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2014 graduates charged to ‘commit to excellence’

2014 graduates charged to ‘commit to excellence’

| May 17, 2014

A chilly breeze welcomed Sweet Briar’s 123 undergraduate and seven master’s candidates as they marched into the quad on Saturday, May 17, led by the Albemarle Pipes and Drums Band.

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Alumna finds the perfect match

Alumna finds the perfect match

| May 16, 2014

Before Chasity Clarke Miller ’04 even graduated from Sweet Briar with a degree in art history, she knew she wanted to give back to a college that had given her so much.

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2014 Honors Summer Research fellows announced

2014 Honors Summer Research fellows announced

| May 15, 2014

Sweet Briar College has announced the recipients of this year’s Honors Summer Research Program fellowships. Between May 26 and July 18, 10 students and 12 professors will collaborate on topics ranging from atmospheric aerosols to teaching Shakespeare in high school to feminist identity and third-wave feminism, among others.

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2013 Distinguished Alumna known as problem solver with light touch

2013 Distinguished Alumna known as problem solver with light touch

| May 14, 2014

Michela English ’71 accepted Sweet Briar’s 2013 Distinguished Alumna Award the way her friends and colleagues would expect — with her usual grace and good humor.

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Seniors cap riding careers at IHSA nationals

Seniors cap riding careers at IHSA nationals

| May 9, 2014

Three seniors qualified for the IHSA National Championships — and placed in their classes.

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College’s highest honor goes to Beall

College’s highest honor goes to Beall

| May 7, 2014

For many, it didn’t come as a surprise when the Presidential Medalist was announced at yesterday’s Awards Convocation. After all, Spencer Beall has been making a name for herself practically from the minute she stepped foot on campus four years ago.

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2014 awards announced, academic honors feted

2014 awards announced, academic honors feted

| May 7, 2014

Bedecked in graduation gowns and academic regalia, seniors, faculty and staff filed into Murchison Lane Auditorium Tuesday afternoon, some swaying to the percussive beats and lilting voices of Sweet Briar’s concert choir performing Carly Simon’s “Let the River Run.”

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German Honors Society welcomes new members

German Honors Society welcomes new members

| May 6, 2014

On Monday, May 5, Sweet Briar College’s Lambda Eta Chapter of the Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society initiated two new members.

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Art history professor invited to Kress Summer Institute

Art history professor invited to Kress Summer Institute

| May 5, 2014

Sweet Briar associate professor of art history Tracy Hamilton is one of 16 fellows selected to participate in the first Kress Summer Institute on Digital Mapping & Art History, which takes place Aug. 3-15 at Middlebury College.

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Girls on the Run race again

Girls on the Run race again

| May 2, 2014

Sweet Briar College will host the Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Spring 2014 Celebration 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 10.

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