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’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

| April 15, 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Sweet Briar graduate Verda M. Andrews Colvin ’87 to a Superior Court judgeship in the Macon Judicial Circuit.

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Professor emerita Maxine Garner dies at age 93

Professor emerita Maxine Garner dies at age 93

| March 21, 2013

Sweet Briar professor emerita Maxine Garner died Friday, March 8, 2013, in her native Liberty, N.C.

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Mumbai filmmaker to show documentary at Sweet Briar

Mumbai filmmaker to show documentary at Sweet Briar

| March 12, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host a screening of the 2012 Indian documentary “In God’s Land” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in Tyson Auditorium. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with the director, Pankaj Rishi Kumar.

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Goulde to Lecture on Korean Art at LC

Goulde to Lecture on Korean Art at LC

| January 18, 2012

John Goulde, professor of religion and director of Sweet Briar’s Asian studies program, will present a lecture at Lynchburg College’s Daura Gallery at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22. Goulde will present “21st-Century Korean Art: Abstract/Emotive/Textured/ Global,” in conjunction with an installation by Korean-based artist Kwang-Young Chun, on display in the gallery through March 6. Chun’s [...]

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Professor Breaks Down End Times Predictions

| May 13, 2011

As Judgment Day looms, professor of religion Cathy Gutierrez found herself being asked to explain just why it is that some people believe the Rapture is coming on May 21. She made two radio appearances on the same day to discuss the topic, including a nationally broadcast story on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” [...]

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Noted Religious Studies Scholar to Speak at Sweet Briar Feb. 7

Noted Religious Studies Scholar to Speak at Sweet Briar Feb. 7

| February 4, 2008

David Frankfurter, professor of history and religious studies at the University of New Hampshire, will lecture on “Imagining Evil Conspiracy: Terror, Fascination and Prurience from Early Christian Cannibalism to Satanic Ritual Abuse,” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in Pannell Gallery at Sweet Briar College.

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