Actress and playwright Jazmin Miller, who is a 2008 Rhodes alumna, has returned to her alma mater with a one-woman show titled “Thirteen” which sheds light on human trafficking in Memphis.
In the City
Urban Forestry Fellows at Rhodes have been studying the rings of large fallen trees in the Old Forest located across campus.
Rhodes students – who currently represent 47 states and 32 countries – are contributing to the Memphis community in immeasurable ways by fully engaging with the city’s culture, people, and causes.
On Saturday, January 16, Rhodes students will volunteer at local community sites to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King through service at one of fifteen service sites.
A team of researchers including Rhodes Professor Sarah Boyle and four Rhodes alumni—Brittany Pope, Maggie Blake, Stephen Leavelle, and Jennifer Marshall—have published an article in PLoS ONE along with several of the zoo’s scientists and elephant keepers.
While Memphis may not have a White Christmas, that doesn't mean it isn't a great place to spend the holiday season. In fact, Memphis has so many fun things to do, Palmer Cat wandered away from her home to explore them!
On Friday, Nov. 13th, PreauXX (pronounced "Pro”) performed for roughly 50 students, faculty, and Memphians at Elvis’ original Memphis home. This was part of the Mike Curb Institute’s The Audubon Sessions concert series.
Maraia Tremarelli, a senior environmental science major, recently won the Memphis Area Geographic Information Council (MAGIC) annual scholarship.
The chance for opportunity is endless, and young Memphians should invest in the city, according to the New Memphis Institute.