Dr. Nicholas Buccola, founding director of Linfield University’s Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice, will deliver Rhodes College’s virtual Constitution Day lecture on Monday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. The title of the talk is “To Secure the Blessings of Liberty: Frederick Douglass’ Aspirational Constitution.”
Rhodes College Researchers Receive National Science Foundation Grant for Cutting-Edge Motor and Perception Research
The researchers have been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation grant of $267,970 to study brain activity involved in body movement using 3D motion capture technology. “This equipment is going to put Rhodes College on the map as a serious contributor in the movement science research space,” says Dr. Dan Blustein, principal investigator and assistant professor of psychology. “We are really excited about the diversity of projects we have planned and about getting students from all over the college involved.”
September 24, 2020
Rhodes Students Earn Distinction, Far Exceed Average Pass Rate in National Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Exam
Rhodes’ Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program recently received results about its senior majors who took the 2020 certification exam administered by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Ninety-three percent of the Rhodes students who took the exam in March passed, with 53 percent achieving certification with distinction.
September 23, 2020
September 22, President Marjorie Hass joined leaders in the Memphis community to honor the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
September 23, 2020
President Hass’ Message to the Rhodes Community Regarding Alumna Amy Coney Barrett’s ’94 Consideration for the Supreme Court
President Marjorie Hass sent an email to the Rhodes community today regarding Judge Amy Coney Barrett's inclusion on the short list of Supreme Court Justice nominees.
September 22, 2020
On September 17, Rhodes President Marjorie Hass announced the college is planning to welcome some students back to campus for Spring 2021 and that classes will be a mix of in-person and remote learning.
September 17, 2020
Rhodes College is featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021, which includes profiles of more than 300 of the “best and most interesting” colleges in the country. Rhodes also is recognized for strong programs in economics, English, international studies, history, chemistry, business, biology, and psychology.
September 16, 2020
Deja Walls, a senior biology major at Rhodes College who is interested in pursuing a career as a physician assistant, has been selected as a recipient of the BlueCross Power of We Scholarship. The $10,000 award is funded by the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation.
September 15, 2020
Lynx to the Past, produced by Rhodes College’s Information Services staff, uses the college’s digital and physical archives to tell stories about the campus’ history, mysteries, and legends.The first two episodes of the podcast focus on the origins of the Whiteball competition, the Rhodes Seal located in Southwestern Hall, and the bronze lynx statue in front of the Rhodes Tower.
September 11, 2020
Niche produces report cards and comprehensive rankings for U.S. colleges, K-12 schools, and neighborhoods. With overall high grades for academics, professors, diversity, and value, Rhodes ranked No. 1 for Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Tennessee and No. 2 for Best Colleges in Tennessee. It came in No. 1 for Best Colleges in Memphis.
September 10, 2020