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Tusculum to be rebuilt in Amherst County

Tusculum to be rebuilt in Amherst County

| May 30, 2014

Tusculum, the 18th-century home of Sweet Briar founder Indiana Fletcher Williams’ mother, Maria Crawford, will be rebuilt in Amherst County.

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Bakich publishes book on ‘limited war’

Bakich publishes book on ‘limited war’

| May 28, 2014

Sweet Briar associate professor of international affairs Spencer Bakich’s new book, “Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars,” is now available through the University of Chicago Press.

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Clabough crosses borders and boundaries at ELINAS

Clabough crosses borders and boundaries at ELINAS

| May 27, 2014

Seth Clabough, director of Sweet Briar’s Academic Resource Center and an assistant professor of English, will travel to Nuremberg, Germany, in May to present his paper “Quantum Novels: Theoretical Physics and the Art of Writing” at a first-of-its-kind conference.

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MDRT to sponsor engineering students’ travel to Brazil

MDRT to sponsor engineering students’ travel to Brazil

| May 26, 2014

The Million Dollar Round Table Foundation has awarded $10,000 through its Worldwide Grant Program to Sweet Briar College to support engineering’s Technology and Society in Brazil projects.

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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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