Rhodes alumna Mimi Dunn is the recipient of the competitive James Madison Memorial Fellowship, which provides for graduate study leading to a master’s degree in American history, political science, or government.
Annual awards were presented at the 167th Commencement Exercises of Rhodes College on May 14 on campus. Rhodes graduate Heting Hommy Zhu was awarded the Peyton Nalle Rhodes Phi Beta Kappa Prize, the college’s highest academic honor, and James Allen Boone, Jr. ’71, vice president for finance and business affairs, received the Rhodes College Distinguished Service Medal.
Savvy readers will recall way back to our fall issue when Kathryn Anderson ’87 inquired about a tasty sandwich served in the Lynx Pub.
The ways in which Memphis and Rhodes intertwine are especially evident in the arts. Memphis is a place where artists can thrive, and Rhodes students are connected in meaningful ways to arts organizations all over the city.
Outside Barret Library, a light layer of white covered the Rhodes campus. Inside Barret 051, a cavernous space typically reserved for group meetings, teams of students huddled together, heads down, diligently working on laptops.
Rhodes senior Emily Hayward has been accepted into a nationally competitive Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP).
Five days a week, Rhodes senior Jessica Ramey heads over to Promise Academy, an elementary charter school in Memphis’ Hollywood neighborhood, to assist first-grade students with their daily lessons.