Dr. Christopher Seaton, professor of mathematics at Rhodes, is a 2021 recipient of the Mentor Award from the Council on Undergraduate Research’s (CUR) Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division. The award recognizes three mentors (early career, mid-career, and advanced career) for their leadership and accomplishments in mentoring undergraduate students in research involving mathematics, computer science, or statistics.
Rhodes chemistry major Dasha Safarian ’21 has had a manuscript based on her undergraduate research published in peer-reviewed scientific journal Computational and Theoretical Chemistry. The paper is also co-authored by Megan Simons, who graduated in 2019 from Rhodes with degrees in mathematics and chemistry, and Rebecca Evans, who also graduated 2019 with a degree in chemistry. The research describes possible treatments for prostate cancer.
Isabel López ’23, an economics and international studies major at Rhodes College, is one of 20 students across the country selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s oldest collegiate honor society. The award recognizes students who have demonstrated interest in working in the public sector and possess a strong academic record in the liberal arts and sciences.