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Scholarship is Curiosity
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In the Classroom and Beyond
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Residential by Design

head and shoulder image of woman standing in front of a fence Prof. Chanelle Benz Lauded As ‘Riveting New Voice in American Fiction’

Her new novel, The Gone Dead, has been featured by The New York Times as one of the “12 New Books to Watch For in June.”

court building that looks like a cathedral New Study Abroad Policy Will Help More Rhodes Students Experience the World

Study abroad is an integral part of a liberal arts education at Rhodes, introducing students to courses, internships, and research opportunities around the globe. The college is now making it possible for students to use their federal and institutional aid on any one of more than 300 Rhodes- affiliated semester-long study abroad programs.

college professor standing outside in from a Gothic campus building New Book by Prof. Esen Kirdis Explores Islamic Political Movements

Based on qualitative fieldwork, the 240-page book explores the strategic decision-making of six Islamic political movements in Jordan, Morocco, and Turkey.

A student flies a drone in front of an audience, flanked by a stone building Computer Science Students Explore New Possibilities in Robotics

Using cutting-edge technologies in robotics, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence, students in Dr. Ross Sowell’s Human-Robot Interaction course and Dr. Betsy Sanders’ Virtual Environments course showed off their computer science skills at an end-of-year exhibition of class projects. 

head and shoulder image of a college student Margaret Larsen ’21 Lands Competitive Goldwater Scholarship

The biochemistry and molecular biology major from Mandeville, LA, has been selected as a 2019 Goldwater Scholar from a field of 1,223 sophomores and juniors nominated by colleges and universities nationwide.

group of students in a radio station Students Get Insider’s Guide to Working in Washington, DC

What is it like to work and live in Washington, DC? What are the relevant skills and motivations needed? What kinds of internships are available? Rising juniors and seniors at Rhodes got to boost their career prospects and gain insights from industry leaders, think-tank scholars, and public officials on a recent trip to the nation’s capital.
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Our two-day summer orientation program that allows you to work with faculty advisors to develop your schedule for the fall.

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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.