Two students talking while they walk past an ivy covered wall.
Residential by Design
A group of students gathered in a hallway around a professor as she explains something drawn on a paper she is holding.
Scholarship is Curiosity
A row of young people in a laboratory. The student closest is looking to the side of her microscope, preparing a slide for study.
In the Classroom and Beyond

group photo of college students and media executives in front of a company sign Curb Fellows Meet with Media Industry Execs in New York City

From the attorneys who negotiate the label deals to the marketers who help propel artists through brand relationships, from the PR talents who help shape an artist’s narrative to the journalists covering every aspect of the business, fellows of Rhodes’ Mike Curb Institute for Music recently got to experience firsthand the inner workings of the entertainment business in New York City.

professor standing outside on a college campus Spotlight on Faculty: Contemporary Art Historian David McCarthy

David McCarthy, art historian and current head of the Department of Art & Art History, is a beloved professor at Rhodes who teaches a slew of art history courses— including American, modern, antiwar, contemporary, and feminist art — that benefit art and non-art majors alike. McCarthy makes the case that all individuals need to develop the skills of visual acuity.

group of students holding trophies in front of a courthouse Rhodes Mock Trial Teams Qualify for Nationals

For an unprecedented 33rd consecutive year, Rhodes will be sending a mock trial team to the American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament in April. Two Rhodes teams qualified for the nationals after competing in an opening round of the tournament March 15-17.

college student hiking 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards: Austin Wall ’19 to Teach in Taiwan

The Rhodes senior is pursuing a bridge major in international studies and history. He will serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Taiwan.

head and shoulder image of a college student 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards: Anna Baker-Olson ’19 to Teach in Thailand

The Rhodes senior is pursuing a double major in political science and psychology. She will serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Thailand.

college students standing under quote written on building Students Take Alternative Spring Break Trip Focused on Responses to Injustice

Rather than heading home or to the beach this past spring break, Amri McCauley ’19, DJ McDowell ’21, Zara Raezer ’22, Candelaria Willoughby ’22, and Younjoo Lee ’22 spent their time visiting Southern sites with historical or current importance to civil and human rights movements.
A young woman paints.

Make art a part of your life at Rhodes. You don’t have to be a fine art, music, or theatre major to be involved in the arts on campus.

A young woman signs the Honor Code as members of the Honor Council look on.

The Honor System is a tradition which has been valued by the Rhodes community for more than a century.

Palmer Hall

The Board of Trustees has formed a committee tasked with recommending whether the name of Palmer Hall should be changed.