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University of Iowa News Release

Dec. 1, 2003

Engineering Student Named Gates Scholar

Nguyenbao Huynh of Davenport, Iowa, a freshman in the University of Iowa College of Engineering, has been named a Gates Millennium Scholar.

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education, in all discipline areas and a graduate education for those students pursuing studies in mathematics, science, engineering, education, or library science.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Gary Galluzzo, Writer, 319-384-0009, gary-galluzzo@uiowa.edu