Elizabeth Morrison Warren '12 of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis credits Rhodes with her affinity for the nonprofit sector and her involvement in the city of Memphis.
Prof. David Sick Presented Service in Higher Education Award by Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association
Professor of Greek and Roman Studies Dr. David Sick received the 2019 Jacqueline Elliott Award for Service in Higher Education at the Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association (TFLTA) conference held in Franklin, TN, Nov. 8-9.
Director of instrumental activities at Rhodes and a composer, Prof. Williams has re-created through song 10 poems by Emily Dickinson titled “Emily’s House.”
Does cramming for a test have any benefits? What’s the best method for retaining information? How do memory skills change over a person’s life span? These are the types of questions Dr. Geoff Maddox, associate professor of psychology, explores with students in his Memory and Cognition Lab at Rhodes.
Rhodes’ Postgraduate Scholarship Committee has nominated Carter King ’20 and Caroline Clark ’15 for the 2020-2021 Luce Scholars competition. Rhodes is one of only 75 colleges and universities eligible to make nominations for the nationally competitive fellowship, which is supported by the Henry Luce Foundation in New York.
Rhodes and WKNO-TV will present a screening and panel discussion of “College Behind Bars.” The film tells the story of incarcerated individuals in New York turning their lives around while pursuing college degrees. Since 2016, Prof. Stephen Haynes has directed Rhodes’ Liberal Arts in Prison Program at the Women’s Therapeutic Residential Center in Henning, TN.
Rhodes’ Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing four seniors to compete for the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which provides a $36,000 grant for purposeful, independent exploration abroad. If selected, fellows execute their conceived projects by traveling outside the United States for one year.
Rhodes’ Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing 22 seniors to compete for Fulbright U.S. Student awards to be used for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.
Communities in Conversation hosted a discussion of "Memphis: 200 Years of History," an anthology co-edited by Dr. Jonathan Judaken that chronicles the story of Memphis through essays on the city’s politics, sports, businesses, music, art, and food. The anthology is a central part of this semester’s First-Year Experience, which includes the First-Year Seminar.
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded Rhodes College a $300,000 Campus Grant, which will fund a coordinated effort to enhance programs related to the prevention of, and response to, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.