Research at Sewanee

Profiles in Research

Taylor Morris

Physics major wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Sophomore physics major Taylor Morris (C’ 16) was named as a 2014 Goldwater Scholar. 283 Goldwater Scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,166 mathematics, science, and engineering students nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide. Learn more →

Anna Alikahani

Politics Major Receives Honorable Mention for CUR “Posters on the Hill” Submission

Senior Politics Major and Posse Scholar Anna Alikhani received an Honorable Mention from the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) for the poster she submitted to their Posters on the Hill session. This honor indicates that Anna's work was among the top 10% of the more than 600 submissions received from undergraduate researchers across the U.S. in every discipline imaginable. Learn more →

Sewanee students present “Science & Art” research at ACA-UNCA Symposium

On September 20-21st, five Sewanee students (including 2 recent graduates) and two professors from the History and Art History departments went to Asheville to participate in a joint conference on Undergraduate Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences sponsored by the Appalachian College Association and the University of North Carolina. Chloe Nigro '14, Caroline Byrd '14 and Nathan Westray '13 each presented research they had undertaken in Dr. Whitmer’s course on the history of the curiosity cabinet (Monsters, Marvels and Museums, Easter 2013). Wallis Ahern '13 presented work she undertook as part of an independent study with Dr. Thompson, and Monique Stitts '15 presented a short film she is developing in dialogue with Dr. MacLaren and Dr. Thompson about the role and importance of the University Art Gallery on campus. Learn more →

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