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National and global news about Rhodes students and alums
Nasong’o Co-edits New Book on Kenya
Dr. Shadrack W. Nasong’o, professor of international studies, is co-editor of the new book The Palgrave Handbook of Kenyan History (Palgrave Macmillan, 2023) with Maurice N. Amutabi of Technical University of Kenya and Toyin Falola of the University of Texas at Austin.
February 10, 2023
Rollens to Become Executive Editor of Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus
Dr. Sarah Rollens, the R.A. Webb Professor of Religious Studies at Rhodes College, has been appointed as the next executive editor of the Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus.
February 08, 2023
Announcing the 2023 Mertie Buckman Interns
Ten international studies majors have been selected as Mertie Buckman International Interns to travel abroad and intern in a country of their choosing during 2023.
February 07, 2023
Rhodes College Chapter Garners Top Awards by the National Office of Society of Physics Students
The Rhodes College chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) is the recipient of an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office, a designation given to fewer than 10 percent of all SPS chapters at colleges and universities in the United States and internationally.
January 30, 2023
Mora Becomes U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States
Dr. Francisco O. “Frank” Mora recently was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States. He served on the Rhodes College faculty from 1994 to 2004.
January 25, 2023
Four Rhodes College Juniors Among Competitors for 2023 Truman Scholarship
Mia-Miracle Craig, Sam Frank, Claire Kiernan, and Vaniel Simmons are competing for the 2023 Truman Scholarship, a national competitive, merit-based award offered to students who wish to attend graduate school in preparation for a career in government, the non-profit sector, or public service. It provides up to $30,000 to be applied toward graduate school.
January 20, 2023
Israel Maymester Brings Foundations Courses to Life
Three Rhodes students accompanied Dr. Kenny Morrell to Caesarea, Israel, for the archaeological opportunity of a lifetime: the Caesarea City and Port Exploration Maymester.
January 19, 2023
J. Bailey Hutchinson ’13 Receives National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship
Rhodes College English alumna J. Bailey Hutchinson is the recipient of a 2023 Creative Writing Fellowship of $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts.
January 10, 2023
Four Rhodes College Seniors Compete for 2023 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship
Four Rhodes College seniors are competing for the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which provides a $40,000 grant for purposeful, independent exploration abroad. They are Isabel López, Benjamin Oelkers, Anna Parkinson, and Van Tran.
December 08, 2022