Rhodes is featured as one of Billboard magazine’s “2022 Top Music Business Schools” for its Mike Curb Institute for Music. This is not the college’s first appearance on this world stage, having also made the roster in 2020.
Prof. Caki Wilkinson Is a Featured Poet on Poetry Daily
Award-winning poet Caki Wilkinson’s poem “Fox Song” from her book The Survival Expo was featured online Oct. 6 on Poet Daily, whose editors say they select the best and most interesting poems from publications for their thousands of readers.
October 10, 2022
Jackson Hendrix ’24: Bringing Memphis Music Back to Elvis' First Home
Jackson Hendrix ’24 began his journey at Rhodes knowing nothing of cameras—fast forward to his junior year, the computer science and media studies double major is leading a video team working to bring back a piece of history.
October 06, 2022
Dining Room at Rhodes College Named in Memory of Tina McWhorter ’66
New Dining Hall West is now the Tina McWhorter Dining Room named in memory of Rhodes alumna Tina McWhorter ’66. McWhorter died Dec. 28, 2021, and included a generous gift to the college in her estate plan.
October 04, 2022
Prof. Shana Stoddard Receives National Teaching Award
She received the 2022 Henry C. McBay Outstanding Teacher Award at the 49th annual meeting of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers held in Orlando, FL, on Sept. 28.
October 03, 2022
David Caddle ’23 on Leadership and Strengthening Communication and Connection as Student Body President
An urban studies major from Jackson, MS, David Caddle '23 is leading Rhodes Student Government (RSG) as president for the 2022-2023 academic year.
September 30, 2022
Profs. Larryn Peterson and Will Eckenhoff Awarded Nearly $400K National Science Foundation Grant to Benefit Undergraduate Research
The chemstry pofessors have been awarded the grant for the project titled “Acquisition of 400 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer Console and Probe to Bolster Excellence in Undergraduate Research.”
September 29, 2022
Psychology Students Present Faculty-Mentored Research at National Conferences
The Department of Psychology at Rhodes has a long history of involving students in faculty-mentored research including more than 50 students annually on research teams. So far this year, three research teams have presented their research at different national conferences.
September 23, 2022
Rhodes Catches the Eye of Architectural Digest as One of the Prettiest College Campuses in America
The magazine, which features the work of top architects and designers, notes the college’s “beautiful wooded campus with uniformly Collegiate Gothic buildings made of Arkansas sandstone, Vermont slate, and Indiana limestone.”
September 21, 2022
Maryam Taysir ’22 Begins Emerson National Hunger Fellowship to Help Eliminate Hunger and Poverty
Emerson Fellows are placed with community-based organizations across the country and with policy-focused organizations in Washington, D.C. to make a difference in eliminating hunger and poverty in the United States. The new cohort of 18 change-makers began their work this month.
September 19, 2022