This Rhodes program is coordinated by staff from the Department of International Studies, Career Services, and the Buckman Center for International Education. Ben Tracy, Bella Harden, Austin Schmude, Alex Schramkowski, Hamid Shirwany, and Zach Thornton are the new interns.
International Education (Buckman Center)
Anne Healy, Lily Flores, and Sophie Tsagronis are the first to receive the Buckman-Mollerup Global Leadership Awards, a new study abroad scholarship created thanks to the generosity of Bob Buckman and Joyce Mollerup.
They are Mary Cat Cleavinger, Will Clinton, India Nikotich, Ryan Rosenkrantz, and Cody Stockton, who are all juniors.
Meaghan Waff, a Rhodes senior pursuing an international studies and Spanish major, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Dr. Llewelyn Morgan of Oxford University will offer a lecture on the monumental statues of the Buddha once found in the Bamiyan valley of Afghanistan. Bamiyan has often been entirely forgotten by the world at large, but at times also has become the focus of intense attention for people the world over. This talk investigates the role of Bamiyan in the human imagination, from the first millennium to 2016.
With final exams over and spring courses done, 12 Rhodes international studies majors recently took a career immersion trip May 22-29.
Each year, after the spring semester comes to a close, some Rhodes students pack their bags and head to spots around the world to study yet some more via the Maymester program at Rhodes.
Rhodes students can get a unique “outside the classroom” experience through the Model United Nations course, a one-credit class in which students research and gain a better understanding of the UN.