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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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Sweet Briar Galleries opens fall exhibitions

Sweet Briar Galleries opens fall exhibitions

| September 9, 2014

The Sweet Briar Art Galleries will open three exhibitions this month, kicking off with a reception for “Exploring the Visual Experience” from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Pannell Gallery. The show will remain on view through Dec. 12.

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Chemistry senior advocates going green in blog post

Chemistry senior advocates going green in blog post

| September 5, 2014

Ashley Baker ’15 has published a post on Green Chemistry: The Nexus Blog on the ACS Network, a social platform of the American Chemical Society.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist to speak at Sweet Briar

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist to speak at Sweet Briar

| September 5, 2014

The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “A Thousand Acres” will appear at Sweet Briar College at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in Memorial Chapel.

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Skiffle Steel Orchestra members to visit campus

Skiffle Steel Orchestra members to visit campus

| September 5, 2014

About 15 of Skiffle Steel Orchestra’s 100-plus members will perform a public concert, culminating a week of activities on campus with Sweet Briar students and community members.

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Warner touts plan to tackle cost of higher education

Warner touts plan to tackle cost of higher education

| September 4, 2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner spoke this morning to a gathering of Sweet Briar students and College and local community members about his plan for addressing college affordability and student debt.

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Important update from President Jones

| September 3, 2014

To the Members of the Sweet Briar Community: This morning was a disturbing one for us all. Thank you for your cooperation in the lockdown procedure as Campus Safety, with the help of local law enforcement and the Virginia State Police, secured our College. You will continue to see an increased police presence and security [...]

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Important update from President Jones

| September 2, 2014

I met last evening alone at 7:30 with all the residents of Meta Glass Hall. When I returned to Sweet Briar House, I found a message from a student confessing by name to the incident last week.

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Sen. Mark Warner to visit Sweet Briar

Sen. Mark Warner to visit Sweet Briar

| September 1, 2014

The College Democrats will sponsor a visit from Sen. Mark Warner on Thursday, Sept. 4.

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