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Commissioned art to ‘uplift’ campus landscape

Commissioned art to ‘uplift’ campus landscape

| April 25, 2014

A site-specific sculpture to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Friends of Art will soon adorn an area near Sweet Briar’s Mary Helen Cochran Library and its brand-new addition.

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Sweet Briar hosts national riding championship

| April 23, 2014

Sweet Briar will host the 37th annual American National Riding Commission National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27, at its Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center.

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Friends of Art honors students

Friends of Art honors students

| April 22, 2014

The Friends of Art of Sweet Briar College has announced the 2014 recipients of several awards.

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Spring concerts feature Broadway hits and student compositions

Spring concerts feature Broadway hits and student compositions

| April 21, 2014

The Sweet Briar Chamber Orchestra and all three choirs will close out a busy month of spring events at Sweet Briar College, with the orchestra taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the choirs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in the same venue.

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Conservationist receives lifetime award

Conservationist receives lifetime award

| April 21, 2014

Research professor of biology Lincoln Brower was in St. Louis earlier this month to receive the University of Missouri-St. Louis Harris Center Conservation Action Prize for his lifetime work in monarch butterfly conservation.

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Alumna finds herself on familiar stage in new role

Alumna finds herself on familiar stage in new role

| April 18, 2014

Betty Skeen, a 2007 alumna of Sweet Briar’s Dance program, will direct the College’s Spring Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, in Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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Lacy to sing senior voice recital

Lacy to sing senior voice recital

| April 17, 2014

Caroline Lacy will perform a senior voice recital at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in Sweet Briar College’s Memorial Chapel.

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Anthropologist awarded NEH stipend for field research

Anthropologist awarded NEH stipend for field research

| April 16, 2014

Professor of anthropology Deborah Durham has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend.

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Mother’s gratitude to College shows

Mother’s gratitude to College shows

| April 16, 2014

When Dee Branch Oliver’s husband, Johnnie, died suddenly at a young age, her family was not prepared — despite their years together working at H.D. Oliver, the funeral home business his family has operated in Virginia Beach since the Civil War.

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’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

| April 15, 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Sweet Briar graduate Verda M. Andrews Colvin ’87 to a Superior Court judgeship in the Macon Judicial Circuit.

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