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2014 first-year chemistry award announced

2014 first-year chemistry award announced

| May 1, 2014

Noell Cosby is this year’s top first-year chemistry student, earning her the honor of being the inaugural recipient of the Piepho Award for First-year Excellence in Chemistry.

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Alumna to coach Vixen swimmers

Alumna to coach Vixen swimmers

| May 1, 2014

Sweet Briar College has announced the appointment of Donna Hodgert ’89 as the next head swimming coach.

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ANRC teams take first and third in nationals

ANRC teams take first and third in nationals

| April 30, 2014

It was a picture-perfect weekend for the 37th annual American National Riding Commission (ANRC) National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship, which was held Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27, at Sweet Briar College’s Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center.

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A letter to the community from Jo Ellen Parker

A letter to the community from Jo Ellen Parker

| April 29, 2014

With deeply mixed emotions, I write to tell you that this summer I will be leaving the College to assume the presidency of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

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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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