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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.