Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Editor’s Note: The following first appeared Nov. 23, 2020, on Iowa Now at now.uiowa.edu

By TRICIA BROWN

IOWA CITY, Iowa — As an athlete on the Iowa women’s track and field team, Marissa Mueller has worked hard at remaining calm under pressure. She used those skills Saturday as she interviewed for the most prestigious opportunity of her college career.

Mueller, who will graduate in May with a degree in biomedical engineering, is from Petrolia, Ontario, Canada, and on Saturday was named one of that country’s 11 Rhodes Scholars. She is the 22nd UI student to receive the honor, and the second female.

Please read more about her here!