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Composing Outside the Box

It’s not every day that a composer’s style combines Philip Glass and Beck and yet, that’s exactly what music professor Joshua Harris does. And now, his creativity and innovation have been recognized by the Barlow Endowment at Brigham Young University: he’s been commissioned to compose a new piece for Hub New Music next year.

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Sweet Briar College receives a $5 million lead gift to renovate its science and engineering building

Sweet Briar College announces that it has received a $5 million lead commitment to renovate Guion Science Center from an anonymous alumna. This gift will help to modernize the building, which is home to Sweet Briar’s engineering and other science disciplines. The building will receive technology upgrades in labs, classrooms, and faculty offices. Classrooms will […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating Elena Quevedo ’83

Elena Quevedo ’83 knows a thing or two about breaking gender and ethnic stereotypes. Learn more about how her Sweet Briar experience prepared her to be a strong leader.

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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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Here Are The Five Things You Need to Know About Sweet Briar

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Sweet Briar College’s 2,840-acre campus is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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High Marks

Sweet Briar has a lot to be proud of.

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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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