Rhodes College Ranked Among Leading Institutions for Study Abroad

Rhodes is among the nation’s leading institutions for study abroad, according to the Open Doors 2023 Report on International Educational Exchange released by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Rhodes College Named Among Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

Rhodes College has been named among the “Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs” (MPPWSA), which is an annual report produced by newsmagazine em>Diverse: Issues in Higher Education and the ACPA-College Student Educators International. Twenty-two institutions (not numerically ranked) made the 2024 MPPWSA, which will be published March 14 in the 40th anniversary edition of the magazine.

Rhodes Joins the American Talent Initiative to Expand Access for Highly Talented Low-Income Students

Rhodes College has joined the American Talent Initiative (ATI), a collective of 137 top public and private colleges and universities across the nation working collaboratively to expand access and opportunity for highly talented low- and moderate-income students. Formed in 2016, the initiative is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and coordinated by the Aspen Institute's College Excellence Program and Ithaka S+R.

Students Present Physics Research at Acoustical Society Conference in Australia

Four students from Rhodes presented their research at the Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Australian Acoustical Society recently held in Sydney, Australia. Their research was carried out in the Physics Laboratory for Ultrasonic Studies at Rhodes under the supervision of Profs. Ann Viano and Brent Hoffmeister.

Springfield Music Lecture Series Presents Four-time Grammy-Winning Recording Artist Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell, four-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist, will discuss his music and career at Rhodes College on Feb. 7 as part of its Springfield Music Lecture Series. Isbell also will discuss his thoughts on what musicians can do to transform the world that surrounds them. Dr. Charles L. Hughes, music historian and director of The Lynne and Henry Turley Memphis Center at Rhodes, will be in conversation with Isbell.

Four Juniors Vie for National Truman Scholarship

Rhodes College juniors Anna Yates, Maya Khalife-Hamdan, Stuart Keen, and William Courtney are competing for the 2024 Truman Scholarship, a national, competitive, merit-based award offered to students who wish to attend graduate school in preparation for a career in government, the nonprofit sector, or public service. It provides up to $30,000 to be applied toward graduate school.

Collaboration Strikes the Right Note for Harry Dircks ’24

Harry Dircks ’24 has spent the past four years bringing music to Rhodes through the Mike Curb Institute for Music and spreading Rhodes’ music and values worldwide with the Rhodes Singers. An English major, he has maintained an interdisciplinary focus that led to an internship at an international company and plans to pursue a career in marketing.