Canadian Iowa student Marissa Mueller has become the UI's 22nd Rhodes Scholar. Photo by Tim Schoon.
BY: TRICIA BROWN, Iowa Now
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.