With this fall’s midterm elections quickly approaching, some Rhodes students are following day-to-day news coverage, particularly of Tennessee’s Senate and Governor’s races, in their political science courses.
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The psychology and Spanish double major wants to one day travel throughout Latin America providing psychological care to those who may be affected by trauma, neglect, or violence, and she is preparing herself to do so by taking advantage of the resources available at Rhodes, whether they be mentoring, courses, or internships.
Nationally recognized education expert Kevin Kumashiro spoke to a packed room June 20 at Rhodes as part of the inaugural Urban Education Summer Institute. He also worked with urban education fellows and master’s degree candidates.
Through the Le Bonheur Summer Plus Program, Pooja Dave '19 engages with the robust medical community in Memphis—including observing neurosurgery first-hand.
Political science and video arts students come together as a team to construct targeted messages informed by research.
National Scrabble Day is observed each year on April 13, but during the fall semester at Rhodes, Professor Scott Garner includes Scrabble, chess, Monopoly, and other board games among discussion topics for his first-year writing seminar.
At Rhodes, she directs film and media studies, and her teaching and research interests include American film and television, critical theory, and transnational cultural studies.
The newly released book provides a sociocultural look at African American communities across the U.S. from the late 19th century to present.
Goldwater Scholar and award recipient from the Women in Aerospace Foundation, physics and mathematics double major McKenna Davis '18 sets her sights on the field of aerospace.
She specializes in medieval Spanish literature and culture, with an emphasis on its relationship to other European literatures.