She has been conducting research on generational differences—from Traditionalists to Millennials—in the workplace that could help managers as they design jobs, recruit employees, and foster career development.
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Elizabeth Hook '11 works at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center where she uses her Rhodes physics degree to communicate scientific ideas to non-scientists. She recently won the NASA Earth Science Atmosphere Labs Award for Outstanding Performance in Outreach & Mentorship and is currently helping to develop a training program on responding to natural disasters.
A book that Rhodes professor Dr. Charles McKinney co-edited with University of Memphis professor Dr. Aram Goudsouzian will be the topic of a weeklong online forum hosted by Black Perspectives, the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Society.
After graduating with a degree in computer science at Rhodes College, Steve Ash '06 earned an M.S. and Ph.D. and now works at Amazon in Seattle. He recently was one of sixty-five professionals who participated in the Tegan and Sara Foundation's Queer Health Hackathon, one example of his belief that technology can be used for good.
Over the summer, Andrea Hargrove ’19 and Seabelo John ’19 participated in an entrepreneurial competition at The University of Memphis known as Imagine U. Backed by a collegiate and community partnership, Imagine U is an 80-day start-up accelerator.
Sakura Horiuchi ’19, a chemistry major at Rhodes College, was recently selected as a 2018 recipient of the BlueCross Power of We Scholarship. The scholarship awards $10,000 each to three outstanding minority students pursuing careers in the health care field.
Dr. Chia-rong Wu, associate professor of Chinese studies, has been awarded a 2018 Scholar Grant by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.
Dr. Brooke Schedneck, assistant professor of religious studies at Rhodes, was awarded an international collaborative research grant from the American Academy of Religion. The grant allowed Schedneck to travel to Ladakh, India in August.
She works in the lab of Prof. Mauricio Cafiero and has published her manuscript in the peer-reviewed journal Computational and Theoretical Chemistry.