Now you can know the exact measurements of the weather using Rhodes’ personal weather station, perched atop Rhodes Tower.
We asked professors, recent grads, and rising seniors what advice they would give a first-year for navigating those sometimes deep waters. Here’s what they told us.
Dominique DeFreece '18 spent the summer at Literacy Memphis as a Rhodes Summer Service Fellow.
Dr. Ernest L. Gibson III of Rhodes’ Department of English discusses the novel’s themes of gender, family, and survival in an interview with Memphis Reads.
In the photo (l-r): Carolyn Dishuck, Emily Harrison, Rebeca Roldan, Emma Selner, Caroline Magee
Rhodes alumni recently took the stage at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions.
Christopher Cox, executive director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action, spoke at the RNC on July 19. View here.
Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s secretary of state, spoke at the DNC on July 26. View here.
Jason Hood ’87, chief legal officer and chief administrative officer at Sedgwick, Inc., thinks of his job as a helping profession, according to an article in Memphis Crossroads Magazine. He is part of a team that provides third-party productivity management services to major employers for matters such as medical leave, credit card warranty claims, and worker compensation. “Every day, someone is having a traumatic event,” Hood says in the article. “We try to address them. We handle claims from all over. We are a business partner . . .
Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization focused on education, has written about Rhodes’ new educational studies major, the State of Tennessee’s recent approval of the schools’ licensure program for teachers, and the college’s partnership with Shelby County Schools.
Dr. Kimberly Kasper, assistant professor of anthropology, was recently interviewed by Stacey Greenberg ‘94 for Edible Memphis about the Overton Park Community Farmers Market. The market, which is overseen by Rhodes College and the Overton Park Conservancy, began in 2012 as part of an effort to address the issues of food access and insecurity in the surrounding community.