National and global news about Rhodes students and alumns. 

New Study Abroad Policy Will Help More Rhodes Students Experience the World

Study abroad is an integral part of a liberal arts education at Rhodes, introducing students to courses, internships, and research opportunities around the globe. The college is now making it possible for students to use their federal and institutional aid on any one of more than 300 Rhodes- affiliated semester-long study abroad programs.
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Students Get Insider’s Guide to Working in Washington, DC

What is it like to work and live in Washington, DC? What are the relevant skills and motivations needed? What kinds of internships are available? Rising juniors and seniors at Rhodes got to boost their career prospects and gain insights from industry leaders, think-tank scholars, and public officials on a recent trip to the nation’s capital.
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Tanner Martinez ’19 Receives Highly Competitive Medical Scientist Training Program Award

He is a biochemistry and molecular biology major and will enter the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine this summer. The award provides individuals opportunities to pursue a combined MD-PhD degree in order to care for patients and to conduct research. MSTPs are funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, which is part of the National Institutes of Health.
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Lynx Win Five Championships

Over the course of April 25-28, 2019, Rhodes College athletics participated in 10 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) tournaments/championships. The Lynx won five team championships—women’s golf, men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, men’s track and field, women’s track and field. There also were six individual champions and two relay champions in track and field.
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