OU student Mubeen Shakir named Rhodes Scholar

Norman, OK

A University of Oklahoma student has been named a Rhodes Scholar.

Mubeen A. Shakir was among 32 scholars named on Sunday. They will study at Oxford University in England beginning next October.

Shakir is a senior biochemistry major at OU and is pursuing a career in medicine with a specialty in oncology. He will perform oncology research at Oxford.

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