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Scholarship is Curiosity
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In the Classroom and Beyond
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Residential by Design

speaker at a podium 100-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Shares His Poignant Story with Rhodes Audience

Members of the Rhodes community and local residents gathered in the Bryan Campus Life Center Feb. 25 to hear 100-year-old Sam Weinreich share poignant moments of one of the most horrific times in history. He and his 95-year-old wife, Frieda, are the oldest Holocaust survivors living in Memphis. You are looking at a piece of history, because there are not too many people around anymore who can tell you exactly what happened,” he told a packed room.

a young Asian male stands in front of a harbor surrounded by hills Joon Hwang’s Buckman Internship in Hong Kong Demonstrates the Intersection of International Business and Politics

Joon Hwang '21 spent the summer in Hong Kong as a Mertie W. Buckman International Intern. There, he not only learned about business, but became a firsthand witness to the historic events happening in the city.

scene from a play Acclaimed London Director Nick Hutchison to Teach Shakespeare Masterclass at Rhodes

Acclaimed London actor and director Nick Hutchison will present a masterclass on directing Shakespeare at Rhodes College Saturday, Feb. 29. In addition to offering this masterclass, he will be co-teaching Rhodes courses and presenting a workshop at Crosstown Concourse. His three-week artistic residency is sponsored by the Pearce Shakespeare Endowment.

student standing at a podium Two Rhodes Students Participate in Harvard Conference Fostering Future Public Policy Leaders

Isabel Lopez ’23 and Becca Folkes-Lallo ’22 are among a few select students nationwide who participated in Harvard University’s 20th annual Public Policy Leadership Conference this Feb 6-9. Presented by the university’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, the conference is designed to inspire talented and driven first- and second-year undergraduate students to pursue public policy careers and become future leaders.

professor and student observing chemistry vials Rhodes Group Publishes Research on Novel Compounds with Applications in Renewable Energy

Dr. Will Eckenhoff, assistant professor of chemistry, and his team of undergraduate researchers have published work in the journal Inorganic Chemistry. The research has potential applications in the production and performance of dye-sensitized solar cells, which can contribute to renewable energy.

professor sitting at her desk English Professor Caki Wilkinson Publishes New Poem in The New Yorker

Award-winning poet Caki Wilkinson’s latest poem “Elvis Week” is published online and will appear in the Feb. 17 & 24, 2020 issue of The New Yorker magazine, which is noted for publishing some of today’s best writers and artists.
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