A new committee has been named to consider the names and stories behind buildings, monuments, and places on the Domain. Its work will support the Regents’ plan for evaluating the University’s past ties to the Confederacy.
In this classic Shakespeare tragedy, Prince Hamlet contemplates life, death, sanity, love, and revenge after the death of his father, the king of Denmark. The production, directed by James Crawford, will run October 22-24 and 28-31. The actors will not be wearing masks; masks are required for audience members.
Halsey Cook Jr., C’85, president and CEO of Milliken & Company, is the Babson Center’s 2021 Graham Executive-in-Residence. With 30 years of experience in global business, Cook has taken a values-based approach to leadership at Milliken. Founded in 1865 and now with more than 7,000 employees, Milliken has been named to the World’s Most Ethical Companies list by Ethisphere Institute for 15 straight years. Upholding Milliken’s purpose, “Together we strive to positively impact the world around us for generations to come,” the company has proven that it can be profitable while being socially and environmentally responsible. Join the Babson Center for a fascinating discussion about the roles ethics and innovation play in leading a large corporation and creating a sustainable environment.
The community is invited to join the Sewanee Review in celebrating Vievee Francis, recipient of the 2021 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry. On Tuesday, Oct. 12, poet and critic Phillip B. Williams will present a lecture on Francis’s poetry at 4 p.m. in Guerry Auditorium. Francis will accept the award and give a reading from her work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in Convocation Hall. A reception will follow each event. Both events are free and open to the public.
A Fall Convocation on Friday, Sept. 17, celebrated the induction of new members into the Order of the Gown during Family Weekend.