WRITER: MARTI TIEDEMAN
CONTACT: LOIS GRAY
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: July 29, 1999
UI students awarded Presidential Scholarships for Study
IOWA CITY, Iowa Some 20 University of Iowa students
were awarded Presidential Scholarships for Study Abroad for the 1999-2000
academic year. The Presidential Scholarships for Study Abroad, created in
1983, are funded by the Office of the Provost. The $1,000 scholarships assist
undergraduates with the expenses of studying abroad.
For more information, call the UI Office for Study Abroad
at (319) 335-0353, or e-mail questions to email@example.com.
The following is a list of winners according to state
and hometown, with Iowa hometowns listed first:
AMES: Allison Hefley, a sophomore double major
in computer science and Spanish, will study in Costa Rica, Mexico and Uruguay
through the International Student Exchange Program; and Rachel Pleasants,
a junior double major in studio art and Spanish, will study in Spain at Central
College in Granada.
CEDAR RAPIDS: Melissa Herman, a senior double major
in history and Spanish with a political science and secondary education double
minor, will study in Costa Rica through the University Studies Abroad Consortium
Program; and Rebecca Norlin, a junior double major in marketing/management
and Japanese with an international business minor, will study in Japan through
the Asian Studies Program at Kansai Gaidai University.
CORNING: Wesley McMahon, a junior linguistics major,
will study in Tanzania through the University of Dar Es Salaam study abroad
COUNCIL BLUFFS: Andrew Regan, a sophomore history
major, will study in England through the U of I United Kingdom Exchange Program.
DES MOINES: Suzanne M. Foggia, a sophomore double
major in German and English, will study in Germany through the Year in Freiburg
DUBUQUE: Karin Anderson, a sophomore double major
in French and global studies and working toward an international business
certificate, will attend the University of Paul Valerie in Montpellier, France.
EPWORTH: Christopher Ward, a sophomore undeclared
major with a Spanish minor, will study in Venezuela through a spring semester
program at the Universidad de Los Andes.
FAIRFIELD: Julia Kraus, a junior speech pathology
major with an English minor, will study in Wales through the Iowa Regents
Semester in Wales.
FORT DODGE: Adam Fritz, a junior double major in
finance and Japanese language and literature, will study in Japan at the Nanzan
Center for Japanese Studies.
GARNER: William Nedved, a sophomore theatre arts
major with a sexuality studies minor, will study in England at Lancaster University
through the UI United Kingdom Exchange Program.
IOWA CITY: Jane Monson, a senior comparative literature
major with a Spanish and art double minor, will study in Spain through the
Universal Service Administrative Company at San Sebastian; Catherine Strang,
a junior double major in music and anthropology, will study in Ireland at
the National University at Cork.
MUSCATINE: Merideth Bentley, a sophomore global
studies major with a Russian minor, will attend Trinity College in Dublin,
Ireland, through the InterStudy Europe program.
NEW HAMPTON: Jennifer Schwickerath, a junior double
major in accounting and Spanish and working toward an international business
certification, will study in Mexico through the International Student Exchange
OTTUMWA: Andy Peterson, a junior double major in
global studies and Chinese with a computer science minor, will study in China
through the Council on International Educational Exchange.
WEST DES MOINES: Carolyn Lyon, a junior global
studies major, will study in Venezuela through the Spring Semester in Venezuela
DURAND: Alicia Greene, a sophomore speech pathology
major, will study in Venezuela at the Universidad de los Andes.
COLUMBUS: Catherine Claus, a sophomore double major
in anthropology and Portuguese, will study at the School for International
Training in Brazil.