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.”
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."
Prof. Evan E. Joslin has been awarded $55,000 from the American Chemical Society for her independent research.
Gwendolyn Whitfield has joined the University as associate professor of business in the Economics Department, and as assistant dean for business education.
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.
Surviving members of the Sewanee Jazz Society will celebrate a reunion on Feb. 8 and 9, in conjunction with an MJQ symposium and a concert by the Aaron Diehl Quartet.
Sewanee Jazz Symposium February 9-11, 2018
Amy Patterson, Professor of Politics at The University of the South, Sewanee, TN, has received a grant from the Global Religion Research Initiative at Notre Dame University (funded by Templeton Foundation) to study how churches shape citizenship norms and behavior among youth in Africa.