A guiding factor in Alagia’s college choice was the opportunity to study in academic departments with highly skilled, yet highly accessible, professors.
As KennyBirch considers her past work in her history major and her plans to earn an advanced degree in history, she considers her work as a Mellon Fellow one of the best parts of her Rhodes experience.
Meaghan Waff, a Rhodes senior pursuing an international studies and Spanish major, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Fallou Ngom is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the African Language Program at Boston University. His current research interests include the interactions between African languages and non-African languages, the adaptations of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa, and Ajami literatures—records of African languages written in Arabic script. He seeks to understand the knowledge buried in African Ajami literatures and the historical, cultural, and religious heritage that has found expression in this manner.
Dr. Michael LaRosa has published a new textbook titled The Third Century with historian Mark Gilderhus and Rhodes alumnus David LaFevor.
Erica Hadley ’17 is an international studies major from Snohomish, WA, who serves as the president of the Social Regulations Council (SRC) at Rhodes.
In 1994, the Mertie W. Buckman International Internship Program was initiated to provide outstanding international studies majors at Rhodes opportunities to work outside the US during the summer months. Rhodes is proud to announce the 2017 Mertie Buckman Interns, who are all juniors this year
Senior Korey Henkle is finding new ways to help others through his internship with the Community Legal Center (CLC), which was established in 1994 and is located in downtown Memphis.
This past summer, Kelsey Sweeney ’17 accomplished a goal she set in her first year at Rhodes: to study Chinese in China.