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Delta Phi Alpha inducts two new members

Delta Phi Alpha inducts two new members

| May 13, 2013

On Tuesday, May 7, Sweet Briar College’s Lambda Eta Chapter of the Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society initiated two new members. The ceremony took place during a dinner at Main Street Eatery in Lynchburg.

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College recognizes faculty accomplishments

College recognizes faculty accomplishments

| November 15, 2012

Sweet Briar professors are often praised for their excellence in teaching, but their commitment goes well beyond the classroom: They are also fully engaged in their disciplines as researchers, writers and artists.

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German professor recognized by AATG’s Virginia chapter

German professor recognized by AATG’s Virginia chapter

| November 7, 2012

The Virginia chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German has created the “Ronald Horwege Award of Outstanding Service” in honor of a revered Sweet Briar professor.

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Delta Phi Alpha Initiates Eight Members

Delta Phi Alpha Initiates Eight Members

| May 3, 2012

On Monday, April 30, Sweet Briar College’s Lambda Eta Chapter of the Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society initiated eight new members. The ceremony took place in the Cochran Library Browsing Room.

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Fairy Tale Expert to Speak on Hunger Games

| April 24, 2012

Sweet Briar College will present “From Hunger Narratives to Hunger Games: Fairy-tale Tricksters,” a talk by renowned fairy tale scholar Maria Tatar, at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the Boxwood Room at the Elston Inn Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Sweet Briar’s Lectures and [...]

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‘And Then Mozart Stole It’: André Hartmann Performs the History of Music

‘And Then Mozart Stole It’: André Hartmann Performs the History of Music

| April 6, 2012

Before his show Wednesday night at Sweet Briar, German cabaret artist André Hartmann greets each attendee individually. Having performed in front of 200 people in Washington, D.C., the day before, the 35-year-old Bavarian clearly appreciates the College’s intimacy. “The sense of community here is wonderful,” he says, and he’s not just talking about Sweet Briar. [...]

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German Cabaret Artist Performs at Sweet Briar

German Cabaret Artist Performs at Sweet Briar

| March 28, 2012

André Hartmann, a cabaret artist and musician from Starnberg, Germany, will present a musical cabaret program at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College. Hartmann was born in 1976 in Starnberg and studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. A high school music teacher in Bavaria, he [...]

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Bradt Fund Engages JYF Community Through Distinguished Speaker Series

| February 23, 2011

Sweet Briar’s Junior Year in France will host the inaugural Patricia Nichols Lectureship in French Arts and Literature with guest speaker Philippe Labro on March 15 in Paris. Labro is a distinguished novelist, journalist, film director and television executive. Labro attended Washington and Lee University in the 1950s when he was 18 and wrote a [...]

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Olivera’s fifth book published

Olivera’s fifth book published

| August 22, 2008

A book of poetry by Sonia Mereles Olivera, assistant professor of Spanish and Latin American studies at Sweet Briar College, was published in July by Amambay Editorial, a publishing house in Paraguay.

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