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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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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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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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SBC to host Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend

SBC to host Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend

| September 11, 2015

The Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program at Sweet Briar College is now taking applications for its Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend for high school girls. The event is sponsored by AREVA and will take place Friday, Oct. 16, through Saturday, Oct. 17.

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New art shows highlight female painters

New art shows highlight female painters

| September 10, 2015

Blue Ridge landscapes by regional female artists are at the heart of two upcoming exhibitions at Sweet Briar College this fall. “Anne Hanger: Landscape Abstractions” opens at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, with a talk and reception in Babcock Gallery, followed by “In the Shadow of Paul Mountain: E. Hunt Barrett’s Views of Sweet Briar” on Thursday, Oct. 22, in Benedict Gallery.

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President’s investiture, dance planned for Founders’ Day Weekend

President’s investiture, dance planned for Founders’ Day Weekend

| September 8, 2015

Sweet Briar College will celebrate Founders’ Day Weekend on Friday, Sept. 25, and Saturday, Sept. 26. In addition to the traditional walk to Monument Hill, the College also will invest Phillip C. Stone as its 12th president.

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