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Media Mentions


This page includes a sampling of notable mentions of Rhodes College in the media and is not a comprehensive list.

August 2014

Prof. Stephen Haynes Publishes Article About Insights on the Civil Rights Movement After Attending Summer Institute in Mississippi-Huffington Post-Aug. 9

Rhodes to Use Mellon Grant to Raise Region’s Profile-Commercial Appeal -Aug. 8

Rhodes Cracks Forbes’ Top 100-Memphis Business Journal-Aug. 8

Rhodes’ Women’s Golf Team Is Featured in NCAA Magazine-Champion-Summer 2014

July 2014

Prof. Victor Coonin Explains Why Michelangelo’s David Is So Famous-WREG/CBS-TV-July 21

Prof. Andrew Michta Comments on Malaysian Airliner Tragedy-WHBQ/FOX-TV-July 17

June 2014

Prof. Andrew Michta Is Quoted About Secret Recordings Involving Some of Poland’s Highest Officials-New York Times-June 22

Rhodes Soccer Coach Andy Marcinko Says Americans’ Awareness of World Cup Is Growing-Memphis Daily News-June 13

Singer Rosanne Cash’s Return to Memphis Includes Time Spent With Rhodes Students-The Commercial Appeal-June 8

Rhodes Student Elizabeth Ross Helps Build MIFA’s Online Resource for Long-Term Care Needs-Memphis Daily News-June 3

May 2014

Women’s Golf Wins NCAA Division 3 Tournament-Golfweek-May 16

Bill Short of Rhodes′ Barret Library Discusses the Library′s Oldest Book-The Commercial Appeal-May 16

Prof. Michael LaRosa Publishes Commentary About Political Move by Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush–Huffington Post "Politics"-May 9

April 2014

Isabel Buonopane Selected for Fulbright Student Award-Atlanta Journal Constitution “Best in Class”-April 24

Street Paper Started By Rhodes Students Celebrates One-Year Anniversary-Memphis Daily News-April 18

Rhodes Student Liz Bigus Tells of Her Hometown′s Outpouring of Love After Shooting Tragedy at Kansas Jewish Community 17

Prof. Milton Moreland Named Dean of Faculty-The Commercial Appeal-April 14

March 2014

Bud Richey, Evan Katz, and Caroline Ponseti Discuss Opportunities Memphis Affords Students Including Producing Memphis′ First Street Newspaper-Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club Radio Show-March 22

Prof. Charles McKinney Publishes Column on African Americans in the Republican Party-USA TODAY-March 15

Rhodes Is Among “30 Best College Values in the Southeast/Mid-South” 2014

Senior Guard Lauren Avant Is Featured About Her Journey as a Basketball Player From Pain to a Happy Ending -The Commercial Appeal-March 7

STAX Legends Visit Rhodes -Memphis Flyer-March 6

Rhodes Student Matt Cannavo Publishes Research He Conducted as St. Jude’s Summer Plus Fellow-Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics Journal-March 2014

February  2014

Prof. Charles McKinney Promotes Rhodes′ Memphis Center Conference “From Civil War to Civil Rights” on “Local Memphis Live”-WPTY/ABC-TV-Feb. 26

Rhodes Student Kelly Whelan, Who Spent Time Playing Hockey in Sochi, Russia, Cheers on Olympic Teams With Rhodes Hockey Team-WMC/NBC-TV-Feb. 10

January 2014

Rhodes Students Launch Online Magazine theGRIND-Memphis Daily News-Jan. 31

Rhodes’ McCoy Theatre “The Warriors” About Jonesboro School Shooting Survivors Delivers Hopeful Theme-The Commercial Appeal-Jan. 31

Rhodes Is Named a 2014 Best Value College-WHBQ/FOX-TV-Jan. 29

Tournées French Film Festival Returns to Rhodes-The Commercial Appeal- Jan. 17

Rhodes Student Teddy Huerta Talks About His Participation in the St. Jude Summer Plus Program-Cancer, a Journal of the American Cancer Society-Jan. 15

December 2013

Rhodes Student Megan Doss Helps Promote Local Metalsmiths Through Internship at Metal Museum-The Commercial Appeal-Dec. 12

November 2013

Prof. Tim Huebner Publishes Gettysburg Address Commentary on Speech’s 150th Anniversary-Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch-Nov. 19

Prof. Charles McKinney Is Interviewed About “How Protests Have Moved From the Street to the Internet”-WHBQ/FOX-TV-Nov. 13

Rhodes Student Alex Dileo Curates Exhibit on Objectification of Women in Advertising for Memphis Area Women’s Council-The Commercial Appeal-Nov. 7

Jane Howze ’73 Publishes Stirring Recap of Rhodes College 40th Reunion-CultureMap Houston-Nov. 3

October 2013

Rhodes Football Players Join Special Olympics Athletes for Scrimmage and Fun-The Commercial Appeal-Oct. 18

Rhodes Student Jennifer Marshall Studies Sumatran Tiger at Memphis Zoo-The Commercial Appeal-Oct. 16

Homeless Find Purpose, Pay in Street Newspaper Founded by Students-The Commercial Appeal-Oct. 5

Rhodes Student Lily Kate Anthony Featured in Story About Living a Successful Life Despite Illness-WREG/CBS-TV-Oct. 2

September 2013

Prof. Michael LaRosa and Rhodes Alum Publish Immigration Reform Commentary-Huffington Post-Sept. 26

Rhodes′ Crossroads to Freedom Fellows Work with Treadwell Middle School to Preserve Neighborhood History-Commercial Appeal-Sept. 21

Rhodes Student Frankie Dakin Goes on Tour to Educate Youth About National Debt-Commercial Appeal-Sept. 21

Rhodes’ Meeman Center Offers Course on “Elvis Presley and America”-The Commercial Appeal-Sept. 18

Rhodes Scores High Marks on Rankings-WREG/CBS-TV-Sept. 11

August 2013

Prof. Luther Ivory Publishes Essay Titled “How Martin Luther King Jr. Changed My Life”-Christian Science Monitor-Aug. 28

Prof. Rebecca Finlayson Receives Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service-Commercial Appeal-Aug. 28

Rhodes Student Tina Dao Conducts Research at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital With American Society for Microbiology Fellowship-Commercial Appeal-Aug. 21

Rhodes Receives $4.4 Million Grant for the Sciences from Plough Foundation-Commercial Appeal-Aug. 20

Rhodes Football Gives Meaning to the Word “Student-Athlete”-WPTY/ABC-TV-Aug. 12

Rhodes Program Spotlights Community Service-The Daily News-Aug. 2

Prof. Marcus Pohlmann Writes in Support of Teachers-The Washington Post-Aug. 1

July 2013

Crossroads To Freedom Fellows Work With Knowledge Quest Students To Interview South Memphians About the History of Their Neighborhoods-The Commercial Appeal-July 25

Rhodes Student and Day Scholar Katelyn Dagen Provides Leadership To Inaugural Special Olympics of Greater Memphis Camp-The Commercial Appeal-July 19

Prof. Scott Newstok Writes Essay Calling for Alternative to Massive Online Learning-Inside Higher Ed-July 11

Prof. Jonathan Fitz Gerald Receives National Science Foundation Grant for Genetics Research-Memphis Business Journal-July 9

Rhodes Students Make a Global Impact in Rhodes-St. Jude International Summer Plus Program-Promise Magazine-Summer 2013

Prof. Timothy Huebner Writes Piece for Supreme Court Website-SCOTUSblog-July 8