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Sewanee biology class raises funds for Belize conservation effort

Students in Professor Jon Evans’ Conservation Biology class this semester at the University of the South conducted a fundraiser for Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD), a nongovernmental organization in Belize. FCD is dedicated to conserving the Chiquibul Forest, a biodiversity hotspot that is being threatened by illegal agricultural incursions, logging, extraction, and poaching.

Sewanee Students Complete Second Full Year Hosting an IRS VITA Site

The VITA program trains students as Internal Revenue Service-certified tax preparers. This is the second full year that the Babson Center for Global Commerce has sponsored the program at the University. Returns are prepared and filed free of charge for qualified and participating taxpayers. Approximately 25 students have gone through the training and volunteered, with about half of those students receiving level two certification from the IRS

Carey Fellows Take on Wall Street

The Class of 2015 Carey Fellows recently spent two days in New York City, where they networked with alumni and friends of the University, toured the New York Stock Exchange, and stood on the floor of the Exchange for the opening bell. This annual pilgrimage for the senior Carey Fellows is part of the capstone course in their business minor and provides them a hands-on experience in the world's financial capital.