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Scholarship is Curiosity
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In the Classroom and Beyond
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Residential by Design

students gathered around a table with a map Professor Emeritus John Copper Publishes New International Studies Book

Dr. John Copper, who is a globally renowned scholar in Asian affairs, has published a new book titled Donald J. Trump and China, which assesses the relationship between the United States and China.

student holding medical school sign Med School Enrollment Record for Rhodes Grads Remains Top-Notch

Rhodes excels among national liberal arts colleges in the number of graduates accepted into medical schools. Over the past six years, 86 percent of its graduates with a GPA greater than 3.4 and an MCAT score above the 57th percentile have been accepted into medical schools.The 2019 application cycle includes 44 Rhodes graduates offered admittance to medical schools, with Vanderbilt University, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, George Washington University, and University of Chicago among the list.

Professor directs student wearing virtual reality gear Rhodes Receives NSF Grant to Increase Success of Low-Income STEM Students

The National Science Foundation awarded Rhodes College $650,000 to increase the academic and career success of lower-income, academically talented STEM students at Rhodes. The eighteen students selected will receive a scholarship to reduce, or even eliminate, their need for federal student loans, participate in a new course on applications of computational thinking and a science-focused first-year writing seminar together, engage in grant-funded summer research experiences, live together in a designated residence hall, and receive peer mentoring.

image of a certificate Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar to Present Lecture on Gender and World Politics

Dr. Valerie M. Hudson, an expert on gender and international security and a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, will present “The First Political Order: Sex and World Politics” Oct. 24 at Rhodes College. In her forthcoming book, The First Political Order: Sex, Governance, and National Security, Hudson has researched how the subordination of women in social and political structures has wide-ranging implications for global security and development.

a female leans against a colorful wall Internships Open Up New Path in Art Education and Curation for Jenna Gilley ’20

There is no one path to breaking into the art industry, but for Jenna Gilley, the journey has included internships with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the UrbanArt Commission, as well as travel to Meknès, Morocco, where she learned about the city’s arts communities.

college professor standing in front of a stained glass window Professor LaRosa’s New Book Offers Unique Depiction of Current Immigration Debate

Dr. Michael LaRosa, associate professor of history and 2019 winner of Rhodes’ Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Research, has produced a significant body of scholarship on Latin American history and culture as well as U.S.-Latin American relations. His latest book is Immigration in the Visual Art of Nicario Jiménez Quispe.
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The Meeman Center for Lifelong Learning has fall classes beginning soon.

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Upcoming concerts, perfomances, gallery shows, and lectures in the Arts at Rhodes.

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Family Weekend provides an opportunity for parents and families to participate in the life of campus.