A view of Palmer quad from the top of the physics tower
In the Classroom and Beyond
A group of smiling students enjoying breakfast in the refectory
Residential by Design
An enthusiastic professor teaches a small group of students in the language lab
Scholarship is Curiosity

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Fred Garrett, Liz Hvasta, Tim Lucas, and Nikki Moore were recognized with the college’s 2018 Outstanding Staff Awards. The presentations were made May 17 at the annual Service Recognition Brunch.

The New York Times recently featured Memphis in an article about the city’s development in blighted areas. Three of the hot spots featured are owned by Rhodes alumni Taylor Berger '02 and John Planchon '02. 

Dr. Joy Brooke Fairfield, assistant professor of theatre, stars in Fun Home at Playhouse on the Square, until May 27. 

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She recently graduated from Rhodes with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. In addition to teaching, she plans to study environmental values in Estonian culture and how those values are essential in preserving natural spaces.

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As a fellow, Gleeson will work at the Global Crop Diversity Trust in Bonn, Germany. The fellowship provides the opportunity for a recent graduate to develop an understanding of issues associated with agricultural biodiversity conservation. 

Annual awards were presented at the 169th Commencement Exercises of Rhodes College held May 12 on campus. 

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

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Watch the the 169th commencement ceremonies at Rhodes.