She is one of only 40 graduating college seniors nationwide awarded the fellowship. She plans to visit Guatemala, South Africa, Greece, India, and Mongolia while completing her project titled “Searching for Home, Shaping the Self.”
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Bryce Berry, Molly French, Will Hunt, Ben South, and Robert Zazulak are recipients of the Theodore William Eckels International Business Internship. Yanxin Li has received the Wafsky Iskander International Internship.
Prof. Wilkinson is a 2003 Rhodes alumna. Her poem, “When We Were Shepherds,” was published in the March 5 issue of The Nation, America’s oldest weekly magazine.
Kristin Munson, Neil Li, Grant Ramey, and team captain Yui Zhao will represent Rhodes at the regional CFA Institute Research Challenge competition, along with faculty adviser Jade Planchon.
Presenters included Anya McKay ’18, Claire Norton ’17, and Lucy Robinson ’18 from Rhodes.
He is being recognized for his leadership and dedication to food security worldwide.
Fourteen students, along with Prof.Thomas McGowan, represented the Mid-South at the 2018 Global Engagement Summit recentlty held at the United Nations Headquarters.
Rhodes is ranked No. 22 among small schools on the Peace Corps ’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Ten alumni currently are volunteers.
“Our college’s demanding liberal arts curriculum has served our candidates well,” says Dr. Scott Newstok, co-director of post-graduate fellowships at Rhodes. “The Fulbright Program is increasingly competitive, which makes it all the more impressive that Rhodes students consistently earn these awards.
The essay provides history about the early life of Abe Fortas, a Rhodes alumnus who served as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice from 1965 to 1969.