Seven Graduating Seniors Added
Dr. Scott Newstok and Dr. Carole Blankenship are recipients of Rhodes’ faculty honors for outstanding teaching and research.
Theodore Nollert will teach in Vienna, Austria as part of the Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program administered by Fulbright Austria on behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education.
Four Rhodes seniors have been selected to receive Fulbright U.S. Student Awards for the 2016-2017 academic year.
This year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s 1616 death, an event being commemorated worldwide.
Rhodes alumna Jennifer Andrews has been named the new executive director of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, which is transforming 4,500-acre Shelby Farms Park into America’s great 21st century urban park.
Rhodes College is pleased to announce four juniors have been selected as finalists for the Truman Scholarship. They are Tyler Harvey, Eilidh Jenness, Brooks Lamb, and Jolie-Grace Wareham.
Jess Walter is the author of eight books. He's been a #1 New York Times bestseller, finalist for the 2006 National Book Award and the PEN/USA Literary prize in both fiction and nonfiction, and won the 2005 Edgar Allan Poe award. His work has been published in 30 languages and his short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, Harpers, McSweeney's, Esquire and more.
In April with an international symposium on 1616, Rhodes joins the rest of the world in commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakepeare’s death.
Join us for what promises to be a special evening. Zandria Robinson, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Rhodes College will be in dialogue with award-winning author Kiese Laymon. Robinson and Laymon, two Black Southerners, will discuss life, culture, history and other crucial elements of life in the South.