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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.

April 2015

Rhodes Business Major Clara Seigler, Who Will Study at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Discusses Her Desire to Become a Fashion Designer-CLICK Magazine-April 2015

Prof. Nelson Offers Up Something for Sinatra Fans In Latest Article-The Weekly Standard-April 20

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Mountaintop Speech Was More Than Brilliant Rhetorical Art, According to Prof. Scott Newstok-Chapter 16-April 2

March 2015

Art Students Put Memphis Public Art on Map-High Ground-March 25

Rhodes Student Connor Schratz Is Pictured Enjoying the Comfort of Hammock on Campus-The Commercial Appeal “A Day in Photos”-March 17

Rhodes Symposium to Reveal Beale Street History and New Book by Author Preston Lauterback-The Commercial Appeal -March 15

Rhodes Students to Supply Free ACT Tutoring to Low-Income High School Students-The Commercial Appeal-March 13

Rhodes Women’s Lacrosse Team Is Earning National Recognition-Lacrosse Magazine-March 11

Successful Capital Campaign to Fund Student Scholarships, Faculty Recruitment and More-Memphis Daily News- March 4

Rhodes Launches An Evening at Elvis’ Web Series of Music Performances, Interviews-The Commercial Appeal-March 2

February 2015

Rhodes Makes Princeton Review’s “Colleges That Pay You Back”-Memphis Daily News-Feb. 24

Prof. Loretta Jackson-Hayes Makes a Case for STEM Majors with Liberal Arts Training-The Washington Post-Feb. 18

Rhodes English Major Emily Clark Publishes Ramen Noodle Ideas-USA TODAY “Voices from Campus”-Feb. 17

January 2015

Student-Run Newspaper Hires the Homeless-Deseret News National-Jan. 30

Prof. Jamie Jirout’s Research Reveals Toys Such as Blocks and Board Games Can Boost Children’s Spatial Reasoning Skills-Association for Psychology Science-Jan. 29

Rhodes Senior Iris Mercado Named Among “20 Under 30” Shaping Memphis’ Future-Memphis Flyer-Jan. 22

Rhodes Hosts Third Annual Tournées French Film Festival-The Commercial Appeal-Jan. 22

Prof. Marcus Pohlmann Publishes “The War for the Middle Class” Commentary-CNBC-Jan. 21

Prof. Betsy Sanders Seeks to Develop Less Expensive Virtual Reality Technology-High Ground-Jan. 7

Rhodes Campus Captured as Part of Google Maps Street View Trekker Project-Memphis Daily News-Jan. 7

Prof. Charles McKinney Discusses New Protest Movement Against Police 5

December 2014

Rhodes Students and Faculty Assist in Performing a Detailed Inventory of Trees in Overton Park’s Old-Growth Forest-The Commercial Appeal-Dec. 18

President William E. Troutt Is Shown With Sheep Dog Maggie In a Slide Show About College Presidents and Their Dogs-Chronicle of Higher Education-Dec. 15

Rhodes Is Named a Top 50 Workplace in Memphis for 2014-The Commercial Appeal-Dec. 4

Rhodes Staffer Lance Kimbrell Is Interviewed About Technology in the Rhodes’ New Classrooms-University Business-December issue

November 2014

Rhodes to Assist With Project to Label Unidentified Faces in Ernest Withers’ Photo Collections-WHBQ-TV-Nov. 24

Katelyn Dagen Is Crowned Ms. Rhodes-Millington Star-Nov. 13

Clough-Hanson Gallery’s Pandora’s Children Exhibit Presents “Bold, Provocative Experience,” According to Art Review-The Commercial Appeal -Nov. 7

Rhodes Student Phoebe Driscoll Wins Indie Memphis’ Hometowner Feature Award for Her Documentary-Memphis Flyer-Nov. 3

October 2014

Clarence Day Scholars and Leroy Lynx Promote Rhodes’ Memphis Day-WHBQ/FOX-TV –Oct. 31

Prof. Michael LaRosa Publishes Immigration Reform Commentary- Memphis Flyer-Oct. 9

Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club President Writes Column Applauding Efforts of Student-Run Street Paper-The Commercial Appeal-Oct. 5

September 2014

Rhodes’ Commitment to Community Engagement Is Focus of Editorial-WMC/NBC-TV-Sept. 23

Vice President for Enrollment and Communications Carey Thompson Is Quoted In Article About Students Being Asked to Show Demonstrated Interest-Inside Higher Ed-Sept. 22

Street Paper Run by Rhodes Students to Hold Fall Fundraiser-Memphis Daily News-Sept. 11

Rhodes Presents Constitution Day Lecture-Memphis Flyer-Sept. 8

August 2014

Rhodes Students Volunteer for Day of Service-The Commercial Appeal-Aug. 31

Marcus Pohlmann Publishes “When Hard Work Is No Longer Enough”-Wall Street Journal’s "Market Watch"-Aug. 29

Rhodes Offers Public Lecture Series This Fall-The Commercial Appeal-Aug. 26

Rhodes to Host New and Experimental Music Festival-Memphis Flyer-Aug. 21

Rhodes-Hill Mural is Featured Among “Southern Street Art You Don’t Want to Miss”-Southern Living-Aug. 20

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