Beyond Excellence

Russ Palmer ’21 says lessons learned from the philosophy department have been influential in his development as a leader in the ROTC program.  Read More >>

Beyond Expectation

Right at Home: Priscilla Foreman ’23 Sees a Bright Future in Memphis after City Leadership Internship. Read More >>

Beyond the Classroom

Balancing Research and Teaching: At Google, Dr. Matt Lang is conducting computer science research at industry scale. Read More >>

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book in a library Faculty Research Roundup, November 2021

Rhodes College faculty continuously explore topics in their areas of expertise and produce publishable work. The roundup shares their latest research.

collage photo of two women smiling Pope and Blankenship Serve in National Music Leadership Roles

Erika Pope, musical arts coordinator for the Rhodes Department of Music, serves as the 39th National President of Tau Beta Sigma, which is a co-educational National Honorary Band Sorority. Dr. Carole Blankenship, chair of the Rhodes Department of Music, is finishing up a two-year term as president of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

a young woman with long dark hair Neuroscience Major Ava Mitra ’22 on Opportunity, Community, and Identity at Rhodes

Ava Mitra, a senior neuroscience major from Bangladesh, shares with us her experience of adapting to American culture while shaping and adapting her own identity. Finding her communities through involvement in cultural groups, club sports, and classrooms—in particular, the neuroscience labs where she has conducted research all four years—and through sharing her culture and experiences with others, Mitra has forged strong connections while achieving academic success at Rhodes.
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Rhodes has consistently been ranked high amongst other colleges, most recently by Forbes and The Princeton Review.

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Rhodes is now open for scheduled visits and even if you can't make it to campus, virtual visit options are available.