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12 things you may have missed this semester

12 things you may have missed this semester

| December 10, 2015

It’s been a whirlwind semester since the College opened its doors to new and returning students on Aug. 27. Here’s an unofficial list of noteworthy tidbits you may have missed.

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SBC voters win contest: Meyers is the prize

SBC voters win contest: Meyers is the prize

| October 23, 2015

Yes, it’s true! Seth Meyers of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” is coming to Sweet Briar at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6.

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News from the president and board report for Oct. 13 meeting

| October 23, 2015

President Stone reports on the most recent telephonic board meeting and news from around campus.

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Football stadium renamed for Gen. Krulak

Football stadium renamed for Gen. Krulak

| October 23, 2015

Gen. Charles C. Krulak, vice chair of Sweet Briar College’s Board of Directors, received a rare honor last week when Birmingham-Southern College renamed its football stadium after him.

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Library digitizes 16 mm films to preserve riding history

Library digitizes 16 mm films to preserve riding history

| October 19, 2015

Sweet Briar’s Cochran Library recently partnered with the National Sporting Library and Museum in Middleburg to digitally preserve 35 mm films made by one of the central figures in the development of Sweet Briar’s storied riding program, Capt. Vladimir Littauer.

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Fall engineering camp makes lots of noise

Fall engineering camp makes lots of noise

| October 19, 2015

There was, quite literally, music in the air as 28 high school women experimented with circuits at Sweet Briar’s Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend. The event drew participants from several states, including Virginia, Maryland, D.C., North Carolina and Texas.

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Rolling Stone: No moss gathering here

Rolling Stone: No moss gathering here

| October 15, 2015

President Phil Stone has been hitting the road as part of Sweet Briar’s continuing efforts to raise funds and engage alumnae in recruiting new students.

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Reading to highlight Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar

Reading to highlight Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar

| October 14, 2015

Sweet Briar students will summon the College’s spirits with a reading at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, and Friday Oct. 30, at the Sweet Briar Museum. The event is free and open to the public.

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IHSA season is underway

IHSA season is underway

| October 1, 2015

Sweet Briar’s 2015-16 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team roster is set and the riders are already seeing competition in the ring.

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New memorial revealed during Founders’ Day service

New memorial revealed during Founders’ Day service

| September 25, 2015

It wasn’t exactly the usual crowd clustered inside the protective wall of the Fletcher-Williams family cemetery atop Monument Hill for the 2015 version of Sweet Briar’s Founders’ Day.

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