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12 things you may have missed this semester

12 things you may have missed this semester

| December 10, 2015

It’s been a whirlwind semester since the College opened its doors to new and returning students on Aug. 27. Here’s an unofficial list of noteworthy tidbits you may have missed.

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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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Library digitizes 16 mm films to preserve riding history

Library digitizes 16 mm films to preserve riding history

| October 19, 2015

Sweet Briar’s Cochran Library recently partnered with the National Sporting Library and Museum in Middleburg to digitally preserve 35 mm films made by one of the central figures in the development of Sweet Briar’s storied riding program, Capt. Vladimir Littauer.

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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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Rolling Stone: No moss gathering here

Rolling Stone: No moss gathering here

| October 15, 2015

President Phil Stone has been hitting the road as part of Sweet Briar’s continuing efforts to raise funds and engage alumnae in recruiting new students.

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IHSA season is underway

IHSA season is underway

| October 1, 2015

Sweet Briar’s 2015-16 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team roster is set and the riders are already seeing competition in the ring.

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New memorial revealed during Founders’ Day service

New memorial revealed during Founders’ Day service

| September 25, 2015

It wasn’t exactly the usual crowd clustered inside the protective wall of the Fletcher-Williams family cemetery atop Monument Hill for the 2015 version of Sweet Briar’s Founders’ Day.

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Sweet Briar installs 12th president, celebrates Founders’ Day

Sweet Briar installs 12th president, celebrates Founders’ Day

| September 25, 2015

Neither the threat of rain — which had materialized sporadically throughout the morning — nor the thunderous winds that blew through the Quad could have stopped Sweet Briar College from celebrating another, once unlikely, Founders’ Day and the investiture of Phillip C. Stone as its 12th president.

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SBC musicians, horses put on a show

SBC musicians, horses put on a show

| September 22, 2015

The Sweet Briar Chamber Orchestra and the riding program will present a joint program, “Le Carrousel,” at around 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, on the dell near Prothro Hall.

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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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