Rhodes alumna Chloe Moore has made Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list in the 2020 education category, with honorees hailing from across the globe. At the beginning of 2019, she was featured in
Memphis Flyer’s “20 Under 30” list of individuals helping to shape Memphis’ future
National and global news about Rhodes students and alumns.
Dr. Shana Stoddard, assistant professor of chemistry, presented a workshop and participated on a panel discussion at the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers Conference held Nov. 18-21 in St. Louis, MO. The conference theme was “Gateway to Excellence.”
Environmental studies major Ally Nawrocki '20 completed the Steve and Riea Lainoff Global Crop Diversity Trust Summer Internship in honor of Cary Fowler, working on global conservation. She plans to pursue a Fulbright and a career in Environmental Law.
Research Published by Prof. Aixa Marchand Shows Wealth Inequality Undermines Equal Opportunity in Education
Dr. Aixa Marchand, assistant professor of psychology at Rhodes, along with University of Michigan and University of California-Los Angeles faculty, has co-authored a paper that charts how wealth shapes educational outcomes from childhood to early adulthood: The article is published in the November 2019 issue of Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
Prof. David Sick Presented Service in Higher Education Award by Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association
Professor of Greek and Roman Studies Dr. David Sick received the 2019 Jacqueline Elliott Award for Service in Higher Education at the Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association (TFLTA) conference held in Franklin, TN, Nov. 8-9.
Director of instrumental activities at Rhodes and a composer, Prof. Williams has re-created through song 10 poems by Emily Dickinson titled “Emily’s House.”
Rhodes’ Postgraduate Scholarship Committee has nominated Carter King ’20 and Caroline Clark ’15 for the 2020-2021 Luce Scholars competition. Rhodes is one of only 75 colleges and universities eligible to make nominations for the nationally competitive fellowship, which is supported by the Henry Luce Foundation in New York.
Rhodes’ Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing four seniors to compete for the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which provides a $36,000 grant for purposeful, independent exploration abroad. If selected, fellows execute their conceived projects by traveling outside the United States for one year.
Rhodes’ Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing 22 seniors to compete for Fulbright U.S. Student awards to be used for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.
Physics professors Dr. David Rupke of Rhodes College and Dr. Alison Coil of the University of California San Diego, along with a group of collaborators from around the world, have had a breakthrough in understanding a key process in galaxy evolution. Their findings will be published in the Oct. 31, 2019 issue of Nature.