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Sweet Briar named among Most Innovative Schools in nation by U.S. News

Sweet Briar College is one of the nation’s Most Innovative Schools, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.

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Highlights from Sweet Briar’s art collection on display in Pannell

All semester long, the Sweet Briar community will be able to admire some of the greatest treasures housed in the College’s permanent collection. “Highlights From the Sweet Briar Collection” opens with a reception at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, in Pannell Gallery and is on view through June 2.

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College community mourns loss of poet Mary Oliver, former Margaret Banister Writer-in-Residence

The Sweet Briar community was saddened to learn of the death of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver, who died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at the age of 83. Oliver taught at Sweet Briar College from 1991 to about 1995 as the Margaret Banister Writer-in-Residence.

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Sweet Briar has one of only two ABET-accredited engineering programs at women’s colleges in the United States.

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Sweet Briar students have ample opportunity to study abroad. Spend a summer, semester or year overseas.

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Sweet Briar College’s 3,250-acre campus is located the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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High Marks

Sweet Briar ranks among the best schools in the country for student loan repayment.

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8 out of 10

Sweet Briar students hold leadership roles in student organizations at twice the rate of other colleges.

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Sweet Briar students have at least one internship, compared to five out of 10 students at other colleges.

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