holder of any of the scholarships founded at Oxford in 1902 by British financier and imperialist Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902), for whom the former African colony of Rhodesia (later Zimbabwe) also was named. The surname is literally "dweller by a clearing," from Old English rodu "plot of land of one square rod."
The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore Two men with the same name, one in prison, one a rhodes scholar.
A rhodes scholar with a receding hairline, Sherwood is universally seen as smart.
A lawyer and historian by training, he was a rhodes scholar at Oxford and served as an adviser to the Australian prime minister.
His son, Aidan, is a rhodes scholar poised to provide further proof as a computer scientist.
As he eyes 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the rhodes scholar has embraced the rockheads—pushing “intelligent design.”
Sailed off to Stanford, then Oxford—as a rhodes scholar—then Yale Law.
A rhodes scholar, he holds degrees in history from Oxford and Brown universities.