Joon Hwang’s Buckman Internship in Hong Kong Demonstrates the Intersection of International Business and Politics
Joon Hwang '21 spent the summer in Hong Kong as a Mertie W. Buckman International Intern. There, he not only learned about business, but became a firsthand witness to the historic events happening in the city.
Acclaimed London actor and director Nick Hutchison will present a masterclass on directing Shakespeare at Rhodes College Saturday, Feb. 29. In addition to offering this masterclass, he will be co-teaching Rhodes courses and presenting a workshop at Crosstown Concourse. His three-week artistic residency is sponsored by the Pearce Shakespeare Endowment.
Isabel Lopez ’23 and Becca Folkes-Lallo ’22 are among a few select students nationwide who participated in Harvard University’s 20th annual Public Policy Leadership Conference this Feb 6-9. Presented by the university’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, the conference is designed to inspire talented and driven first- and second-year undergraduate students to pursue public policy careers and become future leaders.
Dr. Will Eckenhoff, assistant professor of chemistry, and his team of undergraduate researchers have published work in the journal Inorganic Chemistry. The research has potential applications in the production and performance of dye-sensitized solar cells, which can contribute to renewable energy.
Award-winning poet Caki Wilkinson’s latest poem “Elvis Week” is published online and will appear in the Feb. 17 & 24, 2020 issue of The New Yorker magazine, which is noted for publishing some of today’s best writers and artists.
Rhodes has earned the number seven spot on the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ list of baccalaureate institutions producing the most 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Students. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s highly prestigious international educational exchange program, and participants are chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential.
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