Rhodes scholars call on US presidential hopefuls to condemn Israel’s deportation of rights activist

Rhodes Scholars have called on presidential hopefuls and fellow Rhodes scholars, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Cory Booker, to condemn Israel’s deportation of rights activist, Omar Shakir. Shakir is Israel and Palestine Director at Human Rights Watch. His deportation has been justified by Israeli courts on the grounds that “his actions publicly to advance a boycott […]

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Rhodes Trust to accept Chinese scholars

The Rhodes Trust announced this week that it will accept a cohort of Chinese Rhodes scholars in the biggest expansion of the scholarship since it was opened to women in the 1970s. Widely regarded as among the world’s most prestigious graduate scholarships, the Trust currently grants 83 awards each year. Several Chinese applicants will be […]

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