Biology department announces 2017-2018 Yeatman Award Recipient

The 2017-2018 Harry C. Yeatman Award in Biology was awarded to Biology major Niko Darby at the annual Biology Department Majors Event in Harris Commons of Spencer Hall. Students who receive the Yeatman Award are Senior Biology or Ecology & Biodiversity Majors chosen for their scholastic achievement, leadership qualities and an appreciation for biology as a discipline which are characteristics exemplary of Dr. Yeatman’s life and career.

Zachau to Present at ACTFL 2017

Dr. Reinhard Zachau will present at the 2017 conference of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL.) His presentation will give German teachers ideas and materials for using the German language to acquaint their students with the plight of refugees.

Dr Preslar Marks the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Dr. Mark Preslar presented his research, "Technology as Catalyst in Revolution and Worldview Transformation," at The 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution Symposium, which took place at Bard College on October 20, 2017. The symposium examined a wide range of topics related to the history, politics, and culture of this seminal event in modern Russian history. It was well received, and he has been invited to give the same address at Smolny College in Russia, a partner institution with the University of the South.

Sewanee Semester in Paris 17 off to a Great Start

For the third year in a row, Sewanee students are spending the fall semester in Paris! Dr. Don Rung and the students have already visited many of the iconic sites in Paris, been to a hockey match, and have spent a weekend in Burgundy. You may follow their adventures at their blog http://arthur.sewanee.edu/languagelab/sewaneefallsemesterinparis/

Talking about the Reformation: A Conversation across Disciplines

500 years ago, Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the door of the All Saints' Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Or did he?!! How does the Reformation impact us today? These questions and many others were explored on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Gailor Auditorium by a panel of four scholars from four disciplines across the University of the South to discuss the significance of the Reformation in their work.
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