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Tears and cheers dominate 2015 Awards Convocation

Tears and cheers dominate 2015 Awards Convocation

| May 6, 2015

As the first notes of the “Sweet Briar Song” rose from Murchison Lane’s stage and flooded its dimly lit auditorium, it was clear that this year’s Awards Convocation wasn’t going to be like any other ceremony before it.

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Youth Dance Recital marks program’s 20th anniversary

Youth Dance Recital marks program’s 20th anniversary

| May 4, 2015

Students from the local community will showcase their choreography in the 20th anniversary Sweet Briar College Community Youth Dance Recital at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Babcock Fine Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Honors Summer Research fellows announced

Honors Summer Research fellows announced

| May 1, 2015

Eleven Sweet Briar students have been awarded Honors Summer Research fellowships this year.

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Sweet Briar riders compete in ANRC nationals

| May 1, 2015

Sweet Briar riders recently competed in the 38th annual American National Riding Commission Intercollegiate Equitation Championship at St. Andrew’s University in Laurinburg, N.C.

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SBC’s creative writing faculty to read at UVa

SBC’s creative writing faculty to read at UVa

| April 28, 2015

Virginia Quarterly Review will host a reading to celebrate Sweet Briar’s creative writing program and faculty at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the University of Virginia’s Colonnade Club in Charlottesville.

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Friends of Art awards student prizes

Friends of Art awards student prizes

| April 28, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s Friends of Art has announced the recipients of the 2015 competition for FOA-sponsored prizes in studio art, writing and summer internships.

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Girls on the Run set for spring 5K

Girls on the Run set for spring 5K

| April 27, 2015

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia will hold its spring Celebration 5K race Saturday, May 2, at Sweet Briar College. Pre-race activities for the runners kick off at 8:30 a.m., followed by the start at 10.

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Phi Beta Kappa welcomes 13 new members

Phi Beta Kappa welcomes 13 new members

| April 24, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa inducted 13 new members during a ceremony on Wednesday, April 22, in Pannell Gallery.

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Researchers document upsides to online forums

Researchers document upsides to online forums

| April 23, 2015

Sweet Briar assistant professor of psychology Jessica Salvatore and Louise Pendry, a psychologist at the University of Exeter in England, have published the results of a study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior.

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Senior stages original work as final project

Senior stages original work as final project

| April 16, 2015

Annabel Wallace ’15 will stage her senior-directed project “Lines” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, in Babcock’s studio theater.

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