A computer science major, he is founder of tech marketing and education startup Augseption. His talk will focus on how he has been working with schools in Shelby County to promote the adoption of virtual and augmented reality in classroom curriculums.
Fun, experiential, and trippy. That’s how Erin Harmon, associate professor of art and art history, describes her latest work. Inspired by the city of Memphis and supported by the Rhodes community, Harmon’s Aggregate Optics of Make-A-Do will open at the University of Memphis’ Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art on Friday, Jan. 18.
Rhodes is the host institution for the 58th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, which will be held Jan. 18-20. The conference features interdisciplinary paper/panel sessions, a workshop for high school teachers, and an exhibition on the history of Chinese Americans.
Chanelle Benz, assistant professor of English at Rhodes College, has been named one of the The Los Angeles Times “11 Authors to Watch in 2019.”
Alumni Spotlight: J. Bailey Hutchinson ’13 Uses the “Fundamental Curiosity” Instilled at Rhodes to Craft Community-Based Poetry
J. Bailey Hutchinson '13 has made a career writing and editing poetry and organizing community poetry events. She won five major poetry awards in 2018 and is organizing a summer poetry retreat this year.
Katy Smith, mathematics major from Virginia Beach, VA, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in a ceremony on campus Dec. 15.
Rhodes College field hockey junior Hailey Mules has been named the fifth All-American in the program’s history after a record-breaking season with the Lynx, as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
Six students have been selected recipients of international internship scholarships awarded by Rhodes’ Department of Economics and the Department of Business. Students will work the summer of 2019 in countries of their choosing and with companies they believe will give them the best opportunity to gain valuable career experience.
Rhodes’ Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing three juniors to compete for the 2019 Truman Scholarship, the premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public service leaders. They are Adam Cruthirds and Tony Eskridge, both from Memphis, TN, and William “Alex” Schramkowski from Brentwood, TN.
They are Sarah Eiland ’20, Jessica Frankl ’20, Caitlin Gaine ’20, Joon Hwang ’21, Phyu Khine ’20, Krisin Morris ’20, and Sara Weeks ’20, who will have an opportunity to work in a country of their choosing in the summer of 2019. The Mertie W. Buckman International Internship Program is for outstanding sophomores and juniors majoring in international studies.
Senior left tackle DJ Coker has been named an American Football Coaches Association All-American, becoming the first Lynx to earn All-American honors by the AFCA in back-to-back seasons.