Dr. Kim Gerecke often presents lectures providing insights into healthy brain habits that are simple to incorporate into everyday life and that can have huge impacts in preventing dementia and Alzheimer’s.
In the Classroom
News and information about the Rhodes classroom experience.
Dr. Jason Haberman, assistant professor of psychology at Rhodes, gives students in his Psychology 216-Sensation and Perception course an opportunity to temporarily experience color blindness.
This past summer, students got a chance to accompany Dr. Miriam Clinton of the Department of Art and Art History to Crete to conduct archaeological research.
“Remember Fort Pillow,” a documentary film produced in collaboration with Rhodes students, is an official selection of the Indie Memphis Film Festival 2016.
Prof. Mike LaRosa is currently in Bogotá, Colombia conducting research on “out migration” from Colombia to other parts of the world.
Summertime at Rhodes presents an opportunity for students to get out of the classroom and conduct real-world research on topics that particularly interest them.
This summer a group of Rhodes students, parents, recent graduates, and a member from the Memphis Jewish community went on the first Rhodes-led Holocaust Travel Seminar.
New this fall is the Department of History’s new concentration in public history, which is designed for students to pursue experiences in museums, archives, and historical preservation.
This is the 11th consecutive year the Russian Studies program has been awarded a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA).
Prof. Tim Huebner has published a new book, Liberty and Union: The Civil War Era and American Constitutionalism.