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2014 first-year chemistry award announced

2014 first-year chemistry award announced

| May 1, 2014

Noell Cosby is this year’s top first-year chemistry student, earning her the honor of being the inaugural recipient of the Piepho Award for First-year Excellence in Chemistry.

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Daughter’s future good return on investment

Daughter’s future good return on investment

| May 10, 2013

For Bill and Debbie Booth, college is a family matter. Since the day daughter Alyson visited Sweet Briar for the first time, the Booths’ life has been pretty much all pink and green.

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Reintroducing a practical visionary

Reintroducing a practical visionary

| March 4, 2013

Women’s History Month allows us to reflect on yesterday’s pioneers, as well as contemporary happenings that history will ultimately record. This remembrance of Connie Guion is the first in a series of stories related to the 2013 theme, “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.”

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‘NewsHour’ series features College’s STEM program

‘NewsHour’ series features College’s STEM program

| January 16, 2013

Sweet Briar’s STEM teacher development program is featured in a new online video series produced by PBS’s “NewsHour.”

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Science too cool not to share

Science too cool not to share

| December 7, 2012

Have you ever wondered where the bubbles in your pancakes come from? Or what makes apple cider go “bad”? Answers to these and other fun science questions can be found on Ashley Baker’s blog “Chemistry for Everyone.”

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Iota Sigma Pi Chapter Initiates New Members, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

| November 10, 2008

The Lanthanum Chapter of Iota Sigma Pi, the national honor society of women in chemistry, will hold its fall initiation ceremony on Monday, Nov. 17 at Sweet Briar College. The ceremony also marks the 10th anniversary of the Lynchburg, Va.-area chapter, which is made up of students from Sweet Briar, Randolph College and Lynchburg College. [...]

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Sweet Briar Chemistry Major Co-authors Paper in Langmuir

Sweet Briar Chemistry Major Co-authors Paper in Langmuir

| September 6, 2007

Ashley Figueiredo, a senior chemistry major at Sweet Briar College, has co-authored a scientific paper in the American Chemical Society journal Langmuir. Langmuir publishes peer-reviewed research on surface and colloid chemistry, and is frequently cited in those areas of study.

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