This past summer, senior Sam Hilley worked as an intern for the Solar Foundation in Washington, D.C., a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing solar energy use throughout the U.S.
Prof. Michael Nelson attended the second presidential debate and wrote about it for the Cook Political Report, one of the most respected political newsletters in the country.
Political science alumna Bailey Jones ’16 has joined Impact America as an AmeriCorps Member.
Reasoned discourse is a foundation on which the Constitution rests. How well do the presidential debates foster such discourse? What's the best way to listen to and learn from them in the course of making an informed choice between the candidates?
Rhodes junior Joey Bartholomew was in Philadelphia working for the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC), participating in the political process first-hand.
Prof. Michael Nelson published a new essay on how all four presidents from Jimmy Carter to Bill Clinton either faced a challenge or launched an initiative relating to the expansion of opportunity in the service of greater social and economic mobility.
At the 2016 American Political Science Association’s annual meeting, Rhodes political science alums Michael Lamb, Elizabeth Markovits, and Carrie Archie Russell were honored for their work in undergraduate teaching.
This summer a group of Rhodes students, parents, recent graduates, and a member from the Memphis Jewish community went on the first Rhodes-led Holocaust Travel Seminar.
Driving Detroit tries to uncover WHY Detroit is the way it is. It argues that Greater Detroit can be understood as a dual dialectic, one between capital and labor, the other between blacks and whites, manifested on a featureless plain dominated by an oligopolistic industry producing a durable consumer good. The lecture sets the context for these dialectics by describing the region’s geo-political environment and evolving economic and population patterns. It then traces the historical struggles between employers and unions, blacks and whites.
Rhodes Professor Michael Nelson recently published an article about music producer and businessman Sam Phillips on the Claremont Review of Books website.