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College celebrates ‘culmination of a dream’

College celebrates ‘culmination of a dream’

| November 10, 2014

After two years of construction to renovate and expand its historic Mary Helen Cochran Library, Sweet Briar College celebrated the completion of the project on Friday.

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Retired English professor dies

Retired English professor dies

| November 9, 2014

Sweet Briar College mourns the loss of professor emeritus of English Ross Hutcheson Dabney, who died Nov. 1, 2014, in Easton, Md.

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Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

| November 7, 2014

As Sweet Briar dance director Mark Magruder gears up for three back-to-back performances in November, he’s beginning to feel his 30 years of teaching dance, choreography and yoga at the College.

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Land Atmosphere Research Station opens at Sweet Briar

| November 6, 2014

Senior Verena Joerger’s Honors Summer Research Project was hands on in a very dizzying sense. The results of her work with assistant professor Tom O’Halloran will lead to exciting research opportunities for future environmental science students.

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Consistency puts IHSA team ahead in points

Consistency puts IHSA team ahead in points

| November 4, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team has finished its last two regional competitions as reserve champions, just one point behind the leaders on each occasion.

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Sweet Tones gather for reunion

Sweet Tones gather for reunion

| November 3, 2014

Twenty-five alumnae came together with 18 students for a Sweet Tones Reunion weekend Oct. 31-Nov. 2. All 43 singers lifted their voices together at Saturday night’s marquee concert in Memorial Chapel.

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Sweet Briar students host chili tasting to benefit Humane Society

Sweet Briar students host chili tasting to benefit Humane Society

| November 3, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Business Seminar I students will host “Taste for Adoption,” a chili tasting-event to support the Humane Society of Amherst County, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Elston Inn Conference Center on campus.

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Beloved library supervisor dies

Beloved library supervisor dies

| October 31, 2014

The Sweet Briar community said goodbye this week to Thelma Banks Jordan, the College’s longtime interlibrary loan supervisor, who passed away on Friday, Oct. 24.

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Senior-directed plays kick off Nov. 7 at Sweet Briar

Senior-directed plays kick off Nov. 7 at Sweet Briar

| October 31, 2014

Three theater majors will stage their senior projects at Sweet Briar this semester, beginning with “The Sneeze” on Nov. 7 and 8, followed by “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf” on Nov. 8 and 9, and “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” Dec. 5 and 6.

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Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

| October 29, 2014

Sweet Briar College will hold a dedication ceremony celebrating the expansion and renovation of its historic Mary Helen Cochran Library at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the library’s brand-new Rowe Periodical Gallery.

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