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Vixens finish near top at Hollins IHSA show

Vixens finish near top at Hollins IHSA show

| October 30, 2013

Several Sweet Briar riders finished at or near the top of their classes in Saturday’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association competition at Hollins University.

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Friendly ghost stories at Sweet Briar

Friendly ghost stories at Sweet Briar

| October 23, 2013

Members of the Chung Mungs and Tau Phi will spook listeners with “Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, and Friday, Nov. 1, at Sweet Briar Museum.

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“Sweet Briar is my ‘happy place’ ”

“Sweet Briar is my ‘happy place’ ”

| October 15, 2013

Lawyer Christine P. Bump has given to Sweet Briar each year since graduating in 2000. She’s a member of the Boxwood Circle and one of the College’s youngest and most passionate supporters. We wanted to know what inspires her generosity, and how she ended up at Sweet Briar in the first place.

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New library wing open for business

New library wing open for business

| October 9, 2013

Sweet Briar has received an occupancy permit for the completed portion — the first of three phases — of the new library construction.

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Librarian recognized for conservation education

Librarian recognized for conservation education

| October 3, 2013

Sweet Briar librarian Joe Malloy has received the Mike Barbour Memorial Award given to the “conservation educator of the year” by the Virginia Council of Trout Unlimited.

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Alpheus speeds to victory; Dip Ships shows smart design

Alpheus speeds to victory; Dip Ships shows smart design

| October 1, 2013

Each year, students in Bethany Brinkman’s introductory engineering class “Designing Our World” have three weeks to design and build boats capable of carrying two team members through an arduous course with nothing more than 20 pounds of corrugated cardboard and 50 feet of duct tape.

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Rainville to help develop WWI curriculum

Rainville to help develop WWI curriculum

| September 20, 2013

Lynn Rainville, a research professor and director of Sweet Briar’s Tusculum Institute, has been selected to serve on a team of education experts working to develop course material for a World War I teaching program.

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Still safeguarding Sweet Briar’s treasures

Still safeguarding Sweet Briar’s treasures

| September 17, 2013

Anne Gary Pannell impressed Peter Daniel from their first meeting. They saw eye-to-eye on certain things — chiefly, how to manage Sweet Briar’s finances.

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President Parker’s contract extended to 2019

President Parker’s contract extended to 2019

| September 11, 2013

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors has extended President Jo Ellen Parker’s contract through June 30, 2019.

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Babcock Season presents ‘An Evening on Broadway’

Babcock Season presents ‘An Evening on Broadway’

| September 5, 2013

Broadway greats Ron Raines and Don Pippin will appear on stage in Murchison Lane Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13.

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