Sinead Eksteen ’22, a biology major from Vienna, VA, won the annual scholarship presented by the Memphis Area Geographic Information Council. The $2,000 award was announced at the group’s Geospatial Conference recently held at the Memphis Botanic Garden. Eksteen submitted a written research proposal and then gave a 20-minute research talk titled “Benthic Biodiversity and Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise in the Chesapeake Bay” at the conference.
Dr. Brent Hoffmeister, professor and chair of physics at Rhodes College, has been named a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America for contributions to the understanding of ultrasound characterization of bone. His research involves medical applications of physics.
Rhodes College juniors David Caddle, Walker Coleman, Priscilla Foreman, and Jimmy Mullen are competing for the 2022 Truman Scholarship, the premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public service leaders. The award provides up to $30,000 to apply toward graduate school. Recipients must be nominated by their institution, have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills, demonstrate academic excellence, and be committed to careers in government or the nonprofit sector.
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