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UI on list of "Best Colleges for Hispanics"

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa is one of the nation's outstanding colleges that serve Hispanic students, according to The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, a publication headquartered in Paramus, N.J.

The Nov. 28 issue of the magazine, "Publisher's Picks on Best Colleges for Hispanics," will include the UI in the Hispanic Outlook Tops (HOT) List, which highlights colleges and universities that have "demonstrated their support for Hispanic students and their interest in advancing the success of these individuals."

The magazine has also announced a new Hispanic Outlook Scholarship Fund for high school seniors who attend one of the institutions on the HOT List.

11/13/97