Archive for October, 2014

Senior-directed plays kick off Nov. 7 at Sweet Briar

Senior-directed plays kick off Nov. 7 at Sweet Briar

| October 31, 2014

Three theater majors will stage their senior projects at Sweet Briar this semester, beginning with “The Sneeze” on Nov. 7 and 8, followed by “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf” on Nov. 8 and 9, and “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” Dec. 5 and 6.

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Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

| October 29, 2014

Sweet Briar College will hold a dedication ceremony celebrating the expansion and renovation of its historic Mary Helen Cochran Library at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the library’s brand-new Rowe Periodical Gallery.

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SBC career panel includes CIA, homeland security professionals

SBC career panel includes CIA, homeland security professionals

| October 27, 2014

A panel of government service and international affairs professionals will share insights with students and the Sweet Briar community from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Boxwood Room at the Elston Inn Conference Center.

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Grant opens Ways to Wellness

Grant opens Ways to Wellness

| October 23, 2014

Last spring, Sweet Briar College’s counseling area of the Health and Wellness Center received a $2,500 grant from the Stacie Mathewson Foundation and its program Transforming Youth Recovery.

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Webcam captures nature at work

Webcam captures nature at work

| October 22, 2014

Students in Tom O’Halloran’s Advanced Lab in Environmental Science class helped him set up a webcam on the weather tower to track phenology, which is the timing of ecological events.

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Comedic dancer Claire Porter returns to Sweet Briar

Comedic dancer Claire Porter returns to Sweet Briar

| October 20, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Babcock Season continues with a performance by dancer, choreographer and teacher Claire Porter, who will present “Job Set” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Murchison Lane Auditorium in the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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One million reasons to say thank you

One million reasons to say thank you

| October 15, 2014

Sweet Briar College has one million reasons to say thank you to the Class of 1964. Well, technically, it has $1,039,164.64 worth of reasons to be grateful.

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‘Deo’ calls students to action

‘Deo’ calls students to action

| October 13, 2014

Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza told his listeners in Memorial Chapel Sunday night that turning his back on a problem was something he simply couldn’t do.

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Class of 2017 boasts largest number of Pannell Scholars

Class of 2017 boasts largest number of Pannell Scholars

| October 10, 2014

From studying psychophysics and autism to exploring local, sustainable foods to assessing non-governmental organizations and the importance of dance in Burkina Faso, the list of 2014-15 Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship projects is more diverse than ever before.

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College hosts health advocate, genocide survivor

College hosts health advocate, genocide survivor

| October 9, 2014

Sweet Briar College will present a lecture by Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free and open to the public.

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