

A Sweet Spirit receives 2015 Presidential Medal

| May 7, 2015

Jessica Fortner is the recipient of the 2015 Presidential Medal, the highest honor that Sweet Briar bestows on her students.

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Recalculating route

Recalculating route

| January 26, 2015

Life doesn’t always take us where we think we want to go, but its course has a funny way of self-correcting. We spoke to a few alumnae whose careers took a new or unexpected direction.

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Interim president installed during 109th Opening Convocation

Interim president installed during 109th Opening Convocation

| August 28, 2014

Sweet Briar’s 109th Opening Convocation, the official start of the new academic year, began with the installation of James F. Jones Jr. as the College’s 11th and interim president.

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Robeva accepts SCHEV award

Robeva accepts SCHEV award

| March 4, 2014

Sweet Briar professor of mathematical sciences Raina Robeva recently accepted one of 12 2014 Outstanding Faculty Awards from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. An OFA award is the commonwealth’s highest honor given to faculty at its private and public universities and colleges.

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Sweet Briar professor wins highest state honor

Sweet Briar professor wins highest state honor

| January 23, 2014

Sweet Briar professor of mathematical sciences Raina Robeva is one of 12 recipients of a 2014 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

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’83 alumna elected head of Maryland GOP

’83 alumna elected head of Maryland GOP

| May 9, 2013

Diana Duffy Waterman ’83, first vice chair and interim-chair of the Maryland Republican Party, was elected to fulfill the remainder of former Senator Alex X. Mooney’s term through the 2014 elections.

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Leading the charge in biology’s new frontiers

Leading the charge in biology’s new frontiers

| March 25, 2013

Raina Robeva has always appreciated applied mathematics in biology. It’s what she did when modeling the effects of radiation on cell cultures for her master’s degree at Sofia University in Bulgaria.

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Imagine, innovate, inspire: Leah Busque’s steps to success

Imagine, innovate, inspire: Leah Busque’s steps to success

| March 11, 2013

Whether it’s the life-changing discovery of penicillin or X-rays, or the first chocolate chip cookies, innovation often happens by accident. In Leah Busque’s case, genius struck overnight — a “cold winter night in Boston,” to be exact.

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‘NewsHour’ series features College’s STEM program

‘NewsHour’ series features College’s STEM program

| January 16, 2013

Sweet Briar’s STEM teacher development program is featured in a new online video series produced by PBS’s “NewsHour.”

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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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