Cornell's Dobyns, Young named Rhodes scholars

Susan Kelley
Cornell Chronicle

One co-founded a company that makes solar lights out of plastic bottles for people without electricity in the developing world. The other is interested in how morality, inequality and philosophy apply to everyday life.

They are two Cornell students who are among a select few American recipients of Rhodes Scholarships for 2013. The award pays for two years of study at the University of Oxford, England.

Christopher "Kit" Dobyns '13 is an Africana studies major with minors in inequality studies and law and society; Daniel Young '13 is a philosophy major minoring in South Asian studies.

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