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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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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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After 5: Faculty and staff reveal avocations

After 5: Faculty and staff reveal avocations

| January 22, 2015

Sweet Briar’s faculty and staff have many avocations outside of their work at the College. Here, four members of our community share more about their lives beyond campus.

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Webcam captures nature at work

Webcam captures nature at work

| October 22, 2014

Students in Tom O’Halloran’s Advanced Lab in Environmental Science class helped him set up a webcam on the weather tower to track phenology, which is the timing of ecological events.

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Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

| September 15, 2014

Martha Woodroof will be on campus Oct. 9 for a reading and book signing — one of a dozen upcoming events that include lectures, musical performances, arts shows, a 19th-century cooking demonstration, and the ever-popular annual Cardboard Boat Regatta brought to you by the students of ENG 110 — Designing Our World.

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AREVA sponsorship bolsters recruitment tool

AREVA sponsorship bolsters recruitment tool

| July 16, 2014

A healthy economy needs a steady pipeline of capable technical workers who also bring different different viewpoints to the problems engineers wrestle with every day. That’s why AREVA Inc., a world leader in nuclear power, supports Sweet Briar’s Explore Engineering.

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AREVA renews support for Explore Engineering

AREVA renews support for Explore Engineering

| March 25, 2014

AREVA Inc. will sponsor the 2014-2015 Explore Engineering program at Sweet Briar College with a gift of $15,000. This is the second consecutive year the company has supported the program as part of its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education outreach.

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Pieces of Virginia history made here

Pieces of Virginia history made here

| March 1, 2014

David Givens’ fingers worked carefully at the object in his hands, attempting to separate one kind of plastic stuck to another.

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Mr. Milton’s arms

Mr. Milton’s arms

| November 15, 2013

Something about the guy with no arms and no legs but an indefatigable smile compels Scott Pierce.

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Young engineers build skills at AREVA camp

Young engineers build skills at AREVA camp

| July 29, 2013

Last week, high school students in Sweet Briar’s Summer 2013 AREVA Explore Engineering camp huddled around their blue and pink kiddie pools in Guion, but their work wasn’t exactly child’s play.

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