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.
DanceWise: Sensational is a dance concert produced by the Department of Theatre and Dance, with artistic direction by Associate Professor of Dance Courtney World. Student performances are featured in choreography by students, faculty, and guest choreographer Aaron Allen Jr. Sewanee students and employees only (maximum 35) in the theater; reservations required.
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.
The University of the South welcomes six new tenure-track faculty members this fall, along with three alumni who have returned this year to teach. Welcome back to Matt Cathey, C’98, Katharine Wilkinson, C’05, and Bret Windhauser, C’18.