Archive for July, 2013

Young engineers build skills at AREVA camp

Young engineers build skills at AREVA camp

| July 29, 2013

Last week, high school students in Sweet Briar’s Summer 2013 AREVA Explore Engineering camp huddled around their blue and pink kiddie pools in Guion, but their work wasn’t exactly child’s play.

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Scholarship not all work and no swordplay

Scholarship not all work and no swordplay

| July 25, 2013

Sweet Briar’s Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship lets exceptional first-year students spend their sophomore year exploring something that really interests them — something beyond their normal academic responsibilities, just because they want to know about it.

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Endstation premieres “Unearthed: An Appalachian Musical”

Endstation premieres “Unearthed: An Appalachian Musical”

| July 19, 2013

Endstation Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “Unearthed: An Appalachian Musical,” produced in part by a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts as part of the company’s 2013 Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival.

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‘Scholarship kid’ gives back

‘Scholarship kid’ gives back

| July 16, 2013

When you’re as busy as Stephanie Berger ’91, the best time to talk to anyone might be in the car. We caught up with her over the phone as she was navigating traffic en route to her Washington, D.C., office — the Hirschberg part of her company, Berger Hirschberg Strategies.

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Working together to aid others

Working together to aid others

| July 15, 2013

Sweet Briar and St. Ambrose University engineering students teamed up to develop assistive tools for disabled people, both in their home communities and in Ilhéus, Brazil.

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Private colleges host open houses

| July 15, 2013

Sweet Briar is one of about two dozen colleges and universities inviting high school students and their parents to participate in the 2013 Virginia Private College Week from Monday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 3.

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Engineering camp draws high school girls to Sweet Briar

Engineering camp draws high school girls to Sweet Briar

| July 15, 2013

More than 20 high school girls from across the country will flock to Sweet Briar College next week for its 2013 “AREVA Summer Explore Engineering” program, which takes place July 21-26.

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First-year gets taste of Sweet Briar at BLUR

First-year gets taste of Sweet Briar at BLUR

| July 12, 2013

When Briana McCall starts her first semester at Sweet Briar in just over a month, she’ll already be ahead of the curve — thanks to BLUR. As a participant in the College’s Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, McCall didn’t just get to know the campus, she also made friends with Sweet Briar professors and students.

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Sweet Briar hosts Interlibrary Loan Forum

| July 12, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host the 15th Annual VIVA Interlibrary Loan Community Forum Friday, July 12 at the Florence Elston Inn Conference Center on campus.

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Patton ’52 honored by Endicott College

Patton ’52 honored by Endicott College

| July 10, 2013

Endicott College in Beverly, Mass., presented Joanne Holbrook Patton ’52 with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at its 73rd commencement earlier this summer.

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