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Tom Campbell named head coach for women’s basketball

After a national search, the Sewanee Department of Athletics has named Tom Campbell as the new women’s basketball coach, Athletic Director Mark Webb announced. “Coach Campbell brings many years of coaching success to Sewanee,” said Webb. “He is an outstanding teacher of basketball as well as an accomplished recruiter to a highly selective, small liberal arts college. I am confident that our women’s basketball program will thrive under his leadership.”

Terry Papillon appointed next dean of the college

terry papillon Vice-Chancellor John McCardell announced today the appointment of Terry Papillon, director of the University Honors Program at Virginia Tech, as dean of the college effective July 1, 2014, at the conclusion of Dean John Gatta’s service this summer.

David Haskell awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship

david haskell Professor of Biology David Haskell has been awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Creative Arts–Science Writing category. The fellowship will support work on a new book, "Songs of Trees," a study of humanity’s varied roles within biological networks as heard through the acoustics of trees.

Senior Jeremy Rios selected for Fulbright

Jeremy Rios, a senior Russian major from Philadelphia, Pa., has been selected for a 2014-2015 Fulbright Award for an English Teaching Assistantship in Andorra. He will represent the U.S. as a cultural ambassador while overseas, helping to enhance mutual understanding between Americans and the people in Andorra.

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Listing of both today’s and tomorrow’s events at Sewanee: The University of the South.
Today
Biology Honors Thesis Talks
Cand’te Talk: “Suicide and Self-Injurious Behavior: What Student Affairs Professionals Need to Know”
Track and Field: SAA Championships
Equestrian: ANRC Nationals
Scholarship Sewanee
Softball: Birmingham-Southern (SAA Tournament)
Baseball: Birmingham-Southern (SAA Tournament)
Men’s Lacrosse: Birmingham-Southern (SAA Tournament)
Watson Fellow information session with Blair Barrows, C’12
A Thousand Lives: Face the Difference
Honors Presentation: Emmy Faison
Organ recital by Parks Greene
At the SUT: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Sewanee Symphony and Sewanee Chorale present “The Sounds of Broadway”
On The Verge
Tomorrow
Women’s Lacrosse: Birmingham-Southern (SAA Tournament)
Sewanee Praise spring concert
At the SUT: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Theatre Sewanee presents “On The Verge” Wed.-Sat. nights, Sunday matinee