Sweet Briar students and other fans of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley glimpsed the spirit of a writer yesterday evening in the College’s Memorial Chapel — along with sneak previews of not one but two of her forthcoming novels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”