Non-biology majors in the BIOL 105: Everyday Evolution: Genes, Diversity, and Society course recently had the chance to participate in hands-on scientific research involving migratory birds after visiting the Arkansas State Bird Observatory. Alix Matthews is the instructor.
Rhodes College alum Aaron Fitzgerald ’10 has been named to the Grist 50 list, which features leaders and innovators from across the country who are working on solutions to the planet’s most pressing challenges.
October 31, 2023
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international academic exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government with participation by students, faculty, and young professionals. Sixteen seniors from Rhodes are competing for Fulbright U.S. Student Awards to be used 2024-2025.
October 26, 2023
The Rhodes Vision includes the goal of graduating students with the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership. Kristin Pedrozo ’22 certainly is an example of an individual with that goal in mind, having been accepted into programs for art museum leadership.
October 24, 2023
Incoming students over the summer were asked to read His Name Is George Floyd, winner of the 2023 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction, by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa as part of Rhodes Reads. The authors will speak on campus Oct. 26.
October 23, 2023
Oxford University Scholar Emma Smith to Discuss Shakespeare’s First Folio as Part of Rhodes at 175 Celebration
As part of Rhodes College’s 175th anniversary celebration, University of Oxford professor Emma Smith will present “What Is Shakespeare’s First Folio—and Why Should I Care?” on Oct. 19. The lecture is funded by the Pearce Shakespeare Endowment.
October 17, 2023
Jennifer M. Collins will be formally installed as the 21st president of Rhodes College on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023. Inaugural weekend events include a campus-wide celebratory lunch on Friday featuring Memphis-inspired dishes, and the Inaugural Talks, which will showcase the richness and variety of faculty scholarship at Rhodes.
October 16, 2023
History major Sam Frank ’24 serves as the 2023-2024 president of the Honor Council, which interprets and implements the Honor Code. Bringing empathy to his role, Frank says, "Any organization tasked with seeking justice needs to prioritize compassion and education if the goal is to improve the community it serves."
October 12, 2023
Rhodes College’s Mike Curb Institute for Music has been named to Billboard’s list of the 2023 Top Music Business Schools. This is the third time the college has made the roster since 2020; Billboard did not release a list in 2021.
October 10, 2023
Tram Truong ’24 began her global college search knowing she wanted the freedom to explore multiple subjects. At Rhodes, she combined two disciplines into a major of her own design, biochemistry and molecular biology (BMB) and business, creating her own career path.
October 10, 2023