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Sigma Delta Pi welcomes five new members

Sigma Delta Pi welcomes five new members

| April 11, 2014

Rho Omega, the Sweet Briar College chapter of Sigma Delta Pi National Honor Society, initiated five new student members at a ceremony on April 9 in the Garden Cottage on the Sweet Briar campus.

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Honors student shares love of music

Honors student shares love of music

| April 3, 2013

A Joo Kim will present her senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in Babcock 127, along with music professor Rebecca McCord.

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Sophomore scholarship leads to Costa Rica

Sophomore scholarship leads to Costa Rica

| February 11, 2013

One of the great things about attending a liberal arts college is that you don’t have to have your whole life figured out by the time you’re 18. Or 19. At Sweet Briar, the Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship helps sophomores explore their particular academic interests for an entire year.

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Sweet Briar alumna studies chocolate

Sweet Briar alumna studies chocolate

| September 27, 2012

Alexandra Gold DiFeleceantonio ’08 is the lead author behind a recent study that explains why we can’t stop eating chocolate — among other things. The study, undertaken by scientists from the University of Michigan, was published in the journal Current Biology and is featured in an article in the Smithsonian’s online magazine and at scientificamerican.com.

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Sigma Delta Pi Welcomes Seven New Members

Sigma Delta Pi Welcomes Seven New Members

| April 3, 2012

On March 28, 2012, seven Sweet Briar students were inducted into Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, in the Browsing Room of Cochran Library. The largest foreign-language honor society in existence, Sigma Delta Pi was established on Nov. 14, 1919, at the University of California Berkeley. Sigma Delta Pi is devoted exclusively [...]

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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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Students Inducted into Spanish Honor Society

| April 7, 2009

Sweet Briar students Allison Garrison ’10, of Shipman, Va., and Emily Serba ’09, of Waynesboro, Va., were recently inducted into the Rho Omega Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

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Olivera’s Latest Book Deals with Tragedy

| February 2, 2009

The sixth book of poetry by Sonia Mereles Olivera, assistant professor of Spanish and Latin American studies at Sweet Briar College, deals with a subject close to her heart: a national tragedy in her home country of Paraguay. “They Locked the Doors! Narremas of the Ycua Bolaños Tragedy” tells the story of an August 2004 supermarket fire that killed hundreds in Paraguay. Many of the victims were children, and the store’s owners ordered that the doors be locked, fearing customers would flee with merchandise they hadn’t paid for.

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Spanish author at Sweet Briar Oct. 16

Spanish author at Sweet Briar Oct. 16

| October 10, 2008

Sweet Briar College’s International Writers Series continues Thursday, Oct. 16 with Spanish writer Luis Goytisolo. Goytisolo will lecture and read from his work at 7:30 p.m. in the Browsing Room of Sweet Briar’s Cochran Library. The lecture and reading will be in Spanish. Admission is free.

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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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