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College awards inaugural Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships

College awards inaugural Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships

| August 27, 2015

During Opening Convocation on Wednesday, Sweet Briar College awarded the first Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships to several students.

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Sweet Briar rings in 2015-2016 academic year

Sweet Briar rings in 2015-2016 academic year

| August 27, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, one day after it was supposed to close forever, Sweet Briar College emphatically celebrated its 110th Opening Convocation. Students beamed as the many returning — and some new — faculty members marched into a jam-packed Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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President addresses state of the College

President addresses state of the College

| August 24, 2015

Members of the Class of 2019 officially heard from Sweet Briar President Phil Stone for the first time Monday, Aug. 24, at a community meeting in Prothro Dining Room.

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Shadowing Leah Busque ’01

Shadowing Leah Busque ’01

| August 22, 2015

I will soon begin my first year at Sweet Briar College, and I have never been more excited to move forward with my life.

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Sweet Briar biologist nominated for conservation prize

Sweet Briar biologist nominated for conservation prize

| August 18, 2015

Sweet Briar research professor of biology Lincoln Brower, one of the world’s foremost experts on the monarch butterfly, is a nominee for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize. Worth $250,000, it is the largest conservation award in the world, according to the Indianapolis Zoo, which administers the prize.

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Saving Sweet Briar leader to serve as athletics recruiting coordinator, assistant coach

Saving Sweet Briar leader to serve as athletics recruiting coordinator, assistant coach

| August 18, 2015

Tracy Stuart ’93, a leader of the Saving Sweet Briar nonprofit that helped save Sweet Briar College from closure, will continue supporting her alma mater in a new role that was announced today by the College’s director of athletics, Teresa Boylan.

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New art shows highlight protest and tradition

New art shows highlight protest and tradition

| August 17, 2015

The first day of classes at Sweet Briar will also mark the opening of one exhibition on campus. “We Are Sweet Briar: A Community Rises” premieres Thursday, Aug. 27, in Benedict Gallery.

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President Stone sits down with The Chronicle of Higher Education

President Stone sits down with The Chronicle of Higher Education

| August 14, 2015

President Phil Stone sat down with Chronicle of Higher Education reporter Steve Kolowich and videographer Julia Schmalz this week for an extended interview

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Alumnae work to make campus shine

Alumnae work to make campus shine

| August 11, 2015

Over the three weeks from July 25 to Aug. 14, more than 200 Sweet Briar alumnae, husbands, students and friends of the College have fanned out across campus to chip away at a long list of maintenance tasks

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Prospective student is already volunteering

Prospective student is already volunteering

| August 11, 2015

As scores of volunteers blanketed campus for Sweet Work Days, prospective student Katie Adams was among them.

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