Rhodes Is National Mock Trial Runner-Up

Rhodes College Mock Trial Team A emerged as runner-up at the American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament, after going up against Yale University. A total of 48 teams—two from Rhodes—competed April 4-7 in Philadelphia, PA.

Chemistry Students Rack up Top Prizes at National Conference

Sophomore Kayla Puzdrakiewicz won an outstanding undergraduate poster award at the recently held American Chemical Society National Conference. Senior Rebecca Evans beat out all other competitors in a contest to see who could search for scientific data the fastest using the software SciFinder.

Rhodes′ Phi Beta Kappa Chapter to Induct New Members

Phi Beta Kappa is America’s oldest collegiate honor society and champions the liberal arts and sciences in higher education and in society at large. Only about 10 percent of the nation’s institutions of higher learning have Phi Beta Kappa chapters.

Curb Institute Event Delves Into Creativity and Cultural Influence of Beyoncé

Curb Visiting Scholar in the Arts Isabel González Whitaker put together and moderated an event on campus March 27 focusing on Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s influence on music and culture, particularly in the South. “Beyoncé’s history and legacy is deeply rooted in the South, and I think that aspect of her makes her all the more interesting and complicated as a star, artist, and culture-maker,” says González Whitaker.

Handshake Puts ‘Students First’ with Thousands of Job Offerings

From the White House to Google to thousands of other employers, there’s something for everyone on Handshake. Implemented on campus in July 2018, the job-search platform Handshake, available as a mobile app and website, has already attracted more than 800 Rhodes students by catering to their wide variety of passions and career interests.