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Letter from President Parker on death of Liz Wilson ’13

Letter from President Parker on death of Liz Wilson ’13

| June 13, 2013

It is with great sadness that I write to tell you of the death of Elizabeth “Liz” Wilson ’13, who in May received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with minors in business and classics.

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Bakich to present at CIA roundtable

Bakich to present at CIA roundtable

| June 13, 2013

Spencer Bakich, an associate professor of international affairs at Sweet Briar College, will participate in a roundtable discussion at CIA headquarters on June 20. He will speak on his forthcoming book and its implications for the U.S. government and intelligence community.

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A bug’s life: Cicada walks reveal all

A bug’s life: Cicada walks reveal all

| May 30, 2013

Biologist Linda Fink, Duberg Professor of Ecology, will lead two walking tours and discuss the natural history of periodical cicadas for those who want to learn more about the winged insects that are visiting campus in such numbers this year.

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Endstation presents Broadway in the Blue Ridge

Endstation presents Broadway in the Blue Ridge

| May 20, 2013

Endstation Theatre Company will present its third annual Broadway in the Blue Ridge fundraiser concert at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 26, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Sweet Briar’s Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Class of 2013 bests Mother Nature

Class of 2013 bests Mother Nature

| May 18, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s 104th commencement exercises were held Saturday, May 18, on the College’s main quad beneath a chilly blanket of gray clouds.

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‘All-College’ honorees recognized

| May 18, 2013

Each year, Sweet Briar College gives special recognition to several graduating students through its all-College awards. The following recipients were honored during commencement on Saturday, May 18.

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Witherow appointed director of alumnae relations and annual giving

Witherow appointed director of alumnae relations and annual giving

| May 3, 2013

Melissa “Missy” Gentry Witherow ’80 has been appointed director of alumnae relations and annual giving at Sweet Briar College.

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Sweet Briar seeks new home for Tusculum house

Sweet Briar seeks new home for Tusculum house

| May 2, 2013

Sweet Briar College has announced it is seeking a new home for Tusculum, the mid-18th-century house of Maria Crawford, the mother of College founder Indiana Fletcher Williams.

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Librarian honored by endowed scholarship

Librarian honored by endowed scholarship

| May 2, 2013

The University of Alabama has honored Sweet Briar alumna, Kate Ragsdale, who was a longtime employee of the university’s library.

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Students, College honor staff members

Students, College honor staff members

| April 29, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Office of Human Resources and student organization Sweet Spirits honored staff members at the Unsung Heroes and Employee Recognition Banquet April 26 at the Florence Elston Inn and Conference Center.

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