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Scholarship is Curiosity
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In the Classroom and Beyond
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Residential by Design

college professor standing outside in from a Gothic campus building New Book by Prof. Esen Kirdis Explores Islamic Political Movements

Based on qualitative fieldwork, the 240-page book explores the strategic decision-making of six Islamic political movements in Jordan, Morocco, and Turkey.

A student flies a drone in front of an audience, flanked by a stone building Computer Science Students Explore New Possibilities in Robotics

Using cutting-edge technologies in robotics, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence, students in Dr. Ross Sowell’s Human-Robot Interaction course and Dr. Betsy Sanders’ Virtual Environments course showed off their computer science skills at an end-of-year exhibition of class projects. 

head and shoulder image of a college student Margaret Larsen ’21 Lands Competitive Goldwater Scholarship

The biochemistry and molecular biology major from Mandeville, LA, has been selected as a 2019 Goldwater Scholar from a field of 1,223 sophomores and juniors nominated by colleges and universities nationwide.

group of students in a radio station Students Get Insider’s Guide to Working in Washington, DC

What is it like to work and live in Washington, DC? What are the relevant skills and motivations needed? What kinds of internships are available? Rising juniors and seniors at Rhodes got to boost their career prospects and gain insights from industry leaders, think-tank scholars, and public officials on a recent trip to the nation’s capital.

head and shoulder image of a college student Rhodes Student Adam Cruthirds ’20 Recognized Among 40 Change Makers in Memphis

While undergoing chemotherapy treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital after being diagnosed with leukemia at age 16, Adam Cruthirds began to think about fundraising ideas for the hospital. As a result, he founded Adam’s Army, which has raised more than $700,000 to help end childhood cancer. Cruthirds, a rising senior at Rhodes, was recently honored by Leadership Memphis as a Change Maker.

four staff members, each holding a plaque 2019 Outstanding Staff Awards Presented

Four Rhodes employees—Alonzo Longstreet, Jennifer Logan, Tierney Jackson, and Karen Mosley—were recognized with the college’s 2019 Outstanding Staff Awards based on nominations submitted by faculty, staff, and students. The presentations were made May 16 at the annual Service Recognition Brunch.
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Our two-day summer orientation program that allows you to work with faculty advisors to develop your schedule for the fall.

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Rhodes is repeatedly recognized as a top college by Princeton Review, Forbes, Kiplinger, and many more.

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A tradition valued by the Rhodes community for more than a century.