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UI accounting graduate student wins national award
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Nicole Thorne, a doctoral student in accounting at the
University of Iowa College of Business Administration, has received the 1997-98
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Doctoral Fellowship.
The fellowship, which carries an $8,000 stipend, is awarded to graduate students
who demonstrate outstanding academic success and show promise as future professors
Thorne, a native of Clinton, Md., is one of 14 students nationally selected
by AICPA's Minority Initiatives Committee to receive the award this year.
AICPA, founded in 1887, is the largest professional association for certified
public accountants in the country, with 328,000 members nationally.