Sakura Horiuchi ’19, a chemistry major at Rhodes College, was recently selected as a 2018 recipient of the BlueCross Power of We Scholarship. The scholarship awards $10,000 each to three outstanding minority students pursuing careers in the health care field.
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Dr. Chia-rong Wu, associate professor of Chinese studies, has been awarded a 2018 Scholar Grant by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.
Dr. Brooke Schedneck, assistant professor of religious studies at Rhodes, was awarded an international collaborative research grant from the American Academy of Religion. The grant allowed Schedneck to travel to Ladakh, India in August.
She works in the lab of Prof. Mauricio Cafiero and has published her manuscript in the peer-reviewed journal Computational and Theoretical Chemistry.
He teamed up with Colombian historian Dr. Germán Mejía to publish the book, which provides topical overviews of the key developments and movements in Latin American history, ranging from the earliest human settlement to the present day.
Chandler Hall '19 spent part of his summer in Kettering, England, interning under a Department of Music Archival Fellowship designed especially for him.
Connor Frost, Elise Moix, Kayla Puzdrakiewicz, Madison Perchik, Abby Polzin, and Megan Simons have been working with Prof. Mauricio Cafiero on the design of small molecules with the potential to act as treatments for Parkinson’s disease.
She has founded Clu Technologies, a business to business (B2B) software enterprise that bridges the gap between the in-store and online shopping experience.Team members include Rhodes students Sydnee Haley ’20 and Luke Mansfield ’20 and University of the South student Kylee Richard ’21.
Dr. Jennifer D. Sciubba, the Stanley J. Buckman Professor of International Studies at Rhodes College, has launched a new podcast about global population trends and implications.
She is the recipient of the 2017-18 Mamie Phipps Clark Diversity Research Grant presented by Psi Chi.