Turner, who will serve as a member of the college’s senior leadership team, will be responsible for helping Rhodes bring to life the ambitious goals outlined in the college’s emerging strategic plan, expected to be approved by the Board of Trustees in 2019.
Prof. Shana Stoddard and Students Publish Research That Could Aid in Therapy for Autoimmune Disorders and Cancer
Dr. Shana Stoddard, assistant professor of chemistry, and students in her research lab have co-authored articles recently published in two peer-reviewed journals—Molecular Informatics and PROTEINS: Structure, Function, Bioinformatics.
A computer science major, he is founder of tech marketing and education startup Augseption. His talk will focus on how he has been working with schools in Shelby County to promote the adoption of virtual and augmented reality in classroom curriculums.
Fun, experiential, and trippy. That’s how Erin Harmon, associate professor of art and art history, describes her latest work. Inspired by the city of Memphis and supported by the Rhodes community, Harmon’s Aggregate Optics of Make-A-Do will open at the University of Memphis’ Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art on Friday, Jan. 18.
Rhodes is the host institution for the 58th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, which will be held Jan. 18-20. The conference features interdisciplinary paper/panel sessions, a workshop for high school teachers, and an exhibition on the history of Chinese Americans.
Chanelle Benz, assistant professor of English at Rhodes College, has been named one of the The Los Angeles Times “11 Authors to Watch in 2019.”
Alumni Spotlight: J. Bailey Hutchinson ’13 Uses the “Fundamental Curiosity” Instilled at Rhodes to Craft Community-Based Poetry
J. Bailey Hutchinson '13 has made a career writing and editing poetry and organizing community poetry events. She won five major poetry awards in 2018 and is organizing a summer poetry retreat this year.
Katy Smith, mathematics major from Virginia Beach, VA, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in a ceremony on campus Dec. 15.
Rhodes College field hockey junior Hailey Mules has been named the fifth All-American in the program’s history after a record-breaking season with the Lynx, as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
Six students have been selected recipients of international internship scholarships awarded by Rhodes’ Department of Economics and the Department of Business. Students will work the summer of 2019 in countries of their choosing and with companies they believe will give them the best opportunity to gain valuable career experience.