Archive for September, 2007

Mount Vernon’s Gift to Sweet Briar Honors Alumna

Mount Vernon’s Gift to Sweet Briar Honors Alumna

| September 28, 2007

If trees could talk, the spindly white ash in front of Sweet Briar House could deliver a lecture on American history. It might wonder aloud why someone had placed four small pink watering cans near the fresh mulch piled at its base.

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Sweet Briar’s Gager Concert Series kicks off Oct. 2

Sweet Briar’s Gager Concert Series kicks off Oct. 2

| September 26, 2007

Sweet Briar College’s Janet Lowry Gager Concert Series will get under way at noon Tuesday, Oct. 2 in Memorial Chapel. Dean of the College Jonathan Green has composed original music for the kick off of the annual series that features music from around the world.

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SBC Celebrates Virginia Archaeology Month with Lecture, Letterboxing, Rainville to speak at Booker T. Washington National Monument Oct.20

SBC Celebrates Virginia Archaeology Month with Lecture, Letterboxing, Rainville to speak at Booker T. Washington National Monument Oct.20

| September 26, 2007

In October, Sweet Briar College will offer two events in celebration of Virginia Archaeology Month, an annual celebration coordinated by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.

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Sweet Briar Joins Web-based Information Network to Share, Compare Data

| September 26, 2007

Sweet Briar College is one of more than 600 private higher education institutions to be profiled in the University & College Accountability Network launched Sept. 26, 2007, by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

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Michael Pollan Lecture ‘Sold Out’…Still want to go? Get on the waiting list

Michael Pollan Lecture ‘Sold Out’…Still want to go? Get on the waiting list

| September 25, 2007

If you haven’t gotten your tickets for the Michael Pollan lecture on Oct. 9, you might be too late. As of Sept. 25, all 652 seats in Murchison Lane Auditorium – with the exception of some on hold for the media – have been reserved.

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SBC Group Gleans Apples for Food Banks

| September 25, 2007

On Saturday morning, Sept. 22, while many of their Sweet Briar classmates were eating breakfast or getting some extra shuteye, a group of students was gleaning apples for area food banks as part of the annual Apple Pickin’ Jamboree.

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2007 Class Inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame

| September 24, 2007

The 2007 class of the Sweet Briar College Athletics Hall of Fame was inducted Sept. 23, as part of the College’s homecoming weekend.

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Vixen Battleship Wins Regatta. The Dam Boat is speediest, Black Pearl unsinkable

Vixen Battleship Wins Regatta. The Dam Boat is speediest, Black Pearl unsinkable

| September 24, 2007

Just prior to the start of the Cardboard Boat Regatta on Saturday, Sept. 22, crew members of The Dam Boat were trying to get a few extra points with the judges. “Dam Boat, Dam Boat, paddle hard, paddle free,” they sang. “Dam Boat, woo-woo, Dam Boat.”

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Sweet Briar Hosts Wetlands Restoration Conference and Workshop

| September 24, 2007

Sweet Briar will be quieter in the last days of September, when classes are suspended for two reading days and many students travel home or afield. In their place will be more than 40 ecologists, wildlife biologists and forestry professionals from nine states.

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Rainville Hits the Airwaves Sept. 25

| September 24, 2007

Lynn Rainville, assistant professor of anthropology and archaeology, will be interviewed Tuesday, Sept. 25 on “Charlottesville, … Right Now,” a talk show on WINA Newsradio. The station is located at 1070 AM.

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