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Webcam captures nature at work

Webcam captures nature at work

| October 22, 2014

Students in Tom O’Halloran’s Advanced Lab in Environmental Science class helped him set up a webcam on the weather tower to track phenology, which is the timing of ecological events.

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Comedic dancer Claire Porter returns to Sweet Briar

Comedic dancer Claire Porter returns to Sweet Briar

| October 20, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Babcock Season continues with a performance by dancer, choreographer and teacher Claire Porter, who will present “Job Set” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Murchison Lane Auditorium in the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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One million reasons to say thank you

One million reasons to say thank you

| October 15, 2014

Sweet Briar College has one million reasons to say thank you to the Class of 1964. Well, technically, it has $1,039,164.64 worth of reasons to be grateful.

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Undergrad research shines at MARCUS

Undergrad research shines at MARCUS

| October 14, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Honors Program held its 16th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship, known as MARCUS, on Saturday, Oct. 11.

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‘Deo’ calls students to action

‘Deo’ calls students to action

| October 13, 2014

Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza told his listeners in Memorial Chapel Sunday night that turning his back on a problem was something he simply couldn’t do.

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Class of 2017 boasts largest number of Pannell Scholars

Class of 2017 boasts largest number of Pannell Scholars

| October 10, 2014

From studying psychophysics and autism to exploring local, sustainable foods to assessing non-governmental organizations and the importance of dance in Burkina Faso, the list of 2014-15 Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship projects is more diverse than ever before.

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College hosts health advocate, genocide survivor

College hosts health advocate, genocide survivor

| October 9, 2014

Sweet Briar College will present a lecture by Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free and open to the public.

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y:1 class delivers food for thought

y:1 class delivers food for thought

| October 8, 2014

First-year students in Cathy Gutierrez’ y:1 class The Raw and the Cooked are in for some special treats this semester. In addition to learning about the history of food through literature, the class also enjoys regular tastings.

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Sweet Briar Theatre presents  ‘Nine’

Sweet Briar Theatre presents ‘Nine’

| September 30, 2014

Sweet Briar Theatre’s fall production “Nine” opens Thursday, Oct. 16, for four shows in Murchison Lane Auditorium at the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Gallery receives grant to conserve Soviet posters

Gallery receives grant to conserve Soviet posters

| September 26, 2014

Over the coming year, a grouping of Soviet propaganda posters in Sweet Briar College’s permanent collection will be brought from the obscurity of storage into the light where scholars, students and art patrons can learn from and enjoy them.

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