All Things Bright and Beautiful Exhibit

For the second year, the Herbarium is sponsoring an exhibit at Stirling’s Coffee House on the beauty of nature, titled “All Things Bright and Beautiful.” This year, the show emphasizes the natural sciences and is co-sponsored by the Environmental Arts

All Things Bright and Beautiful Exhibit

For the second year, the Herbarium is sponsoring an exhibit at Stirling’s Coffee House on the beauty of nature, titled “All Things Bright and Beautiful.” This year, the show emphasizes the natural sciences and is co-sponsored by the Environmental Arts

In the Bleak Mid-winter…

… a promise of spring — or at least a teaser! Looking the worse for wear and sure to face some challenging weather in the weeks to come, leaves from a few of the campus’s thousands of jonquil bulbs have

In the Bleak Mid-winter…

… a promise of spring — or at least a teaser! Looking the worse for wear and sure to face some challenging weather in the weeks to come, leaves from a few of the campus’s thousands of jonquil bulbs have

Preparing for Annual Wreath Making

Herbarium interns Lillian Fulham and Angus Pritchard make coils of woody vines — native grape, as well as invasives Chinese wisteria and bittersweet — in preparation for the annual wreath-making event headed up by Herbarium director Prof Jon Evans. This

Preparing for Annual Wreath Making

Herbarium interns Lillian Fulham and Angus Pritchard make coils of woody vines — native grape, as well as invasives Chinese wisteria and bittersweet — in preparation for the annual wreath-making event headed up by Herbarium director Prof Jon Evans. This

Behind the Scenes at the Greening of the Chapel

The Greening of the Chapel is an annual event, held in anticipation of the Festival of Lessons and Carols. Students, University staff, and community members gather for a day to adorn All Saints’ Chapel with greens, candles, and poinsettias. The

Behind the Scenes at the Greening of the Chapel

The Greening of the Chapel is an annual event, held in anticipation of the Festival of Lessons and Carols. Students, University staff, and community members gather for a day to adorn All Saints’ Chapel with greens, candles, and poinsettias. The

New Species for the County and State!

The Sewanee Herbarium is a repository for specimens of plants that inhabit the South Cumberland Plateau. Here herbarium interns Lillian Fulham and Angus Pritchard admire a specimen of Blephilia subnuda, recently collected at Sherwood Forest in South Cumberland State Park

New Species for the County and State!

The Sewanee Herbarium is a repository for specimens of plants that inhabit the South Cumberland Plateau. Here herbarium interns Lillian Fulham and Angus Pritchard admire a specimen of Blephilia subnuda, recently collected at Sherwood Forest in South Cumberland State Park

Our Campus Christmas Tree

Our majestic American holly is decked out for Christmas. Always a lovely tree, some might say we’re “gilding the lily” with all this lighting, but surely it’s okay to go a little over the top for Christmas!

Our Campus Christmas Tree

Our majestic American holly is decked out for Christmas. Always a lovely tree, some might say we’re “gilding the lily” with all this lighting, but surely it’s okay to go a little over the top for Christmas!

Searching for Winter Green

Although muted greys and browns dominate our winter forest, there are distinct and vibrant patches of green out there, as well. One that caught our eye this week was this walking fern (Asplenium rhizophyllum), seen ambling over  a moss-capped boulder

Searching for Winter Green

Although muted greys and browns dominate our winter forest, there are distinct and vibrant patches of green out there, as well. One that caught our eye this week was this walking fern (Asplenium rhizophyllum), seen ambling over  a moss-capped boulder