The American Association of Colleges and Universities has chosen Sewanee to host one of 14 new Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (THRT) Campus Centers around the country. TRHT Campus Centers prepare the next generation of leaders and thinkers to build equitable and just communities by dismantling the false belief in a hierarchy of human value.
The Festival of Lessons and Carols will be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4. Two services—Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m.—feature walk-up seating. With seats for more than 1,000 guests, we anticipate being able to seat every person who comes to worship in All Saints' Chapel. The Saturday service at 7 p.m. will be streamed live.
The New Yorker reviews Sewanee Classics Professor Stephanie McCarter's groundbreaking new translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, noting that "like an art restorer removing decades of browned varnish from an Old Master, she strips away a number of inaccuracies and embellishments that have accreted in translations over the decades and centuries, obscuring the sense of certain passages, particularly those portraying women and sexual violence."
A determined student with a 70-year-old map and a dollar-store broom uncovers a long-lost piece of Sewanee—and Delta Tau Delta—history on a sandstone bluff.
Sewanee is full of extraordinary people with fascinating stories. Here they share those stories–in their own words.
The Vice-Chancellor Search Committee hosted in-person listening sessions in Sewanee in mid-September. The feedback they received from these meetings and through virtual meetings and survey entries will guide the Committee's work as it begins to review and evaluate candidates.