Dr. Shatavia Wynn, assistant professor of religious and Africana studies, has been chosen for Sacred Writes’ 2023 Carpenter Cohort funded by the Carpenter Foundation and made up of scholars focused on gender and sexuality studies. Sacred Writes—a project supporting individuals interested in developing a voice as public-facing scholars of religion—will provide the cohort with its public scholarship training and resources on how to translate the significance of their research to a broader audience.
Rhodes Team Secures Win at Investment Research Contest
A team of four Rhodes seniors and one junior won the local competition of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute Research Challenge hosted by the Arkansas, Memphis, and Mississippi CFA Societies. The competition connects college students with investment professionals.
March 06, 2023
Rhodes Hall of Famer Wins Competitive Payne Fellowship
Karrington Knight, who graduated from Rhodes in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in international studies, has been selected to receive the Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship, which will cover her tuition and expenses for graduate school and work thereafter with the U.S. Agency for International Development.
March 02, 2023
MOGL Brokers First-Ever Division III All-Athlete NIL Partnership for Rhodes College
MOGL, the leading provider of NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) technology and digital agency services, announced a historic partnership with Rhodes College, offering NIL opportunities and support to all Lynx student-athletes. Clean label sports nutrition leader Clean Energy will provide NIL deal and products to more than 150 student-athletes. The partnership is the first of its kind in Division III athletics.
March 01, 2023
Nelson to Discuss New Book on FDR’s Efforts to Change the Supreme Court
Dr. Michael Nelson, a recognized Presidential scholar and the Fulmer Professor of Political Science at Rhodes, has a new book out titled Vaulting Ambition: FDR's Campaign to Pack the Supreme Court. In the book, Nelson examines the decisions by Franklin D. Roosevelt to change the three branches of government, including the Supreme Court.
February 28, 2023
Rhodes Women’s Basketball Wins Third Straight SAA Tournament
For the third consecutive season, the Rhodes Women’s Basketball team won the Southern Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Tournament championship. The Lynx defeated (61-52) Centre College on Feb. 26.
February 27, 2023
Fight Like a Girl: Kathleen Modder ’26 Uses Cancer Diagnosis to Raise Awareness
A diagnosis of cancer hasn’t put a brake on Kathleen Modder's education, athletics, or extracurriculars—instead, she’s chronicling her journey to bring awareness and encouragement to others.
February 27, 2023
Rhodes College to Dedicate On-campus Golf Training Facility
Rhodes College golfers will be able to improve their game throughout the year, thanks to the Mike and Nancy Clary Golf Facility. The more than $464,000 indoor golf facility is named in honor of Mike Clary—head women’s golf coach and the longest serving Rhodes athletics staff member—and his wife, Nancy. Clary graduated from Rhodes in 1977, and the couple’s children, Brian ’01 and Julie ’04, also are Rhodes graduates.
February 24, 2023
Zahariadis Receives Third Fulbright Award
Dr. Nikolaos Zahariadis, Mertie Buckman Chair and professor of international studies at Rhodes, has received a competitive Fulbright Specialist Award. In May 2023, he will lecture and conduct research on COVID-19 public health measures in Europe at the University of Macedonia located in Thessaloniki, Greece.
February 22, 2023
Neighborhood Association Presents Service Award to Student Group
Roots at Rhodes, a student organization on campus dedicated to gardening and the study of plants, recently was presented the Mike Kirby Service Award at the annual meeting of the Vollintine Evergreen Community Association. The award—established in 2015 and named in honor of retired Rhodes urban studies professor Dr. Mike Kirby—recognizes volunteers who have rendered exceptional service to the association.
February 16, 2023
Nation’s 24th U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limòn to Speak on Campus
Ada Limòn, the 24th United States Poet Laureate, will read from her poetry as part of the annual Jack D. Farris Visiting Writers Series at Rhodes College on Thursday, Feb. 23. Free and open to the public, the event begins at 5:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus and will be followed by a reception and book signing.
February 13, 2023