Rebeca Roldan ’19 and Other Rhodes College Researchers Publish New Research on Antibacterial Agents

Chemistry alumna Rebeca Roldan ’19 is first author on an article based on her undergraduate research published in Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. “I am so honored to have been a part of getting this paper published, and I am especially proud of Dr. Larryn Peterson and the excellent science that is coming out of her lab,” says Roldan. “The experiences I gained and the mentorship I received in that lab, the chemistry department, and Rhodes as a whole gave me the confidence I needed as a young chemist, preparing me well for graduate school and beyond.”

Rhodes to Offer New Course Dedicated to the Science of Climate Change

Warming oceans. Wildfires. Shifting weather patterns. This semester, Rhodes College is offering a new course dedicated to one of the most challenging global issues—climate change. The liberal arts environment of Rhodes is uniquely suited for important conversations about this subject, since it cuts across many disciplines. The spring 2020 course is a collaboration between Dr. David Rupke and Dr. Sarah Boyle.

Four to Vie for Coveted 2020 Truman Scholarship

Rhodes’ Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing four juniors to compete for the 2020 Truman Scholarship, the premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public service leaders. They are Olivia Brown, Teasha Dogra, Jacob Fontaine, and Matthew Mussalli.

Chloe Moore ’16 Featured Among Forbes’ “30 Under 30”

Rhodes alumna Chloe Moore has made Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list in the 2020 education category, with honorees hailing from across the globe. At the beginning of 2019, she was featured in Memphis Flyer’s “20 Under 30” list of individuals helping to shape Memphis’ future

Rhodes College Recognizes 2019 Distinguished Alumni

Annual awards were presented at Rhodes College’s Alumni Convocation on Nov. 16 during Homecoming/Reunion Weekend. Dr. William Van Davidson from the Class of 1962 received the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr. Sherry L. Turner from the Class of 1984 received the 2019 Black Student Association Distinguished Alumni Award.