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Abby Cahill ’21 shares her experience in environmental science and summer research

November 18, 2020

By Abby Cahill ’21, environmental science major When I first made my way to Sweet Briar, I came as I was: without a reusable straw, buying the latest in trendy clothes each season and not thinking about the source of my food or drink. Nonetheless, I had long been interested in sustainability and learning the […]

Equestrian events fall round-up

November 13, 2020

The 2020 fall semester has posed numerous unique challenges for athletics and equestrian competition. Luckily, the riding program’s three signature fall events were able to be held: the Hunter Pace, Hunter Trials and the 94th Annual Sweet Briar Horse Show. In addition, a special Pink & Green Meet Day scrimmage event was held for IHSA […]

Engineering professor Bethany Brinkman shares current job market trends

November 3, 2020
Bethany Brinkman

Engineering professor Bethany Brinkman joined colleagues from across the country to share their thoughts on current trends in the job market for those holding an engineering degree. The Q&A article, which was published on the career website Zippia, answers questions ranging from the impact of the coronavirus to how technology will change the field over […]

NASA Engineer Russell Werneth to celebrate Hubble Telescope 30th anniversary with virtual lecture

October 30, 2020
Russell Werneth, NASA engineer

Russell Werneth, educational and public outreach engineer for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center will visit Sweet Briar virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope. Attendance is free, but advanced registration is required. Please register by Monday, Nov. 9. A link to the livestream […]

Admissions blog: Applying Early Decision, “It’s the commitment for me!”

October 29, 2020

by Ailish Rhodes ’19 Students everywhere have experienced the lack of stability 2020 has been providing and are choosing to take action to make plans for their future. One of the most exciting things high school students have to look forward to is going away to college next fall!  Many colleges offer something called an […]

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