The University has engaged Antique Log Cabins of Chatsworth, Ga, to conduct the disassembly of Rebel’s Rest, which was announced in August. The project of dismantling, evaluating, cataloging, and storing building elements will be led by Kerry Hix, owner of the firm. Hix has done similar work on more than 300 historic log buildings. Work will begin in the next several weeks and is expected to take several months. Following the disassembly, the site will undergo archaeological investigation for evidence of earlier structures.
Sewanee’s crew team competed in a demanding 5,000-meter race last weekend against Virginia Tech, Georgia State, the University of Tennessee, UT-Chattanooga, Murray State and Vanderbilt University, and won silver medals in three events.
Two Sewanee students attended a social entrepreneurship retreat earlier this month and returned to the campus with new ideas about using entrepreneurial skills to solve local and global problems.
Sewanee celebrated Founders’ Day Oct. 17 with the traditional Convocation and the induction of new members into the Order of Gownsmen. Terry L. Papillon was installed as Dean of the College during the ceremony, three honorary degrees were awarded, and Sir Fazle Hasan Abed delivered the Founders’ Day Address.
Seven "junior members" of the Class of 2015 were initiated into Phi Beta Kappa on Friday, Oct. 17; initiated this fall, these students were elected on the basis of their standing through their junior year at Sewanee.