2016

December

Photos offer glimpse of fall 2016 in review

December 21, 2016

Third SBC professor in four years wins SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award

December 19, 2016

Sweet Briar professor wins VMNH Thomas Jefferson Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Natural Science Education

December 16, 2016

Studying in Seville brings personal and professional benefits to Northwestern student

December 12, 2016

Five things you should be doing right now if you’re a prospective student

December 9, 2016

Teaching to see: A master photographer helps students get the picture

December 7, 2016

Sweet Briar gets high marks on national survey to assess educational effectiveness

December 5, 2016

Sweet Briar snags 2016 Dive Award for ‘Turnaround of the Year’ in higher ed

December 1, 2016

November

Monarch butterfly expert Lincoln Brower named fourth annual E.O. Wilson Award recipient for life’s work, conservation advocacy

November 30, 2016

Sweet Briar rings in holiday season with traditional favorites

November 29, 2016

Senior tackles humor and gravity in ‘God of Carnage’ production at Sweet Briar

November 23, 2016

Navy flight nurse shares experiences treating wounded leaving the battlefield

November 22, 2016

Elkins earns federal ‘professional of the year’ award

November 17, 2016

Vixens wrap eventful semester with home IHSA show

November 16, 2016

Sweet Briar celebrates International Education Week with food, games and a panel

November 15, 2016

Business students say seminar experience taught them to think bigger

November 11, 2016

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia returns to Sweet Briar for Fall Celebration 5K

November 11, 2016

Sweet Briar welcomes visitors to check out new electroacoustic composition lab

November 10, 2016

Sweet Briar names outstanding underclasswomen to Alpha Lambda Delta

November 9, 2016

Sweet Briar students score plenty of ribbons at SWVHJA horse show in Lexington

November 9, 2016

Acclaimed ‘Factory Man’ author to read from ‘Truevine,’ a story of exploitation in the Jim Crow South

November 8, 2016

Sweet Briar College announces 2016 ROSE Awards for staff excellence

November 7, 2016

November Gager Concert features classical pieces by renowned local pianist

November 3, 2016

‘Edgy’ choreographies, a cow skull and an homage to Chihuly promise excitement for Fall Dance Concert at Sweet Briar

November 2, 2016

October

Beloved former dean dies, but his big, booming laugh lingers in memory

October 31, 2016

Sweet Briar to welcome prospective students for season’s final open house

October 31, 2016

Sweet Briar riding caps successful weekend, looks ahead to SWVHJA Horse Show on campus

October 27, 2016

National Book Award-winning children’s author to read at Sweet Briar

October 25, 2016

Amherst County Day recalls past with an eye to the future

October 24, 2016

VMDO Architects win third award for Sweet Briar library renovation

October 21, 2016

Sweet Briar riders compete at Bridgewater

October 19, 2016

VFIC’s 2016 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award goes to revered Sweet Briar College professor

October 19, 2016

Fall 2016 Explore Engineering Weekend to take place at Sweet Briar at the end of the month

October 18, 2016

Sweet Briar’s new electroacoustic lab brings opportunities for women composers

October 17, 2016

Sweet Briar, Amherst County revive community celebration

October 17, 2016

Anthropologist to speak at Sweet Briar on women, gender and religion in Iran

October 16, 2016

Sweet Briar student awarded U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

October 14, 2016

History a popular theme for Sweet Briar College’s 2016 Pannell Scholars

October 13, 2016

Artist’s installation exhibition at Sweet Briar is meant to stir the senses, provoke empathy

October 13, 2016

Professor gives plenary talk at International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education and Research — known as BEER

October 12, 2016

‘Like an unforgettable dream’: Author of critically acclaimed debut novel on Thomas Jefferson to read at Sweet Briar

October 11, 2016

Sweet Briar College deepens already strong STEM curriculum with new computer science program

October 10, 2016

Engineering newbies compete in 13th annual Cardboard Boat Regatta

October 7, 2016

For the 22nd year, Central Virginia aspiring dancers learn steps at Sweet Briar

October 6, 2016

Sweet Briar riders score again at HITS Culpeper

October 4, 2016

In ‘The Trojan Women,’ Sweet Briar Theatre echoes themes of war still relevant today

October 3, 2016

September

Renowned monarch expert to speak at Sweet Briar on butterfly’s troubling decline

September 30, 2016

Sweet Briar’s credit rating from S&P Global Inc. jumps by three levels, reflecting improvements in enrollment, management and long-term planning

September 27, 2016

Undergrad scholars return to Sweet Briar for annual MARCUS conference

September 27, 2016

Sweet Briar College names new director of alumnae relations

September 26, 2016

Vixen riders claim reserve championship at season’s first IHSA competition

September 26, 2016

Sweet Briar’s 2016 Outstanding Alumna Award goes to two alumnae leaders

September 23, 2016

Academic awards honor Sweet Briar students at Founders’ Day Convocation

September 23, 2016

Borgesian time travel: A Sweet Briar student’s journey through words

September 22, 2016

Founders’ Day Weekend connects Sweet Briar traditions across the decades

September 21, 2016

W&L consort kicks off Gager Community Concert Series with Beethoven and Brahms

September 19, 2016

B.F.A. seniors present original dance, music, film and writing capstones

September 16, 2016

Sweet Briar streamathon is back by popular demand

September 15, 2016

Virginia’s Region IV Teacher of the Year is a Sweet Briar alumna

September 14, 2016

Statewide World War I commemoration the result of Sweet Briar professor’s research project

September 13, 2016

Sweet Briar College welcomes record number of honors students

September 12, 2016

Two Sweet Briar grads make journal’s ‘Women Who Mean Business’ list

September 9, 2016

Five academic resources you should know about

September 9, 2016

Carrie and John Gregory Brown to headline Writers Series together

September 8, 2016

Sweet Briar among top Virginia colleges with lowest student loan debt

September 8, 2016

New art exhibition in Benedict features ‘quiet, relaxed’ local landscapes

September 7, 2016

Sweet Briar alumna’s documentary on Sikhism to premiere at UN film festival

September 6, 2016

Team USA at international riding competition has a decidedly pink and green hue

September 2, 2016

Sweet Briar board member CeCelia Valentine ’95 joins NACDL board of directors

September 1, 2016

Gallery exhibition illustrates patterns in art — and life

September 1, 2016

Seay, a 1983 alumna, is in the running for a Hollywood Music in Media Award

September 1, 2016

August

Sweet Briar grad Nene Jones ’16 takes home three NCAA awards

August 30, 2016

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

August 30, 2016

1945 alumna who endowed Wyllie Engineering Program has died

August 29, 2016

Five tips for rocking your first semester at Sweet Briar

August 26, 2016

Sweet Briar opens 111th session with resolve to keep the miracles rolling

August 25, 2016

Creators of Refinery29 feminism series urge Sweet Briar students to be ‘heard and seen’

August 24, 2016

Vixen tennis captain’s summer was for the birds — and other critters

August 17, 2016

Photographs by Andrea Eis capture ‘silent conversations’ with President Emerita Meta Glass

August 15, 2016

Five essentials to pack for your first semester at Sweet Briar

August 12, 2016

Savvy honors researcher devises methods to monitor an invasive water plant

August 11, 2016

Beijing native won’t start classes until fall, but she’s already an ambassador for Sweet Briar

August 3, 2016

New Centra partnership encourages Sweet Briar student research in technology or medicine

August 3, 2016

July

Engineering camp for high school girls fires imaginations, future plans and quite a few circuits

July 29, 2016

Summer honors students use history to navigate a current policy debate

July 28, 2016

BLUR campers work hard and love every minute

July 27, 2016

Dave Matthews Band releases recording of 1996 solo concert at Sweet Briar College

July 22, 2016

Summer archaeology dig takes junior halfway around the world

July 18, 2016

ODAC All-Academic Team boasts 46 Sweet Briar students

July 15, 2016

Alumna’s story on saving Sweet Briar wins gold for CASE Currents

July 15, 2016

Women (of color) a small, but rising force in mainstream superhero comics, finds honors student

July 13, 2016

Sweet Briar College raises more than $10 million and celebrates successful recruiting year — 12 months after near closure

July 11, 2016

‘Industrialized Killing Tour,’ Part Three

July 11, 2016

Honors Summer Research scholar searches Milky Way for celestial objects

July 8, 2016

Indiana crowned Division III mascot champion

July 7, 2016

Sweet Briar to participate in 2016 Virginia Private College Week later this month

July 6, 2016

Suny Monk newest member of Sweet Briar’s board

July 5, 2016

College surpasses $10 million fundraising goal by June 30

July 1, 2016

June

Sweet Briar College and Alfred University presidents forge high-stakes wager on Sports Illustrated contest

June 30, 2016

Presidential Search Committee website goes live

June 28, 2016

Gift of art, eyewitness accounts of family’s time in the USSR augment gallery’s Soviet poster collection

June 27, 2016

President Stone calls on the Sweet Briar community to make history

June 24, 2016

‘Industrialized Killing Tour,’ Part Two

June 24, 2016

Board report on June 19 meeting

June 22, 2016

HSRP program examines Oscar-nominated film about immigration in the 1980s

June 20, 2016

‘Industrialized Killing Tour,’ Part One

June 14, 2016

Transfer student follows passion for design and business in summer internship

June 13, 2016

Graduate teaching program at Sweet Briar boasts strong year, happy alumnae

June 10, 2016

Sweet Briar College hires national firm to assist in presidential search

June 8, 2016

After eight decades, alumna’s thirst for learning remains unquenchable

June 8, 2016

UVa’s Young Writers return to Sweet Briar College for fifth year

June 7, 2016

Addie Martin, longtime Sweet Briar employee, passes away at 84

June 6, 2016

Tax expert to present seminar on planned giving

June 3, 2016

Sweet Briar College names permanent VP for enrollment management

June 2, 2016

May

Nonprofit Quarterly applauds Sweet Briar College’s new bylaws and calls on others to follow

May 31, 2016

Meredith Newman ’09 set to take over Vixen lacrosse program

May 31, 2016

Devon Horse Show and Country Fair welcomes Sweet Briar College as special guest

May 29, 2016

Amherst County Chamber of Commerce honors Sweet Briar with 2016 Business Appreciation Award

May 27, 2016

Sweet Briar graduation photo goes surprisingly viral, seen by 1.2 million people

May 25, 2016

Alumna-baked sweets rank No. 2 on national ‘best cookies’ list

May 24, 2016

Video shows highlights of Rachel Platten’s #CheggMusic101 concert at Sweet Briar

May 20, 2016

Rising junior Samantha Yew is VFIC/Altria Leadership scholar

May 20, 2016

Sweet Briar College names director of international students and study abroad

May 19, 2016

’86 grad named Master Dance Educator of the Year by National Dance Society

May 19, 2016

Publishing deadline turns up the summer heat for anthropology professor

May 18, 2016

President Stone receives 2016 American Inns of Court award

May 17, 2016

One year later, Sweet Briar celebrates 107th commencement

May 14, 2016

All-College awards, faculty and staff honors announced at commencement

May 14, 2016

Leah Busque ’01: ‘Now, We Are All Founders’

May 14, 2016

Sweet Briar inducts newest Phi Beta Kappa members

May 13, 2016

Sweet Briar seniors honored at end-of-year Awards Convocation

May 13, 2016

From the watery depths of Lower Lake to the center of the Milky Way, HSRP scholars delve deep into summer research

May 11, 2016

Vixen Report: Rachel Platten rocks the (field) house at Sweet Briar College

May 11, 2016

New and returning professors to bolster Sweet Briar College faculty

May 10, 2016

Rachel Platten bonds with Sweet Briar women over song that kept them fighting

May 9, 2016

For promising young scientist, a year of discovery leads to Research Experiences for Undergraduates internship at Arizona’s Biosphere 2

May 6, 2016

Sweet Briar College riders honored at annual ceremony

May 4, 2016

Sweet Briar’s inaugural Founder’s Medal to be presented to Amherst County Attorney Ellen Bowyer

May 4, 2016

Vixen swim coach finishes strong at U.S. Masters Swimming Nationals

May 3, 2016

April

Sweet Briar sophomore premieres original compositions

April 29, 2016

Student-athletes honored at annual banquet

April 29, 2016

Sweet Briar President Phillip Stone and Beijing Royal School Head of School Dr. Wang Guangfa develop strategies for sharing faculty, students, ideas

April 28, 2016

President’s report from the April 21-23 board meeting

April 26, 2016

Rachel Platten will share her fight song with Sweet Briar College as part of #CheggMusic 101 series

April 26, 2016

Girls on the Run spring Celebration 5K set for May 1

April 25, 2016

Amid celebration of year’s successes, Sweet Briar board plans search for permanent president

April 23, 2016

In its final board meeting of the year, the Sweet Briar College board approves its bylaws

April 23, 2016

Friends of Art announces annual student awards

April 22, 2016

Alumna’s tech startup leads the way in promoting diversity

April 21, 2016

Sweet Briar to partner with online textbook giant Akademos

April 21, 2016

Sweet Briar places fourth in ANRC National Championships

April 21, 2016

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

April 20, 2016

Aspiring anthropologist and radio DJ finds honors thesis amid Croatia’s abandoned resorts

April 20, 2016

Final orchestra concert reflects a good year — including works by Sweet Briar’s first student composer-in-residence

April 19, 2016

Choral Concert to feature Disney tunes

April 19, 2016

Sweet Briar honors student delves into fantasy with senior directing project

April 18, 2016

Academic fair for high school girls zeros in on liberal arts

April 15, 2016

Sweet Briar announces hire of cross-country and golf coaches

April 14, 2016

Friends of Library Awards announced

April 14, 2016

Sweet Briar women, Hampden-Sydney men to perform together in concert

April 14, 2016

Sophomore researchers present work at annual Pannell Honors Scholars Fair

April 12, 2016

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

April 12, 2016

Music, food and a ceremony mark end-of-year Relay for Life event

April 11, 2016

Laura-Gray Street, Gary Dop and Amanda Korman to read at Sweet Briar

April 11, 2016

Five reasons to visit Sweet Briar now

April 8, 2016

Beats and bamboo, hoops and sinister masks — sounds like a Sweet Briar dance concert

April 8, 2016

Award-winning author and anthropologist to speak on how the Iranian Revolution shaped a small village

April 6, 2016

Nationally known photographer to teach at Sweet Briar this fall

April 6, 2016

SGA president-elect to show off saxophone skills in junior recital at Sweet Briar

April 4, 2016

Sweet Briar College riding team claims fourth ODAC title

April 1, 2016

Sweet Briar is one of Forbes’ 300 Best Value Colleges

April 1, 2016

Concert and film screening complement ‘Art for the People’ exhibition

April 1, 2016

March

Sweet Briar Forever month signals strength

March 31, 2016

Musical program explores roots of bluegrass

March 31, 2016

Howerton to serve as secretary on board

March 30, 2016

Sweet Briar’s miraculous turnaround at heart of two-part series on WMRA

March 30, 2016

Loyola law professor elected vice chair of Sweet Briar College board

March 28, 2016

Sweet Briar students host ‘1 in 5 5K’ to benefit anti-sexual violence organization RAINN

March 26, 2016

Explore Engineering at Sweet Briar is taking applications for summer 2016

March 25, 2016

Sweet Briar elects new board members from Richmond area

March 24, 2016

Music and poetry unite in student-composed celebrations of #SweetBriarForever Month

March 24, 2016

Group of Sweet Briar community artists to show works

March 24, 2016

Forged by fire: 2016 Presidential Medalist’s mettle is tested

March 23, 2016

Two Vixen field hockey players named Scholars of Distinction

March 23, 2016

Priest gives voice to those caught in human-trafficking trade

March 23, 2016

Rock musical ‘Spring Awakening’ to ring in April events at Sweet Briar

March 22, 2016

How the legal fight to save the College was won, from the attorney who fired the first shot

March 22, 2016

And the band plays on: Community will party on the dell to wrap #SweetBriarForever Month

March 21, 2016

TaskRabbit founder and CEO Leah Busque ’01 is Sweet Briar College’s 2016 commencement speaker

March 21, 2016

Next Is NOW streamathon invites you to ‘party with your past, fund our future’

March 18, 2016

Five cool campus clubs you might want to join at Sweet Briar

March 18, 2016

Award-winning poet Lisa Russ Spaar and newcomer Jim Whiteside to read at Sweet Briar

March 16, 2016

High school students to study creative writing and studio art at BLUR, an intensive Sweet Briar College camp

March 15, 2016

Dwayne Yancey play on Russian tragedy to be read amid Soviet propaganda posters

March 11, 2016

A message of gratitude from President Stone

March 10, 2016

Alumna named a top trainer in Ohio

March 10, 2016

Sweet Briar exhibit highlights budding Amherst artists

March 10, 2016

Sweet Briar launches Women’s Leadership Program for exceptional Chinese students

March 9, 2016

Twins thrive in Sweet Briar’s JYS in Seville program, make most of the experience

March 8, 2016

Modernism and World War I expert Vincent Sherry to speak at Sweet Briar

March 8, 2016

Sweet Briar’s JYF in Paris – America’s oldest coeducational intercollegiate study abroad program in Paris – names French woman as new director

March 5, 2016

A letter of thanks to the Sweet Briar community

March 4, 2016

Sweet Briar president commits to strong, vibrant community

March 4, 2016

College celebrates, looks beyond March 3

March 3, 2016

March 3 festivities include service of reflection, rose planting and community lunch

March 2, 2016

February

‘Girls in STEM’ science day draws high school students to Sweet Briar

February 29, 2016

Five things to know about financial aid

February 26, 2016

NASA astronaut speaks to engineers about breaking barriers in her field

February 26, 2016

President Stone featured in Chronicle interview

February 25, 2016

Sexual violence expert shares story at SBC

February 24, 2016

Renowned Native American hoop dancer comes to Sweet Briar

February 23, 2016

Civil rights exhibit opens at Sweet Briar

February 23, 2016

’09 grad co-authors journal’s 2015 outstanding paper

February 22, 2016

‘August: Osage County’ finds humor in tough subject

February 20, 2016

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

February 19, 2016

Land Trust Alliance lauds Hutson for legislative push

February 18, 2016

NPR host Lulu Miller returns to read at Sweet Briar

February 17, 2016

March is Sweet Briar Forever Month

February 15, 2016

Senior Dance Concert should have a lot to like

February 13, 2016

Sweet Briar’s Wyllie Program to host Engineers Week dinner

February 13, 2016

SBC athletics adds two varsity sports

February 12, 2016

College to celebrate annual Gospel Fest

February 12, 2016

Sweet Briar president will give 41st consecutive Lincoln lecture

February 11, 2016

Report from Board of Directors Meeting Feb. 4-6, 2016

February 9, 2016

Alumna tapped to attend AATF Future Leaders program

February 8, 2016

SBC president, chairwoman take questions at town hall meeting

February 5, 2016

Two Sweet Briar seniors stage their own story

February 5, 2016

SBC-inspired art is up for auction in Montana

February 3, 2016

Sweet Briar students debate ‘Ethics and Civic Responsibility’

February 3, 2016

SBC history class travels to Europe this summer

February 2, 2016

Sweet Briar announces new director of media, marketing and communications

February 1, 2016

Grant to bolster Sweet Briar’s environmental programs

February 1, 2016

January

Five study-abroad programs to get excited about

January 29, 2016

‘Rolling Stone Tour’ takes president around the country

January 29, 2016

SBC president says state of the College is ‘good’

January 28, 2016

Photos by Cynthia Henebry on display at Sweet Briar

January 27, 2016

Sweet Briar to hold town hall meeting

January 25, 2016

Distinguished Alumna Award goes to seven SBC sisters

January 22, 2016

Sweet Briar celebrates Amherst through art

January 22, 2016

Sweet Briar names VP for finance and treasurer

January 21, 2016

Sweet Briar named 2016 BRAID Affiliate

January 20, 2016

Musicologist explores relationships among music, the natural world and environmental awareness

January 19, 2016

‘Art for the People’ opens in Pannell Gallery

January 18, 2016

Five things to know about academics at Sweet Briar

January 14, 2016

CIC grant brings online classes to Sweet Briar

January 14, 2016

Teresa Tomlinson ’87 makes list of ‘most influential Georgians’

January 13, 2016

Vixen family rallies on

January 11, 2016

Alumna Dorothy Yates ’42 dies

January 8, 2016

Explore Engineering is taking applications

January 8, 2016

Alumna-led startup partners with Intel

January 7, 2016

‘Super Saturday’ offers federal student aid roadmap

January 7, 2016

Vixen dons red, white and blue in world championship victory

January 1, 2016