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Summer honors students use history to navigate a current policy debate

July 28, 2016

It may seem that the debate over the role of women in the military is a new issue, one that has made headlines and dinner-table conversations only within the past 10 to 20 years. But two students in Sweet Briar’s 2016 Honors Summer Research Program found that the controversy is centuries old.

BLUR campers work hard and love every minute

July 27, 2016
BLUR writer

About a dozen young writers and visual artists from various states recently attended Sweet Briar’s Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, known as BLUR.

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.

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