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Pannell research shapes up in Burkina Faso

Pannell research shapes up in Burkina Faso

| May 13, 2015

When Holly Rueger’s plane took off for Burkina Faso in January, she had a pretty clear vision of what her Pannell project would look like. She would study nongovernmental organizations in the West African country, find out what makes them successful, and figure out how such aid programs can help — “rather than hinder” — communities.

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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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Youth Dance Recital marks program’s 20th anniversary

Youth Dance Recital marks program’s 20th anniversary

| May 4, 2015

Students from the local community will showcase their choreography in the 20th anniversary Sweet Briar College Community Youth Dance Recital at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Babcock Fine Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Senior stages original work as final project

Senior stages original work as final project

| April 16, 2015

Annabel Wallace ’15 will stage her senior-directed project “Lines” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, in Babcock’s studio theater.

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Sweet Briar and Southern Virginia orchestras join forces

Sweet Briar and Southern Virginia orchestras join forces

| April 13, 2015

Sweet Briar musicians and singers are readying for a series of upcoming performances, including two joint appearances with the orchestra and women’s choir from Southern Virginia University

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Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

| April 10, 2015

Mark Magruder doesn’t want to belabor the likelihood that Sweet Briar College’s 2015 Spring Dance Concert will be its last, but he’s an artist who’s grounded in reality.

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Senior excited to share ‘Sweet Memories’

Senior excited to share ‘Sweet Memories’

| March 26, 2015

Sarah Capen ’15 will present her senior directorial project, “Sweet Memories,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29, in the Babcock studio theater.

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Gager concert celebrates experimental music

Gager concert celebrates experimental music

| March 16, 2015

This month’s Janet Lowrey Gager Community concert at Sweet Briar will star flutist and poet Wayla Chambo, percussionist Peter Soroka and pianist and Sweet Briar College orchestra director Joshua Harris. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 22.

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‘The Learned Ladies’ premieres at Sweet Briar

‘The Learned Ladies’ premieres at Sweet Briar

| February 19, 2015

Sweet Briar Theatre will present Molière’s “The Learned Ladies” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, through Saturday, Feb. 28, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Senior Dance Concert set for Feb. 20, 21

Senior Dance Concert set for Feb. 20, 21

| February 13, 2015

After living and breathing dance for the past four years, three Sweet Briar seniors will share the results of their hard work in a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, and Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Upper Dance Studio in the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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