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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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Steve Wassell Makes List of ‘300 Best Professors’

Steve Wassell Makes List of ‘300 Best Professors’

| April 5, 2012

Sweet Briar College professor of mathematics Steve Wassell is one of the country’s best undergraduate teachers according to The Princeton Review. Wassell is profiled in the Review’s new book, “The Best 300 Professors,” published April 3. The Princeton Review, known for its student survey-based college rankings and annual “Best Colleges” guide, teamed up with RateMyProfessors.com [...]

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Sweet Briar Professors’ Biomathematics Paper Stands Out

| February 7, 2011

A paper co-written by biology professor Robin Davies and mathematical sciences professor Raina Robeva has been selected for inclusion in the “Highlights of 2010” issue of CBE-Life Sciences Education. Robeva and Davies wrote the paper, “Mathematical Biology Modules Based on Modern Molecular Biology and Modern Discrete Mathematics,” with co-authors Terrell Hodge, formerly of Sweet Briar [...]

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Faculty Publications

| October 29, 2010

Rob Granger Linus Books recently released two textbooks by professor of chemistry Rob Granger, entitled “Chemistry: A Decidedly Pre- Organic Approach” and “Chemistry: An Introduction to Advanced Topics.” The set is designed for an emerging curricular trend in college chemistry, which splits the general chemistry curriculum in two with organic chemistry sandwiched in between. The [...]

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