This Rhodes program is coordinated by staff from the Department of International Studies, Career Services, and the Buckman Center for International Education. Ben Tracy, Bella Harden, Austin Schmude, Alex Schramkowski, Hamid Shirwany, and Zach Thornton are the new interns.
The Rhodes senior is pursuing a double major in international studies and Russian studies. “While in Kazakhstan, I will further examine how this Central Asian republic, with two official languages, intends to implement English language programs as part of its ambitious development goals,” he says.
An expert on demographic shifts, she plans to use the fellowship to share research from her current book project on population and to reach out to private sector audiences that use demographics to forecast trends.
The Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to share their expertise, hone their skills, and strengthen institutional linkages at academic institutions abroad.
Twenty high schools from Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Alabama will send about 300 delegates to debate and solve world issues in a simulation of the UN General Assembly and the United Nations Security Council Feb. 16-18.
Rhodes College’s Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing three juniors to compete for the prestigious Truman Scholarship for 2018. They are Spencer Beckman, Dylan Craddock, and Anne Healy.
The competitive program accepts applications only through participating universities and offers one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors. Finalists will receive notifications in March 2018.
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