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Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

| September 15, 2014

Martha Woodroof will be on campus Oct. 9 for a reading and book signing — one of a dozen upcoming events that include lectures, musical performances, arts shows, a 19th-century cooking demonstration, and the ever-popular annual Cardboard Boat Regatta brought to you by the students of ENG 110 — Designing Our World.

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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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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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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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Interim president installed during 109th Opening Convocation

Interim president installed during 109th Opening Convocation

| August 28, 2014

Sweet Briar’s 109th Opening Convocation, the official start of the new academic year, began with the installation of James F. Jones Jr. as the College’s 11th and interim president.

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Skiffle brings Trinidad’s music, culture to Sweet Briar

Skiffle brings Trinidad’s music, culture to Sweet Briar

| August 15, 2014

Jeff Jones’ ambitions for a genuine and lasting relationship between Sweet Briar and the Skiffle Steel Orchestra are taking shape — including a concert on campus by Trinidad’s famed steel pan musicians.

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Sweet Briar recognized by Princeton Review

Sweet Briar recognized by Princeton Review

| August 5, 2014

Sweet Briar College is ranked in four of the Princeton Review’s top-20 lists in its 2015 college guide. As in previous years, Sweet Briar ranked high in the “Most Beautiful Campus” category, coming in at No. 4, according to “The Best 379 Colleges.”

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SBC returns 400-year-old artifacts to Quapaw Tribe

SBC returns 400-year-old artifacts to Quapaw Tribe

| July 25, 2014

A month ago, Karol Lawson surveyed the trunk of her Volkswagon Jetta and judged its contents — carefully packed in clean white boxes wedged among quilted blankets — ready for a journey of more than 1,000 miles.

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