The grant will allow Sewanee to develop a Sewanee Public Interest Data Analysis Institute, and to partner with Meharry Medical College to address public health challenges in underserved communities.
Sewanee Dining began using reusable to-go containers at the end of August when students couldn’t all be seated in McClurg Dining Hall due to COVID-19 protocols. The boxes are “checked out” and returned, and over a six-week period kept almost 34,000 single-use containers out of the landfill.
The University is establishing its own testing lab to provide greater capacity and faster processing for COVID-19 tests next semester. The investment in the lab signifies our belief in testing as one vital strategy to continue having students reside safely on campus, as well as a commitment to the safety of the Sewanee community.
An initiation ceremony was held on Thursday, Oct. 15, for members of the Class of 2021 who have been elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa.