Klarke Stricklen, C’22, an American Studies major and African American Studies minor, has been named one of only 62 new Truman Scholars. Chosen for their leadership potential, commitment to a career in public service, and academic excellence, Truman Scholars receive funding for graduate studies, leadership training, and internship and fellowship opportunities.
Phi Beta Kappa 2019-2020 Visiting Scholar R. Jay Wallace of UC Berkeley will give a lecture and hold a "night owl" session via Zoom. Wallace was originally scheduled to visit campus in March 2020; his visit was postponed due to the pandemic and now will take place online.
R. Jay Wallace is the Judy Chandler Webb Distinguished Chair for Innovative Teaching and Research, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley. His lecture will discuss the ways that reactive attitudes, such as resentment and indignation, involve forms of social power, and the implications of this for the understanding and assessment of blame. His related night owl conversation (8 p.m. Thursday, April 22) will address "Why is everyone so angry?"
Politics major Alexa Fults will spend next year with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow. She will work with Carnegie’s senior scholars in the Russia and Eurasia Program.
Bramwell Atkins and Mandy Moe Pwint Tu, both C’21, have been awarded prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowships for 2021-22. Selected from colleges and universities across the United States, winners of the fellowship receive a stipend supporting a year of independent study and travel outside of the U.S.
Sustain Sewanee celebrates Earth Month in April with crafting, Saturday morning bird walks, music, discussions, wildflower hikes, a climate activism conference, and much more!