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12 things you may have missed this semester

12 things you may have missed this semester

| December 10, 2015

It’s been a whirlwind semester since the College opened its doors to new and returning students on Aug. 27. Here’s an unofficial list of noteworthy tidbits you may have missed.

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Football stadium renamed for Gen. Krulak

Football stadium renamed for Gen. Krulak

| October 23, 2015

Gen. Charles C. Krulak, vice chair of Sweet Briar College’s Board of Directors, received a rare honor last week when Birmingham-Southern College renamed its football stadium after him.

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Fall engineering camp makes lots of noise

Fall engineering camp makes lots of noise

| October 19, 2015

There was, quite literally, music in the air as 28 high school women experimented with circuits at Sweet Briar’s Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend. The event drew participants from several states, including Virginia, Maryland, D.C., North Carolina and Texas.

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College hosts Families’ Day Nov. 7

| October 16, 2015

Parents, loved ones and friends are invited to visit the College for a day of special events showcasing students’ Sweet Briar experience. Families’ Day will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7.

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Reading to highlight Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar

Reading to highlight Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar

| October 14, 2015

Sweet Briar students will summon the College’s spirits with a reading at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, and Friday Oct. 30, at the Sweet Briar Museum. The event is free and open to the public.

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Oxford summer program a big hit with Sweet Briar students

Oxford summer program a big hit with Sweet Briar students

| October 5, 2015

Three members of the Class of 2017 took advantage this summer of one of Sweet Briar’s most popular study abroad opportunities — the Virginia Program at Oxford.

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Creative writing faculty to read Oct. 7

Creative writing faculty to read Oct. 7

| September 29, 2015

Sweet Briar College creative writing professors Nell Boeschenstein, Jeff Martin and Lindsay Stuart Hill will present a free reading of their work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Browsing Room in Mary Helen Cochran Library.

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Sweet Briar installs 12th president, celebrates Founders’ Day

Sweet Briar installs 12th president, celebrates Founders’ Day

| September 25, 2015

Neither the threat of rain — which had materialized sporadically throughout the morning — nor the thunderous winds that blew through the Quad could have stopped Sweet Briar College from celebrating another, once unlikely, Founders’ Day and the investiture of Phillip C. Stone as its 12th president.

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College to host tour of Monument Hill

College to host tour of Monument Hill

| September 17, 2015

Lynn Rainville, director of Sweet Briar’s Tusculum Institute, will present a talk about the Monument Hill cemetery at the Hamble Center in Amherst at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4.

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Gager concert set for Sunday

Gager concert set for Sunday

| September 16, 2015

Sweet Briar College will present a recital by pianist Anna Billias and soprano Alina Kirshon Goldman as part of its Janet Lowrey Gager Community Concert series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, in Memorial Chapel.

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