Archive for January, 2013

‘S.A.L.S.A. Guy’ headlines 2013 Leadership Conference

‘S.A.L.S.A. Guy’ headlines 2013 Leadership Conference

| January 31, 2013

The Sweet Briar Leadership Certificate Program will host the 16th annual Leadership Conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Florence Elston Inn & Conference Center.

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Sweet Briar Creates II: Artists revealed

Sweet Briar Creates II: Artists revealed

| January 25, 2013

Community art shows such as “Sweet Briar Creates II” are great for providing plenty of I-didn’t-know-you-could-do-that moments. The show is a faculty and staff invitational art exhibition that opens with a reception at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 in Benedict Gallery.

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Barta hopes program flips a switch

Barta hopes program flips a switch

| January 24, 2013

Kelsey Barta, a sophomore engineering student at Sweet Briar, will host about 20 area sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade girls for an after-school “Engineering for Girls” event Thursday, Jan. 31 at Guion Science Center.

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Lecturer discusses physics of athletic performance

| January 23, 2013

Lynchburg College physics professor John Eric Goff will present “Physics Goodies from the London Olympics” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Sweet Briar College’s Guion Science Center.

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Get help tackling the FAFSA at Super Saturday

| January 23, 2013

Sweet Briar’s financial aid and academic computing offices will host their annual Financial Aid Super Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 26 in the Benedict Computer Lab.

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Thomas Jefferson’s true stance on slavery

Thomas Jefferson’s true stance on slavery

| January 21, 2013

Noted author and historian Henry Wiencek will discuss his latest book, “Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves,” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 12, in the Wailes Lounge at the Elston Inn Conference Center at Sweet Briar College.

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Saying thanks, one month at a time

Saying thanks, one month at a time

| January 17, 2013

Practically from the time Kelly Meredith Iacobelli ’88 graduated, she has been an enthusiastic supporter of Sweet Briar, both financially and as a volunteer.

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Art by Picasso and others on display at Sweet Briar

Art by Picasso and others on display at Sweet Briar

| January 17, 2013

Sweet Briar College will open its exhibition “Material, Method, Medium: Relief and Intaglio Prints from the Permanent Collection” with a reception at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in Pannell Gallery.

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‘NewsHour’ series features College’s STEM program

‘NewsHour’ series features College’s STEM program

| January 16, 2013

Sweet Briar’s STEM teacher development program is featured in a new online video series produced by PBS’s “NewsHour.”

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Professor maps NYC landscape for honors course

Professor maps NYC landscape for honors course

| January 11, 2013

Cheryl Mares, Sara Shallenberger Brown Professor of English, spent the past week in New York City to prepare for a special honors class this spring.

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