Fellows Spend Summer Making a Difference in the Community

The 15 participants of Rhodes’ Summer Service Fellowship program fanned across Memphis this summer, each completing 35 hours per week of community engagement. Now in its 20th year, the program gave Rhodes students the opportunity to work with a Memphis nonprofit organization of their choosing.

Nasong'o Publishes New Book on African Immigrants and the American Experience

Dr. Shadrack W. Nasong'o, professor of international studies at Rhodes, is co-editor of African Immigrants and the American Experience: Race, Anti-Black Violence, and the Quest for the American Dream. Born and raised in Western Kenya, he has been widely recognized for his prolific research and scholarship on Africa.

Bravo to Rhodes Theatre Guild for Eight Wins at Local Ostrander Awards

The Rhodes Theatre Guild won eight awards at the Ostrander Awards which celebrates excellence in collegiate, community, and professional theater in the greater Memphis area. The Wire in the Garden ensemble brought home seven of the eight awards, and Maggie Emmendorfer won leading actress for Once Upon a Mattress.

Stoddard to Receive Award from American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Dr. Shana Stoddard, associate professor of chemistry at Rhodes College, has been selected to receive the 2024 Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). This is her second award this year from a national organization, having been awarded the Council on Undergraduate Research’s Silvia Ronco Innovative Mentor Award in May.