UI Senior Austin Hughes Named Rhodes scholar
Austin Hughes, a University of Iowa senior from Arlington, Texas, was selected as one of 32 American Rhodes scholars out of 880 applicants representing 281 American colleges and universities. The American scholars will join scholars from more than 60 countries around the world. Hughes and his fellow Rhodes scholars each will receive about $70,000 a year to study at Oxford University in England beginning in October 2019.
Hughes is the 21st Rhodes Scholar in UI history.