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UI student engineers hold Oct. 29 Graduate School Fair in Science and Technology

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa student chapter of Tau Beta Pi, a national engineering honor society, will hold a 1-5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29 Graduate School Fair in Science and Technology in the R. Wayne Richey Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union (IMU).

Featured activities at the fair will include a 2 p.m. talk, "The Advantages of Obtaining an MBA," by Gary Gaeth, associate dean of the school of management and professor of marketing in the UI College of Business Administration, in the Illinois Room, IMU; and a 3:30 p.m. talk, "Interdisciplinary Study in Graduate School," by Leslie Sims, dean of the UI Graduate College, in the Illinois Room, IMU.

April Rathe, Tau Beta Pi vice president, said that the Graduate School Fair in Science and Technology will provide students considering graduate school with an opportunity to interact with UI professors and graduate students in a casual environment including departmental booths with displays, information, and representatives. In addition to science and technology, the fields of medicine, law and liberal arts will be represented. A booth for financial aid and scholarship opportunities at Iowa, including admission applications and GRE information, will also be available.

The fair is free and open to the public.

10/22/98