The University celebrates Foundation Day on Friday, Sept. 20. Dr. Sylvia Earle, arguably the world’s best-known oceanographer, will be the speaker at Foundation Day Convocation, which coincides with Family Weekend and will include the induction of new members into the Order of the Gown.
Gee’s Bend quilter Louisiana P. Bendolph, Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence Elyzabeth Wilder, and Associate Professor Jessica Wohl will lead a conversation about quilting, community, and the remarkable creative achievement of the women of Gee’s Bend, Alabama.
The first student takeover of the dining hall for the semester will be Korean Night. The Student Cooking Club, international students, and the McClurg culinary team have developed an excellent menu: student-prepared bibimbap, Korean cucumber salad, bean sprout salad, hotteok (sweet pancakes), scallion pancakes, braised cod with daikon radish, student-made kimchi, and more!
The University of the South officially welcomed more than 450 members of the Class of 2023 and other new students to the University.
The 2019 summer season found Sewanee faculty, staff, and students fully engaged in a variety of environmental activities on campus and around the globe.