A four-member team of Rhodes students participated in the Culverhouse Leadership Diversity Competition.
To control the rapidly spreading Zika virus, the government of El Salvador recently asked its citizens to avoid getting pregnant from now until 2018, according to Prof. Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba.
The Mertie W. Buckman International Internship Program was initiated by a generous gift from the Buckman family to provide outstanding international studies majors at Rhodes opportunities to work outside the United States during the summer months.
Enriching Studies Through Research Abroad
Professor Copper recently published a three-volume work on China's foreign aid and foreign investment diplomacy.
Dr. Shadrack W. Nasong’o, of Rhodes’ Department of International Studies, is editor of the new book The Roots of Ethnic Conflict in Africa: From Grievance to Violence.
Huei-Yuan (Steven) Tai has been the Director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Atlanta since March 2013. Prior to assuming this important diplomatic role for Taiwan, he has held several posts at Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and served in the US and Europe.
Alex Dileo, Preston Tunnel Wilson, Katie Hatstat, Tony Hanna
Modus Vivendi is the peer-reviewed student journal of international studies at Rhodes College. Published under the auspices of the Sigma Iota Rho honor society, the editorial staff of the journal selects 5-7 articles a year among those submitted anonymously by students. All students are welcome to submit—selection is not limited to IS majors or students enrolled in IS courses. Modus Vivendi has been a tradition in the department since 1995.
There are three main ways for Rhodes students to be involved with Model United Nations (or Model UN).
The I.S. Department offers a one-credit, evening course (open to any major) where students simulate the proceedings of the U.N. General Assembly. In this simulation, students engage in rigorous debates on relevant topics of international importance, and seek to find common diplomatic ground.