In the News

Multidisciplinary artist Xia Zhang explores identity in Sweet Briar exhibit

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar to host Legacy Weekend, Change-maker Workshop for prospective students

New Era-Progress

Cost of college went down for all students at Sweet Briar College

Virginia Business Daily

Sharks will take center stage at WSU during STEM Week

The Westfield News

Radio host Sarah McConnell to speak at Sweet Briar College Oct. 24

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar Theatre to stage ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Oct. 24-27

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar College hosting open houses Oct. 13, Nov. 9

New Era-Progress

New Yorker writer to talk ‘reconstructing the truth’ at Sweet Briar College

The News & Advance

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

New Era-Progress

Seniors to present final fine arts performances at Sweet Briar College

New Era-Progress

In the Moment: Medford Taylor’s photographs marry fine art with a you-are-there experiential quality

Virginia Living

Artist to unveil ‘Skin Piece’ exhibition Oct. 3 in Sweet Briar’s Pannell Gallery

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar official to lead National Park System’s advisory board

New Era-Progress

Sen. Warner, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture visit Sweet Briar on Founders’ Day

The News & Advance

Trump cabinet secretary visits Sweet Briar College to review agriculture initiatives

WDBJ CBS 7

Randolph College to slash tuition, room and board by 35%, joins trend to reset ‘sticker price’

The News & Advance

Warner, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to visit Sweet Briar on Founders’ Day

New Era-Progress

Writers Series at Sweet Briar continues Sept. 18 with faculty member Erica Trabold

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar awards 2019 Girl Scouts scholarships to two first-years

New Era-Progress

How to Briefly Elaborate Extracurriculars in the Common App Activities Section

Transizion

Sweet Briar welcomes three new members to college’s board of directors

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar announces $18.5M raised in ’19 fiscal year

New Era-Progress

East Coast Synchro Camp at Sweet Briar College

The News & Advance

Lowesville resident uses entrepreneurial background to redefine Sweet Briar students’ experiences

The News & Advance

The $70,000-a-Year Liberal Arts College Just Won’t Die

Bloomberg

Summer science: Sweet Briar’s engineering course lets high school girls tap into creative side

The News & Advance

Students Reflect On Love, Friends And Connections: Week 5 Of #MyTopCollege

Forbes

Revising, Editing & Proofreading Your College Application Essay: A Guide

Transizion

‘Controlled, creative chaos:’ Summer Stage heats up the arts for youth in Amherst

New Era-Progress

When Harper Lee Came to Visit at Sweet Briar College

The News & Advance

Filmmaker Ken Burns Tries to Rally Hampshire Alumni to Keep College Afloat (subscription required)

The Wall Street Journal

Aided by agritourism, the number of female farmers is on the rise

The News & Advance

Private colleges, universities working to change the stigma of tuition price during Virginia Private College Week

The News & Advance

Liberal Arts Colleges Can Regain Enrollment With These Four Strategies

Forbes

How TaskRabbit Got Its Start and Helped Spawn the Gig Economy

Fortune

Approval of new teacher education degrees, programs at 7 Virginia colleges

WSET ABC 13

How Many Medical Schools Should I Apply To? A Future Doctor’s Guide

Transizion

How Long Is the SAT? The Excellent Guide to Test Success

Transizion

Small Schools Challenge Reigning Champion In Week One of #MyTopCollege

Forbes

How to Become a CEO: A Chief Executive’s Guide to Success

Transizion

Former Nelson County high school standout Victoria Lawson completes third season on Sweet Briar College lacrosse team

The Nelson County Times

Sweet Briar Friends of Art awards ’19 prizes

New Era-Progress

When Should I Take the MCAT? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Transizion

The Ultimate School Pride Ranking: Will Your School Win #MyTopCollege 2019?

Forbes

The Hardest AP Classes: The Ultimate Guide to Success

Transizion

How Many AP Classes Should I Take? A High School Student’s Guide

Transizion

A Champion for Children with Developmental Disabilities

Emory Medicine

New dean announced at Sweet Briar College

New Era-Progress

Two ACHS graduates awarded scholarships to Sweet Briar

New Era-Progress

How Hard Is Medical School? A Complete Guide

Transizion

Sweet Briar names new dean of the college

WCAV CBS 19

Sweet Briar Finds Niche in Artisinal Agriculture

Bacon’s Rebellion

Sweet Briar returns to its roots, looks to the future with enterprise agriculture program

The News & Advance

Weighted vs. Unweighted GPA: Everything You Need to Know

Transizion

Sweet Briar grads reflect upon role in college’s survival at commencement

The News & Advance

Shadowing a Doctor: The Ultimate Pre-Med Guide

Transizion

Amherst schools to launch extended student teacher program

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar names new VP for auxiliary services

New Era-Progress

How Hard Is the GMAT? A Business Leader’s Guide

Transizion

Sweet Briar bond ratings continue upward trend

The News & Advance

NCEA Announces 2019 Award Winners

The Equine Chronicle

What is Law School Like? Everything Future Lawyers Should Know

Transizion

Woo: The next generation of women engineers: A letter to Gen Z women

The Roanoke Times

Sweet Briar eases requirements for transfer students with associate degrees

New Era-Progress

How to Write a High School Resume: The Ultimate Guide

Transizion

Brag Sheet: Everything You Need to Know

Transizion

Local girl receives Girl Scout Gold Award

The Stanley News & Press

Georgene M. Vairo column: The ‘elite’ college admissions scandal outrage misses the point

The Richmond Times-Dispatch

A Look Back at 2019 NCEA National Championship

The Equine Chronicle

Girls on the Run returns to Sweet Briar May 4

New Era-Progress

The Future of Gen Ed

Inside Higher Ed

Day of Giving provides volunteer opportunities for Amherst County high school students

The News & Advance

How to Ask For (and Get) a Powerful Letter of Recommendation

Transizion

How to Write the “Why This College” Essay: The Ultimate Guide

Transizion

After completing Iditarod, Sweet Briar grad Alison Lifka says far-off dream becoming reality ‘still a little surreal’

The News & Advance

How to Write Powerful Common App Essays

Transizion

Friday’s Google Doodle Honors Physicist Hedwig Kohn

Forbes

How to Get into Law School: Requirements, Timelines, Tips & Everything Else

Transizion

Sweet Briar grad among 39 Iditarod ’19 finishers

WFXR Fox

Sweet Briar College announces 2019 commencement speaker

The News & Advance

Chicago-based jazz ensemble Restroy to perform at Sweet Briar

The Burg

The Best Internships for High School Students: The Ambitious Guide

Transizion

Sweet Briar sets record for March Days of Giving

New Era-Progress

IB vs AP: Which One is Better?

Transizion

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’: What to know before Sweet Briar production

The Burg

The AP Scholar Guide: Benefits, Distinctions, Awards & Honors

Transizion

Student Council: The Election Guide for Student Leaders

Transizion

GMAT vs. GRE: What’s the Difference? Which Should You Take?

Transizion

Community briefs: Former ACLU president to speak at Sweet Briar College

New Era-Progress

How to Create a Perfect Elevator Pitch

Transizion

Sweet Briar grad Alison Lifka currently 43rd in Iditarod

The News & Advance

Cool Runnings: What does it take to mush 1,000 miles through the Alaskan wilderness?

Vogue

191 Best Persuasive Speech Topics: Give an Amazing Speech!

Transizion

Women with Lynchburg, Amherst ties featured on new Women’s Monument in Richmond

The News & Advance

How to Answer “Why Do You Want to Work Here?”

Transizion

Sweet Briar College: Forming the world’s women leaders

The Japan Times

Pre-Med Requirements, Majors, Courses & Classes: The Ultimate Guide

Transizion

Before the big race, fans get up close & personal with mushers

KTVA CBS 11

Double Major: Benefits, Challenges, Examples, and Everything Else to Know

Transizion

Community briefs: Engineers Week, Explore Engineering at Sweet Briar College

New Era-Progress

Is an MBA Worth It? Pros, Cons & Everything You Need to Know

Transizion

What Should I Do With My Life? This Is How You Figure It Out

Transizion

How to Answer “What Motivates You?”

Transizion

Night of worship, music to kick off Black History Month

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar dance concert to celebrate senior’s memories

New Era-Progress

Promise to fund tuition for 2 local SBC students renewed

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar College: Better than Ever

The Plaid Horse

Expository Writing: How to Write an Incredible Expository Essay

Transizion

3 Small Colleges in the South Take 3 Very Different Approaches

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Attention, college shoppers. These schools are slashing their prices.

The Washington Post

Sweet Briar offering free tuition to two students

WSET ABC 13

SBC to host Day of Service event in memory of Martin Luther King

New Era-Progress

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

New Era-Progress

The Best Political Science Schools: The Ultimate Guide for Future Leaders

Transizion

Editorial: 18 answers for 2018

The Roanoke Times

Sweet Briar, Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation announce partnership

New Era-Progress

The Best Pre-Med Schools: The Ultimate Guide for Future Doctors

Transizion

A Very Horseback Christmas Tree Lighting!

The Equine Chronicle

The Hardest Engineering Majors: A Detailed Guide for Overachievers

Transizion

Top 10 Pet-Friendly Colleges 2018

College Magazine

Sweet Briar math professor receives award for excellence in undergraduate teaching

New Era-Progress

Holiday events planned at Sweet Briar

New Era-Progress

Girls on the Run 5K to be held at Sweet Briar College

New Era-Progress

A tale of two cultures: Barbara Miñarro’s history is present in latest installation at Sweet Briar College gallery

The Burg

Amherst residents, groups among regulars at Sweet Briar’s dining hall

New Era-Progress

Adichie presenting a reading, lecture at Sweet Briar

The Burg

Sweet Briar collaborating with Google on computer science

The News & Advance

Travel back to high school with Sweet Briar College’s production of ‘Heathers: The Musical’

The Burg

Sweet Briar starts new computer science program in partnership with Google

WSET ABC 13

There’s a Newfound Enthusiasm for Women’s Colleges. But Can They Keep It Going?

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Cornershot: ‘Americanah’ author Adichie to speak at Sweet Briar College on Nov. 1

The Roanoke Times

Student loan default rates improve for local colleges

The News & Advance

Staff writer for The New Yorker to speak at Sweet Briar

New Era-Progress

Tessa Fontaine chronicles months spent traveling as ‘The Electric Woman’ with World of Wonders sideshow in debut memoir

The Burg

Makayla Benjamin: Enjoying Horses From Sweet Briar to Bitterroot

Sidelines Magazine

Editorial: More accolades for Sweet Briar

The Roanoke Times

Rankings show mixed results for Lynchburg-area colleges; schools urge caution on scores

The News & Advance

Back from the Brink: Sweet Briar Called One of Nation’s Most Innovative Schools

Nonprofit Quarterly

Sweet Briar wins award for fundraising efforts

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar College in sweet spot after facing closure few years ago

WSLS NBC 10

Bending to the law of supply and demand, some colleges are dropping their prices

The Hechinger Report

Sweet Briar showing collection of art created by Afghan students

The Burg

Local college tuition continues to climb

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar College welcomes first wave of local college students

The News & Advance

New board chairwoman named at Sweet Briar College

Virginia Business

Schools are the engine for female leadership in the 21st-century world

StudyInternational.com

For Love of Nature: Remembering Lincoln Brower’s love of monarchs

The News & Advance

Stable Outlook for College Equestrian Programs

Inside Higher Ed

Life well lived: Monarch butterfly scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower dies at 86

TODAY.com

Lincoln Brower, Champion of the Monarch Butterfly, Dies at 86

The New York Times

Sweet Briar College professor and expert on iconic monarch butterfly has died

The News & Advance

Lincoln P. Brower, scientist and protector of the monarch butterfly, dies at 86

The Washington Post

Sweet Briar exceeds fundraising goal again

The Charlottesville Newsplex

Sweet Briar donors contribute $18 million

The News & Advance

Five local schools participating in Virginia Private College Week

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar, LC reading programs introduce students to college academics

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar, VCCA align for teaching partnership

The News & Advance

Makayla Benjamin Jumps to Cacchione Cup Title

In Stride

Professor to highlight Virginians’ efforts in WWI

New Era-Progress

Hidden History: African American Cemeteries in Central Virginia – Lynn Rainville

Blog Talk Radio

Colleges that Don’t Adapt to Modern Needs Face Bankruptcy

Risk & Insurance

Sweet Briar College Almost Closed. What Will It Take to Thrive?

The New York Times

Sweet Briar College student earns Centra award

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar College celebrates graduation, survival

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar grads reflect on near closure in 2015

The News & Advance

Many graduations this weekend including Virginia Tech, Sweet Briar, VWCC

WSLS NBC 10

Woo gives update on Sweet Briar College to Amherst County

The News & Advance

Makayla Benjamin Keeps IHSA In The Family On Last Day Of National Championships

The Chronicle of the Horse

The 35 Most Pristine College Campuses in America

GreenPal.com

President Woo featured in Chronicle’s ‘On Leadership’

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Coalition taps Sweet Briar president as new member

The News & Advance

Comedian, dancer Claire Porter to perform at Sweet Briar

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar to host annual horse show

New Era-Progress

OSU Equestrian, Skyhawk Equestrian, UTM Equestrian, and Sweet Briar Score NCEA Wins Over Weekend

The Equine Chronicle

Sweet Briar’s popular Explore Engineering program accepting applications

The Charlottesville Newsplex

Sweet Briar’s $44 Million Rescue Offers Unusual Fundraising Lessons

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Supply of Students Is Up Nationally, But Some Regions Face Scarcity

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Sweet Briar College EXPLORE weekends planned for high school girls

New Era-Progress

Local colleges will not penalize applicants for activism-related suspensions

The News & Advance

Experts Debate Financial Future of American Higher Education

VOA Learning English

‘Hidden Figures’ engineer welcomed at Sweet Briar College

WSET ABC 13

Retired NASA engineer visits Sweet Briar College

The News & Advance

Grant from local foundation to fund full tuition for two students at Sweet Briar

New Era-Progress

‘Code Girls’ author to speak at Sweet Briar

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar banquet to feature Darden of ‘Hidden Figures’

The News & Advance

The Changing Business Model For Colleges And Universities

Forbes

Study shows growth for local college endowments

The News & Advance

Photojournalist Medford Taylor reflects on 50-year career in new Sweet Briar exhibit

The News & Advance

26 (And Counting) Higher Education Blogs Worth Following

eCity Interactive

Sweet Briar College Partners With Central Virginia Community College in Dual-Enrollment Plan

WIA Report

Sweet Briar College, Which Almost Closed, Gets a Rating Upgrade

Bloomberg

New initiative aims to share Sweet Briar’s art collection with students

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar bond ratings increase for second straight year

The News & Advance

Lynchburg native talks about working as a ‘code girl’ during World War II

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar College releases details on new core curriculum

The News & Advance

ITHAKA Next Wave Conference Focuses on Higher Ed Challenges

Library Journal

Old Ways Meet New Tech (and New Students) at Meeting of Library and Academic Leaders

EdSurge

Girls on the Run race planned at Sweet Briar

New Era-Progress

Author Belle Boggs to speak at Sweet Briar College

The Burg

CVCC enters into co-enrollment agreement with Sweet Briar

The News & Advance

Misplaced monarchs: Clusters of butterflies stuck up north

Chicago Tribune

Four new members named to Sweet Briar board of directors

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar goes inside the naughty world of ‘Avenue Q’

The Burg

Is Climate-Themed Fiction All Too Real? We Asked the Experts

The New York Times

The Tuition-Reset Strategy

Inside Higher Ed

Sweet Briar celebrates Meredith Woo at her presidential inauguration

The News & Advance

Editorial: Sweet Briar’s next chapter

The Roanoke Times

Sweet Briar adds archaeology to October ‘Explore’ events for high school girls

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar excited for opportunity to compete against higher competition in NCEA

The News & Advance

Teaching Newsletter: A New Core?

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Back From The Brink Sweet Briar College Slashes Tuition – Who’s Next?

Forbes

After All but Closing, Sweet Briar Will Shift Curriculum and Pricing

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Sweet Briar Preparing for Fresh Start

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Sweet Briar College revamps curriculum, cuts costs

The Richmond Times-Dispatch

Sweet Briar College introduces sweeping changes

The News & Advance

Remaking Sweet Briar

Virginia Business

New year, new president: Meredith Woo address Sweet Briar convocation

The News & Advance

The Wonder Women of Botswana Safari

The New York Times

Sweet Briar welcomes first wave of college students to region

The News & Advance

Interactive exhibit encourages exploration of Sweet Briar campus

The Burg

Sweet Briar professor composes score in indie film

New Era-Progress

Patsy Ticer, four-term Virginia state senator, dies at 82

The Washington Post

Checking Up … Volunteers at SBC and a Mad Voter

The News & Advance

America’s Top Colleges 2017

Forbes

Sweet Briar Work Weeks bring alumnae in from around the world to help

WDBJ CBS 7

Sweet Briar alumnae help to clean up campus

WSET ABC 13

The Colleges With The Most School Spirit: #MyTopCollege Winners 2017

Forbes

Private colleges gearing up for annual open house

WCAV CBS 19

Editorial: Our unelected all-stars

The Roanoke Times

Exploration in creativity: Sweet Briar camp exposes students to different styles of art

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar fellowship offers teachers master’s degree discount

The News & Advance

BLUR summer program kicks off at Sweet Briar

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar honored for fundraising efforts

The News & Advance

Divine angst: 65 years later, musical comedy returns to stage with score co-written by local woman

Gloucester Times

Queen Anne’s County Public Schools announce new superintendent

WMDT ABC 47

RESTING ON OUR LAURELS to Arrive at Stage 284 This Month

Broadway World Boston

ODAC Notebook: Sweet Briar’s Kishbaugh chosen for NCAA Career in Sports Forum

The News & Advance

Celebrities and leaders share life lessons with the Class of 2017

PBS Newshour

Sweet Briar College holds 108th commencement ceremony Saturday morning

WSET ABC 13

Last commencement for outgoing Sweet Briar president

The News & Advance

Mayor Teresa Tomlinson makes decision on running for 2018 statewide office

The Ledger-Enquirer

Phillip Stone prepares to step down as president of Sweet Briar

The News & Advance

A Historic Comeback: Sweet Briar College Ushers In a New Chapter

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

And the winner of the 2017 Top Adventure College Contest is …

Blue Ridge Outdoors

Sweet Briar senior’s directorial debut deals with suicide, depression

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar announces tennis court renovation

New Era-Progress

The Unsung Equestrian Heroes Of World War I And The Plot To Poison Them

NPR

Prof. Ashbrook talks about Brexit with Mari and Brian

WIQO 100.9 FM

How to Bring a College Back to Life

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Carillon event to commemorate 100th anniversary of World War I

Richmond Free Press

Some Successful Approaches to Keep Girls in STEM

GoodCall

Babcock Season event at Sweet Briar highlights women’s health through theater

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar president sponsors musical tribute to faculty

New Era-Progress

Report: Finances healthy at area colleges

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar offers girls chance to dive into computer science

The Virginia Gazette

Poet revisits dark days of Central Virginia Training Center in new book

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar College class explores creation of sounds

Miami Herald

Sweet Briar ‘town hall’ updates community on reset

The News & Advance

SBC class explores creation of sounds

New Era-Progress

Elston Inn at Sweet Briar receives modifications

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar College’s Incoming President, Meredith Woo, talks with Mari and Brian

WIQO 100.9 FM

Sweet Briar shoots for the moon

The News & Advance

Editorial: Sweet Briar’s comeback continues

The Roanoke Times

Former UVa dean Meredith Woo to be Sweet Briar College’s 13th president

The Roanoke Times

Sweet Briar Picks Next President

Inside Higher Ed

Sweet Briar’s new president comes via Korea, Japan, London and U-Va.

The Washington Post

Former UVa Dean Is Named Sweet Briar’s First Permanent President Since It Nearly Closed

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Sweet Briar selects former U.Va. dean Meredith Woo as new president

The Richmond Times-Dispatch

Sweet Briar College announces next president

WDBJ CBS 7

Sweet Briar College Names Meredith Woo as Next President

WVIR NBC 29

Update: Former UVa dean Meredith Woo to be Sweet Briar College’s 13th president

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar College announces Meredith Woo as next president

WSET ABC 13

Former UVa Dean Named New Sweet Briar President

WINA 98.9 FM

Frequent Flyers: Aerial dance troupe to perform at Sweet Briar

The Burg

Sweet Briar hosts National Engineers Week Banquet featuring head Google engineers

WSET ABC 13

Sweet Briar exhibit tells college history through 116 artifacts

New Era-Progress

Sweet Briar exhibit focuses on clothing, accessories of founder’s daughter

The Burg

Why We Need More Women In Computer Science

HER Magazine

2017’s Best Places to Raise a Family in Virginia

WalletHub

Sweet Briar exhibit focuses on clothing, accessories of founder’s daughter

The Burg

Sweet Briar to launch computer science program

The News & Advance

Good Dog: Walk Me!

Garden & Gun

Sweet Briar College dancing program gets Amherst students moving at an early age

The News & Advance

Lindsay Davis, Process Engineer: Solving Manufacturing Challenges

The Huffington Post

Sweet Briar’s fall dance concert to feature aerial work

The News & Advance

The Graves of WWI

With Good Reason

How Three Colleges Work to Close the STEM Gender Gap

GoodCall

Sweet Briar revives Amherst County Day tradition

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar gets electroacoustic studio

WDBJ CBS 7

Sweet Briar College professor earns teaching award

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar professor sounds alarm about threats to monarch butterflies

New Era Progress

Resurrected Sweet Briar College Upgraded Three Levels by S&P

Bloomberg

Sweet Briar exhibit focuses on former president, Meta Glass

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar College to host environmental science weekend

The News & Advance

Sweet Briar professors Carrie and John Gregory Brown kick off Fall Writers Series

The News & Advance

When the Impossible’s Just Another To-Do Item

The News & Advance

Master’s programs rebound at Sweet Briar

The Richmond Times-Dispatch

Sweet Briar College looking ahead to new year with new students

WSET ABC 13

Sweet Briar profs gear up for semester; year of rebuilding, reassessment ahead

The News & Advance

Area colleges teamed up on renewable energy certificates

The News & Advance