VIXEN WATCH FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 2016

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM VIXEN WATCH.

MAY 2016 BRING HAPPINESS, GOOD FORTUNE, AND PEACE.


 

Check out WWW.SBC.EDU and WWW.SBC2POINT0.ORG for Sweet Briar information

and

WWW.SBC.EDU/NEWS/   for more Sweet Briar news.


Vixen Watch will be published on Saturdays.  
If you would like me to include any information such as club events or club news to Vixen Watch, please send an email with the complete information to neheim@aol.com.
Thank you

NEWS

SWEET BRIAR

Sweet Briar student has big win in Germany – Congratulations to Makayla Benjamin!

http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/sweet-briar-college-student-places-high-in-horseriding-competition-in-germany/37228170

http://www.wdbj7.com/video/sweet-briar-student-has-big-win-in-germany/37228374

http://wset.com/news/local/sweet-briar-student-wins-international-riding-competition

http://sbc.edu/news/riding/vixen-dons-red-white-blue-world-championship-victory/

http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/sweet-briar-college-rider-topped-league-in-show-jumping-at/article_c1c67693-88bd-54ef-bd7c-5e61d76a5029.html


Enrollment challenges at several colleges in Virginia and Maryland

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2015/12/31/enrollment-challenges-at-several-colleges-in-virginia-and-maryland/


Our view – 16 questions for 2016 (Check out #15)

http://www.roanoke.com/opinion/editorials/our-view-questions-for/article_cee8f3f2-e444-54fb-9b63-77807b5b60b5.html


The News & Advance top stories of 2015

http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/the-news-advance-s-top-stories-of/article_a06681ae-ae5b-11e5-b0bf-231c8827f249.html


Person of the year – Saving Sweet Briar

http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/person-of-the-year-saving-sweet-briar/article_136432ee-afbc-11e5-b99e-dbb4c19bc133.html#.VoU1JeBJiJQ.facebook


Missoula Art Museum holds exhibit of auction items – includes “Sweet Briar Plantation Artifacts” by artist Leslie van Stavern Millar II

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/life/2015/12/31/missoula-art-museum-holds-exhibit-auction-items/77962106/


Faces of 2015 – Sweet Briar College’s Phillip Stone

http://www.richmond.com/news/local/education/article_20cf60fd-d2c7-53c0-b723-e560c5bca52d.html


Top 10 most read news stories of 2015

http://www.richmond.com/news/local/article_831d0aba-adb5-11e5-b67b-5b00202cab36.html


2015 – A year of tumult on college campuses

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-2015-campus-tumult-20151225-story.html


A reopened Sweet Briar finds confidence amid challenges

http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/a-reopened-sweet-briar-finds-confidence-amid-challenges/article_c3a6574a-a9ae-11e5-8a26-63171b1d8960.html


SBC engineering students ‘lost something and then got it back’

http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/sbc-engineering-students-lost-something-and-then-got-it-back/article_c668a750-a9ca-11e5-8f1a-2ba850615ae9.html


 

Winter events round-up – American Shakespeare Center at the Academy, the Return of the Ellington, and more…

http://www.newsadvance.com/lifestyles/winter-events-round-up-american-shakespeare-center-at-the-academy/article_75630f6a-7847-5602-9fa1-2cd76c4dd374.html


John McClenon, Dana Professor of Chemistry emeritus dies

http://sbc.edu/news/chemistry/john-mcclenon-dana-professor-chemistry-emeritus-dies/

WOMEN IN EDUCATION

The Inane Inclusivity Awards - New breed of political correctness wins the title for most insane college trend of 2015
http://www.lifezette.com/polizette/the-inane-inclusivity-awards/

Female college students can apply to UI leadership institute

http://businessrecord.com/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Female-college-students-can-apply-to-UI-leadership-institute-/-3/248/71395


Academia is in desperate need of workplace revolution

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/academia-desperate-need-workplace-revolution


Personal Statements 2016 – The Roots of Diversity in Higher Education

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2015-12-30-personal-statements-2016-the-roots-of-diversity-in-higher-education

STEM

Why some colleges are better than others at getting women into STEM careers

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-some-colleges-are-better-than-others-at-getting-women-into-stem-careers-2015-12-30


A start up is prepping girls for STEM by letting them design 3D printed shoes

http://bostinno.streetwise.co/2015/12/28/women-in-stem-savvy-society-using-cad-for-3d-printed-shoes/


Women in defense to hold STEM event

http://www.floridatoday.com/story/money/business/2015/12/29/women-defense-hold-stem-event/77967808/


Hot topics and trends for women and philanthropy in 2015

http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2015/12/31/hot-topics-and-trends-for-women-and-philanthropy-2015.html


Where are all the women in white hats?

http://techcrunch.com/2015/12/31/where-are-all-the-women-in-white-hats/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29&utm_content=Google+UK

Liberal Arts

Board of Regents play role in struggle at UM

http://missoulian.com/news/local/board-of-regents-play-role-in-struggle-at-um/article_1c74ed0c-95b0-570b-9233-b24fc150592a.html


Liberal arts – good for both mind and pocketbook

http://www.weeklystandard.com/the-liberal-arts-good-for-both-mind-and-pocketbook/article/2000368

Sustainability, Farming

College offers workshop for small farms

http://www.argusobserver.com/independent/news/college-offers-workshop-for-small-farms/article_69c3054e-ae8f-11e5-9fd3-dba1e8c9198e.html


New Degree Program Prepares Students for Careers in Sustainable Agriculture

http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/15/12/p6071792/new-degree-program-prepares-students-for-careers-in-sustainable-agricul

Student Recruiting

Rising number of foreign students are hitting the books in Minnesota

http://www.inforum.com/news/3914358-rising-numbers-foreign-students-hitting-books-minnesota

Other

Enrollment plunges at Marylhust University as feuds, financial losses threaten recovery

http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2015/12/enrollment_plunges_at_marylhur.html


Hard to swallow

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2015/12/29/1-hard-to-swallow.html


The value test – 300 Colleges that pass ( unfortunately not Sweet Briar)

http://www.kiplinger.com/article/college/T014-C002-S002-college-value-rankings-schools-that-pass-our-test.html


2016 Candidates –  give us your education plans

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/setting-education-goals/


The Inane Inclusivity Awards

http://www.lifezette.com/polizette/the-inane-inclusivity-awards/

 

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VIXEN WATCH FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 2016

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