ASU, Harvard, Stanford and Chicago are the only U.S. universities with elite Rhodes, Marshall and Churchill Scholars. ASU’s scholars are (from left): Ngoni Mugwisi, Erin Schulte and Christopher Balzer.(Photo: Jarod Opperman)

Elite ASU scholars to continue world-changing ways in England

They all have big goals, and they’re taking their talent overseas this fall.

One Arizona State University scholar grew up in Zimbabwe, where an unstable electrical system forced him to read by candlelight. He is now an electrical engineering major and dreams of solving his homeland’s power problems. Another scholar is exploring novel ways to better develop aid programs and economies in developing countries; a third conducts chemical engineering research with the goal of one day addressing climate change concerns.

To learn how you can help an outstanding student reach his or her potential at ASU, contact Michael Murphy, director of development for Barrett, at 480–727–2410 or, or visit Learn more about Campaign ASU 2020 at

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