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‘Deo’ calls students to action

‘Deo’ calls students to action

| October 13, 2014

Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza told his listeners in Memorial Chapel Sunday night that turning his back on a problem was something he simply couldn’t do.

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y:1 class delivers food for thought

y:1 class delivers food for thought

| October 8, 2014

First-year students in Cathy Gutierrez’ y:1 class The Raw and the Cooked are in for some special treats this semester. In addition to learning about the history of food through literature, the class also enjoys regular tastings.

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Common Reading lecture inspires many

Common Reading lecture inspires many

| October 9, 2013

Common Reading speaker Tererai Trent delivered a captivating message of hope through education to an appreciative audience Tuesday night. Students, faculty and staff leaving Memorial Chapel raved about a lecture some called “magical.”

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Oprah’s ‘favorite guest’ to speak at SBC

Oprah’s ‘favorite guest’ to speak at SBC

| October 1, 2013

Human rights activist and repeat Oprah guest Tererai Trent will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College. Her lecture is presented in conjunction with the College’s 2013 Common Reading selection, “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.”

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Common Reading to inspire action

Common Reading to inspire action

| June 20, 2013

Reading can be a passive and solitary pastime, but not if nearly everyone on campus is captivated by the same book — nor if that book challenges us to see the world from someone else’s perspective. Sweet Briar’s 2013 Common Reading selection is meant to do just that and more: to spark discussion, but also action.

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Y:1 students get high-tech exposure

Y:1 students get high-tech exposure

| November 16, 2012

Students in Janet Stevens’ “Economic Botany” class use iPads and high-tech photographic technology to study plant communities on Sweet Briar’s campus.

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Speaker challenges women to dare, do

Speaker challenges women to dare, do

| October 22, 2012

Whitney Johnson, author of “Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream,” will speak about her book at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Sweet Briar College. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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