Kelsa Anne Warner, a Sewanee senior Geology Major from Fayetteville, TN, will present Breakout Mechanisms in Experimental Pahoe-hoe Lava Flows at the KECK Geology Consortium at Union College, NY on April 25th.
On April 12th, the Spanish House and HOLA staged their own unique version The Running of the Bulls. Students ran in a short and fun race, dressed in the traditional Spanish white and red followed by a fun get-together at the Spanish House. Donations were taken for the Animal Harbor.
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.
The Carlos Gallery in the Nabit Art Building at University of the South is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Art Minors/Environmental Studies Arts & Humanities Majors Monique Stitts, Bea Troxel, and Allie Horick from April 22 to April 30, 2015.
Sewanee faculty have long benefited from the Faculty Fellowship Program at the Appalachian College Association (ACA), which is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the McCune Foundation and others, member schools, and individual contributions. Over the past decade, the ACA has supported one or two Sewanee fellows each year, typically by funding one semester of a full year sabbatical.
Sewanee faculty members have received seven awards in the last funding cycle from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Faculty Grants Program, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and others. This ongoing program gives preference first to collaborative efforts across ACS campus boundaries, and second to initiatives on a single campus that could serve as a model and lead to broader inter-campus programs.
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
Sewanee’s annual celebration of student scholarship, research, and creativity this year will be held primarily on Friday, April 24, though some events will occur Thursday and Saturday—one day is no longer enough to contain them all.