Rhodes alumna Jennifer Andrews has been named the new executive director of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, which is transforming 4,500-acre Shelby Farms Park into America’s great 21st century urban park.
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Rhodes College is pleased to announce four juniors have been selected as finalists for the Truman Scholarship. They are Tyler Harvey, Eilidh Jenness, Brooks Lamb, and Jolie-Grace Wareham.
Rhodes sophomore Mary Phan has been awarded an Americans for the Arts NABE Scholarship encouraging the integration of the arts and economics.
Rhodes alumnus Dr. Michael Long and his team of researchers have come up with a technique during surgery to protect areas of the brain where speech occurs.
Dr. Jason Haberman’s research shows that people are quite adept at picking up on a crowd’s general mood, that is, perceiving the average expression.
Ecumenica has appointed Dr. David Mason as its new editor, to direct the journal’s content and to oversee the operations of its non-profit organization.
Shannon Hoffman, community service coordinator at Rhodes, has been recognized as a National Bonner Fellow by the Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation.
Dr. Miriam G. Clinton of the Department of Art and Art History has received approval from the Greek Ministry of Culture for a 2016 archaeological study permit.
Dr. Timothy S. Huebner of the Department of History at Rhodes has published an op-ed in the New York Times that sheds light on the history of confirming court nominees in election years.
Music stirs the emotions, and presidential candidates can use the power of music in their campaigns to unify voters, according to Dr. Amy E. Jasperson, chair of the political science department at Rhodes.