Archive for December, 2011
President Jo Ellen Parker points to several recent stories that demonstrate why Sweet Briar College continues to be a top choice for students and a place alumnae are proud to call their college home. Cheers to 2011 and onward to 2012. Catch student interviews, including first-years in the “Hear from Sweet Briar Students” playlist.
Professor Brinkman performed her graduate work at the University of Minnesota, where she researched temporal and spatial variations in natural organic matter and how these variations impact water treatment. She also spent some time as a consulting engineer working on the implementation of ultrafiltration membranes for water utilities. Her current research interests include feed forward [...]
After majoring in history at Smith College and studying archaeology at Boston University, Deborah Durham earned a doctorate in sociocultural anthropology from the University of Chicago in 1993. Since the 1980s, Durham has conducted research on cultural identity, liberalism and democracy, and on youth groups and discourses of youth in Botswana, focusing on the Herero [...]