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Creative Writing Conference includes U.S. Poet Laureate, NPR host

Creative Writing Conference includes U.S. Poet Laureate, NPR host

| March 20, 2015

U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright will spearhead the 2015 Creative Writing Conference at Sweet Briar College with a reading at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Boxwood Room at the Conference Center.

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Board of directors votes to close College at the end of 2014-2015 academic year

Board of directors votes to close College at the end of 2014-2015 academic year

| March 4, 2015

On Feb. 28, 2015, the board of directors of Sweet Briar College voted to close the College as a result of insurmountable financial challenges.

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Pannell Scholar takes research to Jamaica

Pannell Scholar takes research to Jamaica

| March 2, 2015

Allison McLamb has always wanted to work in special education. After gaining some experience in American classrooms, the sophomore was able to explore her career goals abroad this winter, thanks to Sweet Briar’s Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship.

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‘The Learned Ladies’ premieres at Sweet Briar

‘The Learned Ladies’ premieres at Sweet Briar

| February 19, 2015

Sweet Briar Theatre will present Molière’s “The Learned Ladies” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, through Saturday, Feb. 28, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Senior Dance Concert set for Feb. 20, 21

Senior Dance Concert set for Feb. 20, 21

| February 13, 2015

After living and breathing dance for the past four years, three Sweet Briar seniors will share the results of their hard work in a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, and Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Upper Dance Studio in the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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IHSA team maintains regional lead

IHSA team maintains regional lead

| February 11, 2015

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team took the championship at Randolph College Saturday, Feb. 8, and finished fourth at home on Sunday to preserve a 13-point lead in regional competition.

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‘She who has earned the rose …’

‘She who has earned the rose …’

| January 29, 2015

Each year, the College’s Alumnae Association honors some of its most accomplished members with a select number of awards.

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Recalculating route

Recalculating route

| January 26, 2015

Life doesn’t always take us where we think we want to go, but its course has a funny way of self-correcting. We spoke to a few alumnae whose careers took a new or unexpected direction.

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Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

| January 23, 2015

Richard Crozier logs windshield time like an over-the-road trucker, except he hauls only what he needs to paint and he’s usually stationary.

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After 5: Faculty and staff reveal avocations

After 5: Faculty and staff reveal avocations

| January 22, 2015

Sweet Briar’s faculty and staff have many avocations outside of their work at the College. Here, four members of our community share more about their lives beyond campus.

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