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Senior dance concerts on tap

Senior dance concerts on tap

| September 17, 2015

Sweet Briar College seniors Samantha Cochran and Comora Littlejohn will present a joint dance concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, and Friday, Sept. 25, in the dance studio theater at Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Cochran renovation recognized in ALA magazine

Cochran renovation recognized in ALA magazine

| September 3, 2015

American Libraries, the magazine of the American Library Association, has listed Mary Helen Cochran Library in its 2015 Library Design Showcase.

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Saving Sweet Briar delivers on $12 million promise

| September 2, 2015

Saving Sweet Briar Inc. has made its third and final payment to Sweet Briar College, fulfilling its obligations under a mediated settlement that prevented the school from closing on Aug. 25.

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Highlights from Aug. 20-22 SBC Board of Directors meeting

| August 25, 2015

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors met in a retreat format on campus Thursday evening, Aug. 20, until noon Saturday, Aug. 22.

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President addresses state of the College

President addresses state of the College

| August 24, 2015

Members of the Class of 2019 officially heard from Sweet Briar President Phil Stone for the first time Monday, Aug. 24, at a community meeting in Prothro Dining Room.

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Shadowing Leah Busque ’01

Shadowing Leah Busque ’01

| August 22, 2015

I will soon begin my first year at Sweet Briar College, and I have never been more excited to move forward with my life.

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Sweet Briar readies for fall classes

| August 22, 2015

Sweet Briar College is welcoming students for its 110th academic year next week — the first of many to come in a new era for the school.

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Sweet Briar biologist nominated for conservation prize

Sweet Briar biologist nominated for conservation prize

| August 18, 2015

Sweet Briar research professor of biology Lincoln Brower, one of the world’s foremost experts on the monarch butterfly, is a nominee for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize. Worth $250,000, it is the largest conservation award in the world, according to the Indianapolis Zoo, which administers the prize.

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Saving Sweet Briar leader to serve as athletics recruiting coordinator, assistant coach

Saving Sweet Briar leader to serve as athletics recruiting coordinator, assistant coach

| August 18, 2015

Tracy Stuart ’93, a leader of the Saving Sweet Briar nonprofit that helped save Sweet Briar College from closure, will continue supporting her alma mater in a new role that was announced today by the College’s director of athletics, Teresa Boylan.

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President Stone sits down with The Chronicle of Higher Education

President Stone sits down with The Chronicle of Higher Education

| August 14, 2015

President Phil Stone sat down with Chronicle of Higher Education reporter Steve Kolowich and videographer Julia Schmalz this week for an extended interview

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