Scholars in the News

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Cristina Bejan's (NC & Wadham '04) production of ECLIPSED, a wartime drama written by Danai Gurira, received a four-star review North Carolina's premier arts journal, the Independent.
August 9, 2018
Ralph Smith Promoted to Officer in the Order of St. John
July 26, 2018

After being appointed to the Order of St. John in 2013, Ralph Smith was promoted to Officer by Queen Elizabeth III on June 24, 2018.

Hazim Hardeman, Rhodes Scholar and kid from North Philly
"Never mistake our being first, for being the first that were worthy”
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Sun
May 11, 2018

Hazim Hardeman, Rhodes Scholar and CCP and Temple University alumnus speaks to the Class of 2018 at the May 5th Commencement.

Introduction of Fellows Initiates $25M Program in Partnership with the Rhodes Trust, as Part of $100M Commitment to Drive Scientific Leadership and Interdisciplinary Research
New York, NY
Schmidt Futures Press Release
April 23, 2018
Farrow honored as a winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service thanks to his reporting with The New Yorker on allegations brought against producer Harvey Weinstein
Stephen Daw
April 17, 2018
Learn About the Most Recent Rhodes Trust Alumni Activities & Initiatives
March 23, 2018
Nnenna Lynch (NY & St. John's '93) and Jim Hansen (CO & Merton '93) Receive NCAA Silver Anniversary Award
March 23, 2018
Josh Carpenter (AL & St. Hilda's and Oriel 2012) named Director of Economic Development for Birmingham, AL
February 9, 2018
E. Dale Abel (Jamaica and Green '86) Elected President of the Endocrine Society
November 17, 2017
Unruh Cohen defends the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge against oil exploration
November 16, 2017
Class of 1967 50th Reunion
September 21, 2017
Ralph Smith Introduces Wall Street Journal Editors at Oxford Univ. Exhibit
Series Surrounding the "500 Years of Treasures at Oxford" Exhibit
New York
August 24, 2017

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