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Dave Matthews Band releases recording of 1996 solo concert at Sweet Briar College

July 22, 2016

Dave Matthews Band announced today that it is releasing “Live at Sweet Briar College 4.14.1996” through its official store along with a companion T-shirt commemorating his solo concert 20 years ago. All net proceeds from the sale of both items will benefit the College.

Summer archaeology dig takes junior halfway around the world

July 18, 2016
Claire Zak ’18 measures the depth of a winter house in the Orman Region during a field survey, with Claudia Chang in the background. Photo by Perry Tourtellotte.

Archaeology and classics double-major Claire Zak spent her summer digging for artifacts 7,000 miles away from home. Sweet Briar Professor Claudia Chang and Chang’s husband, archaeologist Perry Tourtellotte, had invited the rising junior and anthropology minor to assist them at an Iron Age site just outside Almaty, Kazakhstan.

ODAC All-Academic Team boasts 46 Sweet Briar students

July 15, 2016
2016 Athletes-group

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference today announced its 2015-16 All-Academic Team, which features 46 Sweet Briar College student-athletes.

Alumna’s story on saving Sweet Briar wins gold for CASE Currents

July 15, 2016
Stacey Sickels Locke ’88, seen here at Reunion in 2015 when Saving Sweet Briar was in full swing, bleeds pink and green.

Stacey Sickels Locke’s first-person story about saving Sweet Briar has earned CASE Currents a 2016 Gold Excel Award from Association Media & Publishing.

Women (of color) a small, but rising force in mainstream superhero comics, finds honors student

July 13, 2016

When Sweet Briar junior Kimberly Colbert was a little girl, she’d devour the comic books her older brother let her read — to her mother’s chagrin. They were “boy comics,” her mother argued.

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