Sweet Briar News About: Centers of Excellence

Author Elizabeth Rush to Speak on Climate Change at Sweet Briar

March 14, 2023

Sweet Briar College dedicates the Kelley and C. T. Fitzpatrick Center for Creativity, Design and the Arts

May 19, 2022

Community collaboration shines during Earth Week

April 14, 2022

“My Monticello” announced as Sweet Briar’s 2022-23 Common Read

April 12, 2022

Phi Beta Kappa scholar Adriana Zavala presentation on Frida Kahlo

March 16, 2022

Robin Wall Kimmerer on “Braiding Sweetgrass” and special events series

February 25, 2022

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo discusses “An American Sunrise” as part of the NEA Big Read

February 10, 2022

Three students to perform their Senior Dance Concert

February 10, 2022

The Sweet Briar Train Station

November 23, 2021

Engineering students attend the 2021 SWE conference

October 29, 2021

Virginia Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources holds fall retreat at Sweet Briar

October 26, 2021

Sweet Briar alumna, CM Burroughs ’04, poetry included on the National Book Award longlist

October 6, 2021

Sweet Briar to screen City of a Million Dreams and host Q&A with director and co-producer

October 6, 2021

An evening with Jia Tolentino, staff writer for The New Yorker

September 28, 2021

Visiting artist Hope Rovelto exhibits her work in the Pannell Gallery

September 23, 2021

VCCA Salon: Writer Christine Fischer Guy and master printer Susan J. Goldman

September 9, 2021

Ten students conduct summer research through the Honors Program

August 13, 2021

Willits Food Systems Summer Fellows gain a bounty of experience

August 11, 2021

Technology and music merge in this summer’s Explore Engineering program

August 3, 2021

Orange Grove Dance presents outdoor performance: Still Standing

April 26, 2021

Bringing Earth Day to life across campus

April 21, 2021

Babcock Season presents a conversation with composer Ellen Reid

April 13, 2021

‘The Sixth Extinction’ author Elizabeth Kolbert speaks at the 2021 Waxter Environmental Forum

April 8, 2021

University Business article shares how we found ‘gold’ in our roots

February 18, 2021

NRCS helps Sweet Briar rediscover its roots in agriculture

December 3, 2020

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

November 18, 2020

Engineering professor Bethany Brinkman shares current job market trends

November 3, 2020

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

October 30, 2020

An evening with The New Yorker staff writer Doreen St. Félix

October 21, 2020

Through Her Body, an exhibition of figurative works by Anne Doolittle ’78

September 16, 2020

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education spotlights Sweet Briar’s engineering program

July 31, 2020

Brewer Fund Challenge: Thank you!

July 23, 2020

$500,000 donation will support viticulture and provide a path to the future

April 24, 2020

Environmental sustainability is growing

April 22, 2020

Senior art exhibition goes virtual

April 16, 2020

Sweet Briar College and American Farmland Trust collaborate on programming

January 31, 2020

Fall Dance Concert at Sweet Briar features successful alumnae, faculty and students

November 8, 2019

Sweet Briar to host virtual Q&A with best-selling novelist Madeline Miller Nov. 7

October 30, 2019

Sarah McConnell on lifelong learning and how to find what you love

October 25, 2019

New Yorker magazine staff writer Ariel Levy to speak at Sweet Briar Oct. 9

September 30, 2019

B.F.A. candidates present final projects Oct. 4 and 5

September 27, 2019

Sweet Briar professor Erica Trabold wins Nebraska Book Award for essay collection

September 26, 2019

Multidisciplinary artist to unveil ‘Skin Piece’ Oct. 3 in Pannell Gallery

September 26, 2019

Local, state and federal leaders celebrate Sweet Briar as ‘a new model for higher education’ at ceremonial ribbon-cutting

September 20, 2019

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to visit Sweet Briar on Founders’ Day

September 12, 2019

Writers Series continues Sept. 18 with faculty member Erica Trabold

September 11, 2019

Registration now open for Sweet Briar’s 2019 Fall Explore Engineering Weekend for High School Girls

September 10, 2019

Sweet Briar’s Mary Pope Hutson ’83 to lead National Park System Advisory Board

September 6, 2019

VCCA Salon series kicks off Sept. 5 with mixed-media artist Laura Boles Faw and film critic Deirdre Boyle

August 28, 2019

Science for good: Sweet Briar STEM grad finds her path at Grassroots Cannabis

June 18, 2019

Sweet Briar Friends of Art awards 2019 student prizes

June 10, 2019

Science and history dominate 2019 Honors Summer Research Program

May 29, 2019

Deep Roots: Farming at Sweet Briar

May 24, 2019

Sweet Briar offers two chances to Explore Engineering this summer

May 23, 2019

Centra award for student excellence at Sweet Briar goes to engineering major

May 15, 2019

Student visions come to life in VCCA fellows’ CORE 150 art class

May 14, 2019

Capstone project with UVa gives Sweet Briar engineering seniors field experience

May 13, 2019

Admissions Blog: Highlights from my Sweet Briar field trip to Rome

May 10, 2019

Sweet Briar celebrates Earth Week with special guests

May 1, 2019

Iranian artist Morehshin Allahyari to speak at Sweet Briar College

April 30, 2019

Four Sweet Briar students to attend Google machine learning program

April 16, 2019

Panel of alumnae experts in conservation and agriculture to visit Sweet Briar

April 3, 2019

Spring Dance Concert at Sweet Briar weaves Beethoven, ‘apocalyptic feel’ and teamwork into new vision

March 28, 2019

VCCA Salon to feature documentary film screening of ‘Instructions on Parting’

March 27, 2019

Iditarod rookie musher, Sweet Briar grad Alison Lifka to speak at alma mater April 2

March 21, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 fierce women leaders in Sweet Briar College history

March 1, 2019

Admissions Blog: How I experienced National Engineers Week 2019 at Sweet Briar College

February 22, 2019

A Nobel laureate, black holes and Hollywood: Engineers Week at Sweet Briar celebrates engineering and physics, science and art

February 21, 2019

Sweet Briar’s Spring 2019 Explore Engineering Weekend for High School Girls is taking applications

February 15, 2019

Nobel laureate Kip Thorne to speak at Sweet Briar’s 2019 Engineers Week Banquet

January 14, 2019

From Sweet Briar to Europe to Texas: The success story behind Céleste Wackenhut’s French & Michigan

December 18, 2018

Getting to know Carrie Brown

December 12, 2018

Sweet Briar and Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation announce partnership

December 11, 2018

Core 110: Learning by design

December 3, 2018

New student ensemble Daisy’s Harp bridges music and engineering, past and future

November 14, 2018

Sweet Briar math professor Raina Robeva receives VFIC award for excellence in undergraduate teaching

November 8, 2018

Q&A: After five years in Alaska, Sweet Briar grad Alison Lifka gets ready for Iditarod

October 26, 2018

Center for Innovative Technology to host session for entrepreneurs at Sweet Briar College

October 18, 2018

Sweet Briar College announces collaboration with Google

October 17, 2018

Sweet Briar College, VCCA select inaugural SBC-VCCA fellows

October 17, 2018

Musician, activist Erin McKeown to give free concert at Sweet Briar

October 16, 2018

Best-selling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to visit Sweet Briar College Nov. 1

October 16, 2018

Sweet Briar math professor Raina Robeva awarded 2018 IBA Distinguished Fellowship

October 15, 2018

Rebecca Mead, staff writer for The New Yorker, to speak at Sweet Briar

October 1, 2018

Author Tessa Fontaine to visit Sweet Briar as part of Writers Series

September 25, 2018

New ‘female-centric’ art exhibit at Sweet Briar highlights immigrant experience

September 19, 2018

New York Times best-selling author Beth Macy to visit Sweet Briar

September 11, 2018

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

September 10, 2018

Registration opens for Sweet Briar’s Fall 2018 Explore Engineering Weekend for High School Girls

September 5, 2018

Admissions Blog: My summer abroad in Spain

August 31, 2018

Filmmaker and novelist open 2018-2019 VCCA Salon series at Sweet Briar

August 30, 2018

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to visit Sweet Briar College in October

August 27, 2018

Sweet Briar’s 113th academic year begins with unusual charge: Be courageous, not perfect

August 22, 2018

Friends of Art award leads to VCCA dream internship for Sweet Briar grad

August 1, 2018

Sweet Briar awards prestigious Wyllie Scholarship to budding engineers

May 29, 2018

New joint Sweet Briar and VCCA fellowships announced

May 24, 2018

Google visits Sweet Briar to teach intensive computer science course

May 17, 2018

Living-learning community at Sweet Briar aims to help students thrive in and outside of class

May 4, 2018

Centra award for student research at Sweet Briar goes to psychology major

May 1, 2018

Virginia secretary of agriculture and forestry to speak at Sweet Briar College on Earth Day

April 13, 2018

Sweet Briar awards 2018 Friends of Art prizes to student writers, composer and visual artist

April 12, 2018

Claire Porter brings ‘Grammar Glamour’ to Sweet Briar’s Babcock Season

April 9, 2018

Admissions Blog: Summer internship success stories

April 6, 2018

Spring Dance Concert at Sweet Briar promises emotional roller coaster

April 6, 2018

Sweet Briar sophomore wins One Teen Story contest

April 4, 2018

Senior Art Major’s Show at Sweet Briar is quiet exploration in still life

March 29, 2018

Gager Concert at Sweet Briar features internationally known pianist

March 28, 2018

Sweet Briar awards 2018 Presidential Medal to Amherst native, legacy student Ashton Mays

March 21, 2018

Admissions Blog: How Sweet Briar grads are winning at outcomes

March 16, 2018

Sweet Briar invites high school girls to explore engineering for college credit

March 8, 2018

Sweet Briar dance professors published in new book

March 7, 2018

Ginette Hemley to headline 2018 Waxter Forum at Sweet Briar

March 1, 2018

Pannell Scholar turns lifelong passion for fantasy into first stab at novel

March 1, 2018

Admissions Blog: I might have been an engineer

February 23, 2018

NASA engineer’s talk at Sweet Briar sheds light on true story behind ‘Hidden Figures’

February 23, 2018

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts to hold salon at Sweet Briar

February 22, 2018

Sweet Briar’s engineering program receives ABET reaccreditation

February 19, 2018

Sweet Briar to host annual Gospel Fest on Saturday, Feb. 24

February 15, 2018

Celebrating Black History Month at Sweet Briar: Rachel Woods ’20 forges her path

February 14, 2018

Sweet Briar Theatre tackles life’s big questions in ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead’

February 11, 2018

Rachel Rogers ’18 to showcase work in Senior Dance Concert

February 3, 2018

New exhibit at Sweet Briar highlights local artist’s ‘passion for clay’

February 1, 2018

Sweet Briar EXPLORE weekends let high school girls try arts, sciences and more

January 25, 2018

Renowned photographer, faculty member Medford Taylor to exhibit work at Sweet Briar

January 24, 2018

‘Beauty in the Beast’ opens in Sweet Briar’s Pannell Gallery

January 22, 2018

Sweet Briar presents weekly Faculty Research Seminar Series over lunch

January 18, 2018

National Engineers Week Banquet at Sweet Briar to feature Christine Darden of ‘Hidden Figures’

January 17, 2018

Sweet Briar invites high school girls to explore engineering and computer science

January 16, 2018

The Vivaldi Project to perform at Sweet Briar College

January 11, 2018

Sweet Briar resets core curriculum and tuition for excellence, relevance and affordability

September 6, 2017

Sweet Briar’s campus is excellent ecosystem for grant-funded sustainability internships

June 8, 2017

Sweet Briar invites high school girls to second Explore Environmental Science Weekend

March 8, 2017

Sweet Briar’s first-ever Explore Environmental Science Weekend to give high school girls hands-on experience

August 30, 2016

Ancient forests can’t talk, so one determined scientist speaks for them

April 20, 2016

Fight for old-growth forests subject of Sweet Briar’s Waxter Forum

April 12, 2016

Environmental history, science and technology converge in lecture on George Washington

February 19, 2016

Grant to bolster Sweet Briar’s environmental programs

February 1, 2016

Sweet Briar biologist nominated for conservation prize

August 18, 2015

Student-faculty duo publishes paper in national geophysics journal

December 4, 2014

Sweet Briar to sell warm-season grasses for biofuel

April 10, 2014

Waxter speaker lures readers to science with fiction

March 22, 2013