Digital Sophistication

By creating a more digitally sophisticated Sweet Briar, we are preparing our students to succeed in the 21st century. To learn more, check out the stories and related content below.

This is the second story in our series honoring Women’s History Month and this year’s theme, “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.” Whether it’s the life-changing discovery of penicillin or X-rays, or the first chocolate chip cookies, innovation often happens by accident. In Leah [...]
Mon, Mar 11, 2013
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Sweet Briar students and the community will have the opportunity to learn about C-SPAN’s programs and resources from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, by stepping aboard the C-SPAN Bus. The Central Virginia college campus is one of several stops on a tour promoting C-SPAN’s new original series “First [...]
Mon, Feb 18, 2013
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Madeleine Coleman ’16 (right) inputs settings on the GigaPan, a robotic device that takes multiple exposures with a mounted camera in order to stitch together high-resolution panoramic photos. Janet Stevens’ biology class used the device to observe changing fall foliage. The course is “Economic Botany,” a Y:1 Program seminar that [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2012
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Benedict 101 is the model for seven new
Carpenters, electricians and installers of all stripes have descended in force on Sweet Briar’s campus this summer as a number of classrooms and the Prothro serving area undergo makeovers. Benedict 201, 301 and 308; Fletcher 301, 308 and 314; and Pannell 202 are being transformed into high-tech “smart classrooms” based on [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2012
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Construction crews have broken ground on a new wing on the west side of Sweet Briar College’s Mary Helen Cochran Library. The work is the first of three phases that will include removal and replacement of the Dana Wing, a 1967 addition to the north side of the historic 1929 [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2012
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Complex problems require inspired, imaginative solutions. They call for creativity. Sweet Briar College will help answer the need for creative thinkers this summer when it debuts BLUR: The Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, a program for high school students interested in theater, creative writing and visual art. The program [...]
Mon, Mar 07, 2011
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