Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Update on Paris terrorist attacks

| November 13, 2015

Sweet Briar’s JYF in Paris and Nice and JYS in Seville officials are coordinating with students to communicate information as situation in Paris evolves.

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Senior receives grant to attend NCAA Convention

Senior receives grant to attend NCAA Convention

| November 12, 2015

Shaniqua “Nene” Jones ’16 has been selected to attend the 2016 NCAA Convention via a Division III Ethnic Minority Grant.

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Summing up Jim Kirkwood: Intuitive teacher, prolific author, mentor, family man

Summing up Jim Kirkwood: Intuitive teacher, prolific author, mentor, family man

| November 11, 2015

It started with An Introduction to Analysis, Jim Kirkwood’s first mathematics textbook and the one nearest to his heart.

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Sweet Briar names VP for alumnae relations and development

Sweet Briar names VP for alumnae relations and development

| November 9, 2015

Mary Pope Maybank Hutson ’83 has been named vice president for alumnae relations and development, effective Jan. 1.

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Sweet Briar story featured in Virginia Business

| November 4, 2015

The November 2015 print and online editions of Virginia Business magazine, which is distributed around the state and beyond, feature Sweet Briar College in a story titled “Solving a Math Problem.”

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Professor Fink’s discovery makes news — again

Professor Fink’s discovery makes news — again

| November 3, 2015

More than 30 years ago, Duberg Professor of Ecology Linda Fink was the first scientist to document that green lynx spider mamas spew venom from their fangs to protect their spiderlings.

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Board report for Oct. 29-Nov. 1 meeting

| November 2, 2015

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors met on campus Oct. 29-Nov.1. Among its most important business, the 2015-2016 budget was approved.

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Fall dance concert honors icon of modern dance

Fall dance concert honors icon of modern dance

| October 30, 2015

Sweet Briar’s Fall Dance Concert will feature something that hasn’t been seen on stage in some time: A performance by Professor Ella Magruder.

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Blogger sings engineering program’s praises

Blogger sings engineering program’s praises

| October 30, 2015

Huffington Post blogger Diane Propsner has written a great story spotlighting Sweet Briar’s 2015 fall Explore Engineering for High School Women program, complete with several accompanying photographs submitted by SBC student photographers.

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Seth Meyers event opened to Sweet Briar community

Seth Meyers event opened to Sweet Briar community

| October 29, 2015

We’re happy to announce that the Seth Meyers’ event on Nov. 6 is now open to all current students, alumnae, faculty, staff and retirees.

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