Fourteen members of the Class of 2018 have been elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa. An initiation ceremony was held on Feb. 15.
Professor of Biology David Haskell has won the 2018 John Burroughs Medal for distinguished natural history writing for his book, "The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature’s Great Connectors."
Friday March 2, 2018 at 7:30pm at Guerry Auditorium the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra presents its first concert of the Spring semester.
On February 23rd, 2018, Sewanee and St. Andrew’s Sewanee students of migration, politics, and human rights, faculty, staff, and members of the Catholic Charities of Tennessee from Nashville, BRIDGE from Chattanooga, and Catholic Relief Services participated in the refugee camp simulation “Seeking Refuge, Forced to Flee.”
The Sewanee Chemistry Club’s 12th Annual Community Chemistry Demonstration Show was held at
6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 8th, 2018.
The University of the South is delighted to be included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Students.
Dr. Mona Krook, Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and 2017-2018 Carnegie Foundation Fellow will speak in the Mary Sue Cushman room of the Bairnwick Women's Center on Wednesday February 28th at 4:30pm. Her talk is entitled, "The Cost of Doing Politics? Violence and Harassment against Women Politicians."
The Sewanee Herbarium is sponsoring a community botanical art exhibit at Stirling’s Coffee House from February 23 to March 21.
Journalist Alexander Heffner, host of "The Open Mind" on PBS, will give a public talk on the topic "Civil Discourse in an Uncivil Age: The Quest for a Post-Partisan Future.”
Dr. Shalom Goldman, Pardon Tillinghast Professor of Religion at Middlebury College,
will give a lecture entitled “Johnny Cash in the Holy Land: Christian Zionism and
American Pop Culture” at 7p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in Convocation Hall.