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In the Classroom and Beyond
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Residential by Design
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Scholarship is Curiosity

As part of the larger MLK50 commemorations happening throughout the city, Rhodes College is planning a number of special events to educate our students, alumni, and Memphis community members about the Civil Rights Movement and the legacy of Dr. King. 

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The  tournament will be held March 23-25 at the D’Army Bailey Courthouse. “It’s our best opportunity to show what we’ve been working so hard on this year and to really demonstrate the kind of excellence Rhodes represents in collegiate mock trial,” says Daniel Elliott ’19. 

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Since 2013, The Bridge has become a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a board and an executive director. Vendors have collectively earned $35,000-$45,000 annually in paper sales. 

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She is one of only 40 graduating college seniors nationwide awarded the fellowship. She plans to visit Guatemala, South Africa, Greece, India, and Mongolia while completing her project titled “Searching for Home, Shaping the Self.”

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In An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee, scholars examine Memphis’ role in African American history. Prof. McKinney co-edited the book with University of Memphis history chair Dr. Aram Goudsouzian.

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Bryce Berry, Molly French, Will Hunt, Ben South, and Robert Zazulak are recipients of the Theodore William Eckels International Business Internship. Yanxin Li has received the Wafsky Iskander International Internship.

Rhodes plans events, panels, and observances around the MLK50 anniversary.

The inauguration of the 20th president of Rhodes.

Rhodes is now accepting applications for the new Master of Arts in Urban Education.