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.
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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.
students at Career Services event signing up for Handshake

Curb Fellows Meet with Media Industry Execs in New York City

From the attorneys who negotiate the label deals to the marketers who help propel artists through brand relationships, from the PR talents who help shape an artist’s narrative to the journalists covering every aspect of the business, fellows of Rhodes’ Mike Curb Institute for Music recently got to experience firsthand the inner workings of the entertainment business in New York City.
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Spotlight on Faculty: Contemporary Art Historian David McCarthy

David McCarthy, art historian and current head of the Department of Art & Art History, is a beloved professor at Rhodes who teaches a slew of art history courses— including American, modern, antiwar, contemporary, and feminist art — that benefit art and non-art majors alike. McCarthy makes the case that all individuals need to develop the skills of visual acuity.
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Rhodes Mock Trial Teams Qualify for Nationals

For an unprecedented 33rd consecutive year, Rhodes will be sending a mock trial team to the American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament in April. Two Rhodes teams qualified for the nationals after competing in an opening round of the tournament March 15-17.
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