Nathaniel Plemons, a senior history major, recently was awarded second place in the world history category for his paper delivered at the Phi Alpha Theta History honor society regional conference.
Throughout the World
National and global news about Rhodes students and alumns.
Rhodes College juniors McKenna Davis and Matthew Huber are among 240 sophomores and juniors nationwide selected as Goldwater Scholars for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Savannah Muir, a senior economics and mathematics major from Gaithersburg, MD, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Jill Fredenburg, a senior art major from Memphis, TN, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Cary Fowler ’71, vice chair of the Rhodes Board of Trustees, was featured on CBS’ “Sunday Morning” April 2 about the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway.
Four Rhodes students recently represented the college at the annual convention of Eta Sigma Phi, the national honorary society for classical studies.
Beginning in June 2016, senior Jay Hedges began working under Rob Thompson ’99 as a member of a momentous community effort to restore a historic church in downtown Memphis.
Rhodes alums Mark Sellers ’15 and Katie Hatstat ’16 were awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships this year.
This semester, junior business major Victoria Norris writes about studying in Dublin, Ireland, and her latest entry is below
Sadie Yanckello was recently profiled in Memphis' Daily News, where she discussed her job as exhibitions and programming coordinator at Crosstown Arts in Memphis.