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Scholarship is Curiosity
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In the Classroom and Beyond
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Residential by Design

a coach dressed in a suit and tie, standing in front of a desk in an office Matt Dean Named Rhodes College Director of Athletics

Matt Dean has been interim director of athletics since October 2018. Over the course of his now 28-year career at Rhodes, he served as head women’s basketball team coach for 15 years, becoming the college’s winningest coach in program history.

head and shoulder image of a college professor Prof. Haberman to Publish Paper on “The Frozen Effect” Co-Authored with Former Student

Jason Haberman, assistant professor of psychology, and former student Malerie McDowell ’17 have co-authored a paper to be published in a forthcoming issue of the peer-reviewed scientific journal PLOS ONE.

head and should image of a college student 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards: Alex McTaggart ’19 to Teach in Lithuania

The senior history major is from Elm Grove, WI. He will serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Lithuania.

head and shoulder image of a college student 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards: Amelia Giancarlo ’19 to Teach in Vietnam

The Rhodes senior is an anthropology and sociology major from Lexington, KY. She will serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Vietnam.

college student standing outside on a college campus JB Hayes ’19 Helps to Create Phone Buddy Program at MIFA

As a 2018 Rhodes Summer Service Fellow, JB Hayes ’19 worked for Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA). There, the urban studies major helped develop a new program that helps to break the social isolation and loneliness felt by many homebound seniors.

college building Rhodes College Board of Trustees Retires the Name Palmer Hall

The following message was delivered to the Rhodes College community: Dear Members of the Rhodes Community, We are writing to let you know the Rhodes College Board of Trustees has voted to retire the name Palmer Hall and to rename the college’s oldest building Southwestern Hall, effective today . . .
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Make art a part of your life at Rhodes. You don’t have to be a fine art, music, or theatre major to be involved in the arts on campus.

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Rhodes is repeatedly recognized as a top college by Princeton Review, Forbes, Kiplinger, and many more.

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A tradition valued by the Rhodes community for more than a century.