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18 March 2015, Wednesday   [4:00pm - 7:00pm]    Women's lacrosse vs. Ramapo College - 4PM
Category : Athletics
Support the Lady Lynx in their game against Ramapo College! Be there at 4pm! ...

19 March 2015, Thursday   [12:00am - 12:00am]    The Beale Street Symposium
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Preston Lauterbach’s latest book, Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis, tells the vivid history of Beale Street—a lost world of swaggering musicians, glamorous madams, and ruthless politicians. At Rhodes College on March 19, he will launch his book, which will be a defining narrative history of Memphis for years to come, as the keynote lecture for the three-day Beale Street Symposium. Free and open to the public, the lecture begins at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. It will be preceded by a reception at 5:30 p.m. and followed by a book signing. This lecture is part of t ...

19 March 2015, Thursday   [4:30pm - 6:00pm]    Network Humanitarianism, Self-Help and Women in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Lecture by visiting scholar Valerie Kaussen, University of MO, Columbia, Dept of Romance Languages and Literatures. ...

20 March 2015, Friday   [9:30am - 11:00am]    Did You Eat Lunch at School When You Were a Kid? Find Out Where It Comes From with Kinney
Category : Community Service
Join Kinney service groups to tour the distribution center that packages, cooks, delivers, and provides breakfast and lunch to all Shelby County schools. Meet at the Diehl Statue at 10am to carpool with Kinney 'Mentoring and Education' and 'Health and Wellness' and 'Hunger and Homelessness' service groups. We will tour the food distribution center that supplies all of the meals for public Shelby County Schools. Afterwards, there will be a brief reflection at the site, and then we will return to campus. Please contact Rebekah Barr at barre-16@rhodes.edu to RSVP and reserve a ride. You can also travel separately. The facility is located at 3176 ...

20 March 2015, Friday   [10:00am - 11:00am]    Scholarship Symposium
Category : Admissions
Group discussion group with top scholars ...

20 March 2015, Friday   [7:30pm - 9:00pm]    Rhodes Jazz Band Spring Concert
Category : Arts
Calvin Newborn joins the Rhodes Jazz Band for an unforgettable performance in The Historic Daisy Theater in downtown Memphis. Event sponsored by the Mike Curb Institute for Music and presented in conjunction with the Rhodes College Beale Street Symposium. ...

21 March 2015, Saturday   [11:00am - 12:30pm]    Hora de Cuentos
Category : Multicultural/International
Spanish story time for kids from the local community ...

21 March 2015, Saturday   [12:45pm - 4:00pm]    Admission Office - Saturday Visitation
Category : Admissions
On Saturday visits, you will get a feel for Rhodes through a student-led campus tour and hear from a faculty member and admission staff in an information session. You will learn about the many opportunities that come with a Rhodes education, both inside and outside the classroom. As a treat, you will also get a little taste of Memphis BBQ. Please plan to arrive at 12:45 p.m. ...

21 March 2015, Saturday   [1:00pm - 4:00pm]    Women's Lacrosse vs. Centre College - 1PM
Category : Athletics
Cheer for the lady lynx as they challenge the Colonels from Centre College in the next conference game of the season! Be there at 1pm! ...

22 March 2015, Sunday   [12:00pm - 9:00pm]    Housing Selection
Category : Departmental Events
Rooms will be used for Housing Selection ...

22 March 2015, Sunday   [1:00pm - 4:00pm]    
NEDA Walk

Category : Holidays/Special Events
Come out to walk for the National Eating Disorders Association. You can sign up at www.nedawalk.org/memphis2015. Everyone is welcome! ...

24 March 2015, Tuesday   [5:00pm - 8:30pm]    Housing Selection
Category : Departmental Events
Room will be used for Housing Selection ...

25 March 2015, Wednesday   [3:15am - 8:00pm]    Gender and Sexuality Studies Student Symposium
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Students will present their scholarly and creative work on gender and sexuality studies. ...

25 March 2015, Wednesday   [1:00pm - 6:00pm]    Baseball vs. University of Chicago - 1PM & 4PM
Category : Athletics
Cheer for the Lynx as they rival University of Chicago. Be there at 1PM! ...

25 March 2015, Wednesday   [7:00pm - 8:30pm]    Charles Best Lecture
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Charles Best leads DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit organization which provides a simple way to address educational inequity. At DonorsChoose.org, public school teachers create classroom project requests and donors can pick the projects they want to support. Charles launched the organization twelve years ago out of a Bronx public high school where he taught history. ...

26 March 2015, Thursday   [6:00pm - 9:00pm]    Future & Young Alumni Brewery Night
Category : Career/Postgraduate
Please join the Memphis Alumni Chapter for an informal evening at the Wiseacre Brewing Co. Tap Room (2783 Broad Ave.) This event is open to Rhodes alumni and the Class of 2015. Future alumni, come meet your local peers and get a preview of life as a Rhodes alum! Please register here: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eajzeukc3fecf2a7&oseq=&c=&ch= ...

26 March 2015, Thursday   [6:00pm - 8:00pm]    The Long Rise and Rapid Fall of the Islamic State (ISIS)
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
For the past several months, the world's attention has been transfixed on the Islamic State, an organization whose roots stretch back to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in the late 1970's. But it was only after the American occupation of Iraq that the organization began to take its present form. James L. Gelvin will discuss the strange journey of the Islamic State, how it differs from other jihadi groups like al-Qaeda and al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, the nature of the caliphate is has established, and why that caliphate is likely to be short-lived. James L. Gelvin is a Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History at the University of Ca ...

27 March 2015, Friday   [5:00pm - 5:15pm]    
Withdraw Period Ends (5 p.m.)

Category : Academic Calendar
Withdraw Period Ends (5 p.m.) ...

27 March 2015, Friday   [7:30pm - 9:00pm]    Faculty Recital: Jane Gamble, organ
Category : Arts
Dr. Jane Gamble is the accompanist for Rhodes Singers and Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale. She is presenting an organ recital as part of the Rhodes Faculty Concert Series. ...

28 March 2015, Saturday   [8:45am - 11:45am]    Admission Office - Saturday Visitation
Category : Admissions
On Saturday visits, you will get a feel for Rhodes through a student-led campus tour and hear from a faculty member and admission staff in an information session. You will learn about the many opportunities that come with a Rhodes education, both inside and outside the classroom. Please plan to arrive at 8:45 a.m. ...