Archive for March, 2013

‘New York Voices’ features faculty talent

‘New York Voices’ features faculty talent

| March 29, 2013

Ursula Kuhar, assistant professor of arts management at Sweet Briar College, will perform in a New York-themed recital at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 7, in Memorial Chapel. She will be accompanied by Sweet Briar piano instructor Anna Billias.

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Sweet Briar hosts lecture on Peruvian art

Sweet Briar hosts lecture on Peruvian art

| March 27, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host a presentation by author and historian James W. Reid on “How Modern Art was First Created by Ancient Peruvian Women” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Wailes Lounge at the Florence Elston Inn & Conference Center.

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SBC singers boost local opera production

SBC singers boost local opera production

| March 26, 2013

Last weekend, the Sweet Briar Chamber Choir performed with Lynchburg’s Opera on the James in a production of “The Magic Flute” at the Academy of Fine Arts.

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Leading the charge in biology’s new frontiers

Leading the charge in biology’s new frontiers

| March 25, 2013

Raina Robeva has always appreciated applied mathematics in biology. It’s what she did when modeling the effects of radiation on cell cultures for her master’s degree at Sofia University in Bulgaria.

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Student prints on display at Sweet Briar

Student prints on display at Sweet Briar

| March 21, 2013

The third and final exhibition in a series of College-made art, “Sweet Briar Creates III: Student Print Exchanges from the Studio Art Department,” opens Thursday, March 28, in Benedict Gallery.

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Professor emerita Maxine Garner dies at age 93

Professor emerita Maxine Garner dies at age 93

| March 21, 2013

Sweet Briar professor emerita Maxine Garner died Friday, March 8, 2013, in her native Liberty, N.C.

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Brower visits monarch colony with former president

Brower visits monarch colony with former president

| March 20, 2013

Sweet Briar research biologist Lincoln Brower’s most recent trip to observe overwintering monarch butterflies in central Mexico included rewarding highs and distressing lows.

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Changing the field, changing the world

Changing the field, changing the world

| March 18, 2013

Picture an engineer. Do you see a guy wearing a hardhat and a tie? If you look at the list of graduates from Sweet Briar’s Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program, you will find quite a different picture.

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Endstation premieres original play ‘In Sweet Remembrance’

Endstation premieres original play ‘In Sweet Remembrance’

| March 15, 2013

Endstation Theatre Company and Sweet Briar College will host a reading of “In Sweet Remembrance” by playwright Tearrance A. Chisholm at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in Pannell Gallery. A reception follows the event, which is free and open to the public.

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Of mice and philanthropy: A donor’s tale

Of mice and philanthropy: A donor’s tale

| March 14, 2013

It’s the people — classmates and lifelong friends, professors and staff — who keep Katherine Powell Heller ’78 connected to Sweet Briar. But lately the mother of two grown daughters says her thoughts are drawn to her college days for reasons she never expected.

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