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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two college faculty at the podium during an awards presentation Professor Elizabeth Thomas Presented 2021 Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service

Dr. Elizabeth Thomas, professor of psychology and Plough Chair of Urban Studies at Rhodes College, was presented the 2021 Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service at the college’s Opening Convocation held Oct. 21 in Fisher Memorial Garden. Opening Convocation was postponed until after fall recess to allow the campus community to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This ceremony marks a new academic session and welcomes the new Rhodes class.

collage of health photos Rhodes College Program Builds a Culture of Health Equity With Physician Training, Public Lectures, and Community Partnerships

Working toward a more equitable healthcare system in the United States means understanding the social and cultural determinants of health. Rhodes College, thanks in part to a three-year grant received from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in 2019, has been robustly incorporating issues of health equity into its liberal arts curriculum; developing health equity education in Memphis hospitals for current and future physicians; and deepening partnerships with healthcare, cultural, and social justice organizations.

college students standing in front of New York bridge Rhodes Students Study and Intern in Semester-Long New York City Program Created by Rhodes, Centre, And Sewanee Collaboration

The New York City Internship Program runs through mid-December for a total of 16 academic credits. It is made up of an eight-hour academic internship and two courses. One course focuses on the theater industry, on and off Broadway, as well as the personal, cultural, and professional value of theater. The other course delves into the history of the people of New York. Fieldtrips and walking tours to New York City’s neighborhoods, museums, and other cultural venues are part of the course content.
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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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