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.
In the City
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.
Memphis is one of the best places to go in 2019, according to a new list released by Frommer’s Travel Guides. It’s also one of the best places to go to college.
Located right across the street from campus, Overton Park is a great resource for the Rhodes College community, from athletes training on its trails to students conducting research to those simply wanting to enjoy its green spaces.
Colleen Hulsey ’19, a biomathematics and environmental science double major, and Tierin Burrow ’19, an environmental science major, received awards at the Memphis Area Geographic Information Council annual conference held Nov. 1-2.
This year, multiple films by Rhodes students and alumni were featured at the Indie Memphis Film Festival, held Nov. 1-5. Sarah Link ’19 and Emily Burkhead ’20 had their documentary The Audubon Sessions Presents: Marco Pavé shown at the festival Nov. 2.
More than 500 individuals are expected to attend the regional conference to be held Nov. 10-14 at The Peabody Memphis. A number of immigration experts, government officials, and study abroad professionals will participate.
Rhodes Producing Play in Conjunction with Southwest Tennessee Community College, the U of M as Part of “NottageFest”
The Rhodes Department of Theatre is teaming up with the University of Memphis and Southwest Tennessee Community College to produce “NottageFest,” a three-show festival dedicated to two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage.
McCoy’s 38th season includes three plays, along with four events ranging from shows by the Rhodes Theatre Guild to the 14th Annual Memphis Children’s Theatre Festival. The next performance is “Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine” running Nov. 9-10 and 15-18.