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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Senior Jess Gaughan has combined political science, philosophy, and international studies to design her own major in preparation to one day work as a public defender and in the area of criminal justice reform.
Rhodes College has announced that Alexis Kavanaugh has been hired as the next head field hockey coach, making her the fifth head coach in program history.
Dr. Brian Larkins, assistant professor of computer science, serves as faculty advisor, but he says Kathleen Blanck ’18 was instrumental in filling the petition for the establishment of a chapter and spending a year of gathering the appropriate documents, information, and funding as part of the application process.
Through both her student employment and the student organizations she has joined, the Rhodes junior has found herself in leadership and mentoring roles that help students feel at home on campus and inspire their confidence and growth.
The Rhodes production of the once longest-running off-Broadway musical features a newly updated script, which charts the ups and downs of partnerships between people of all genders and includes revisions that reflect changing norms of human intimacy in our increasingly technologically-mediated world.
Rhodes has been named one of the nation’s “Best Value Colleges” in The Princeton Review’s The Best Value Colleges, 2019 Edition. Only 200 schools were selected for the list, which evaluates academics, financial aid, career services, and more.
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.
She is former features editor of InStyle magazine and deputy editor of Billboard magazine, and over her career, she has created and managed content for various media platforms including online, mobile, and video.
Mark Greaney, New York Times bestselling author and native Memphian, visited Rhodes College to discuss his bestselling series The Gray Man on Nov. 4 at an event sponsored by the international studies department.