Research at Sewanee

Sewanee is a recognized leader in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative work across all academic programs. Faculty members integrate original research and scholarship into the classroom and encourage students to join them in extensive exploration of original work through the academic year and during the summer. Through this collaboration, students and faculty contribute to the growing body of knowledge in a wide variety of fields and add creative achievements to art and literature.

Support for research and creative work comes from the college's endowment funds and external grants. Summer research programs have also been supported by a variety of sources. As funding support has increased, the number of students participating in on campus research has grown.


Professor Pradip Malde awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship
April 5, 2018
Pradip Malde is a photographer and teaches at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. Much of his work considers the experience of loss and how it serves as a catalyst for regeneration. He is currently working in rural communities in Haiti, Tanzania and Tennessee, designing models for community development through photography.
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Sewanee Headwaters Initiative to launch this summer
March 11, 2018
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation has provided a large grant to support the Sewanee Headwaters Initiative, a three-year project focused on water quality and conservation in the watersheds that surround the University of the South.
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Evan Elizabeth Joslin
Prof. Joslin awarded American Chemical Society grant
February 9, 2018
Prof. Evan E. Joslin has been awarded $55,000 from the American Chemical Society for her independent research.
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