Tag: featured

‘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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

y:1 class delivers food for thought

y:1 class delivers food for thought

| October 8, 2014

First-year students in Cathy Gutierrez’s 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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Habitually successful writer shares insights

Habitually successful writer shares insights

| September 18, 2014

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

‘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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading