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IHSA team claims championship in first show

| October 2, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team competed against 10 IHSA regional rivals at a weekend show hosted by Lynchburg and Randolph colleges and came away champions. It was the first IHSA show of the year.

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Sweet Briar Theatre presents  ‘Nine’

Sweet Briar Theatre presents ‘Nine’

| September 30, 2014

Sweet Briar Theatre’s fall production “Nine” opens Thursday, Oct. 16, for four shows in Murchison Lane Auditorium at the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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2014-2015 IHSA team ready to ride

2014-2015 IHSA team ready to ride

| September 29, 2014

Twenty-one riders have been named to Sweet Briar’s 2014-2015 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team following a two-day tryout at Rogers Riding Center.

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Fun and creativity meet at Explore Engineering

Fun and creativity meet at Explore Engineering

| September 26, 2014

During Explore Engineering Design, participants are taught engineering skills such as building circuits and 3D computer modeling. Watch what happens when they put those skills to use.

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Gallery receives grant to conserve Soviet posters

Gallery receives grant to conserve Soviet posters

| September 26, 2014

Over the coming year, a grouping of Soviet propaganda posters in Sweet Briar College’s permanent collection will be brought from the obscurity of storage into the light where scholars, students and art patrons can learn from and enjoy them.

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A note of thanks from President Jones

A note of thanks from President Jones

| September 23, 2014

The first month of my interim presidency at this wonderful College has certainly passed in a hurry. Jan and I have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and good wishes we have received.

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Habitually successful writer shares insights

Habitually successful writer shares insights

| September 18, 2014

Sweet Briar students and other fans of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley glimpsed the spirit of a writer yesterday evening in the College’s Memorial Chapel — along with sneak previews of not one but two of her forthcoming novels.

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Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

| September 15, 2014

Martha Woodroof will be on campus Oct. 9 for a reading and book signing — one of a dozen upcoming events that include lectures, musical performances, arts shows, a 19th-century cooking demonstration, and the ever-popular annual Cardboard Boat Regatta brought to you by the students of ENG 110 — Designing Our World.

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‘Sweet’ tips for supporting your alma mater

‘Sweet’ tips for supporting your alma mater

| September 15, 2014

Sweet Briar College gives young women the opportunity to explore their academic passions and pursue their dreams. We can’t, however, do it alone.

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New and renovated library spaces cleared to open

New and renovated library spaces cleared to open

| September 9, 2014

The librarians and staff of Mary Helen Cochran Library have announced that the new and renovated sections of the building are now open for occupancy.

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