Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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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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Sweet Briar’s research tower thrives with Virginia Tech collaboration

Sweet Briar’s research tower thrives with Virginia Tech collaboration

| October 28, 2015

Sweet Briar’s Land-Atmosphere Research Station, known as LARS, hums along — now with expanded capabilities and purpose thanks to a collaboration with Virginia Tech.

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Founders’ Day featured in CHE video series

| October 27, 2015

The Chronicle of Higher Education has released a video series featuring cherished traditions at three private liberal arts colleges and universities — including Sweet Briar.

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SBC voters win contest: Meyers is the prize

SBC voters win contest: Meyers is the prize

| October 23, 2015

Yes, it’s true! Seth Meyers of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” is coming to Sweet Briar at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6.

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