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Holla, holla, fans of Sweet Briar House!

Holla, holla, fans of Sweet Briar House!

| April 10, 2014

Sweet Briar House has bested Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Poplar Forest and his Academical Village at UVa in an online poll to select “Virginia’s Favorite Architecture.”

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Sweet Briar to sell warm-season grasses for biofuel

Sweet Briar to sell warm-season grasses for biofuel

| April 10, 2014

Sweet Briar College announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement with FDC Enterprises Grassland Services to convert approximately 250 acres of its hayfields to native warm-season grasses with perennial borders.

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Riding team places third in ODAC championship

Riding team places third in ODAC championship

| April 4, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference riding team placed third in the ODAC Conference Equestrian Championship Wednesday, April 2, at Bridgewater College.

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Students, College honor staff members at annual banquet

Students, College honor staff members at annual banquet

| April 2, 2014

The Office of Human Resources and the student organization Sweet Spirits honored Sweet Briar College staff members at the Unsung Heroes and Employee Recognition Banquet April 2 at the Florence Elston Inn and Conference Center.

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Running with the big dogs

Running with the big dogs

| April 2, 2014

Alison Lifka ’13 has always been fascinated by dog driving. She just never quite knew how one becomes a “musher” — until last winter, when she worked as a dog handler for Lev Shvarts, an Iditarod rookie, in Willow, Alaska.

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United Way honors Marcia Thom-Kaley

United Way honors Marcia Thom-Kaley

| March 31, 2014

On Thursday, United Way of Central Virginia honored Sweet Briar voice instructor Marcia Thom-Kaley with the Volunteer of the Year award during a ceremony for its “Opening Doors … Changing Lives” campaign.

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Inaugural statewide award goes to Sweet Briar student

Inaugural statewide award goes to Sweet Briar student

| March 28, 2014

Sweet Briar College senior Spencer Beall is the first recipient of the Virginia Collegiate Honors Council’s Honors Scholar of the Year Award. Beall will accept the award at the council’s spring conference.

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Historian to speak on ‘Gay Berlin’

Historian to speak on ‘Gay Berlin’

| March 27, 2014

Sweet Briar will present a lecture by history professor Robert Beachy at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the 1948 Theater in the Fitness and Athletics Center. “Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity” is based on his upcoming book by the same title.

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Writing conference draws record numbers to Sweet Briar

Writing conference draws record numbers to Sweet Briar

| March 27, 2014

Sweet Briar will host its sixth annual Creative Writing Conference for undergraduate students April 3-6 in the College’s Elston Inn Conference Center.

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Sweet Briar Theatre stages ‘Brundibár’

Sweet Briar Theatre stages ‘Brundibár’

| March 26, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Performing Arts Division and the Sweet Briar Theatre will present Tony Kushner’s translation of “Brundibár,” the opera that was originally performed by Jewish children in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.

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