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University of Iowa News Release

Aug. 17, 2004

UI College Of Engineering Names Collins Scholarship Winners

(Student name) of (hometown), a (year in school) in the University of Iowa College of Engineering, has been named the winner of a (dollar amount) Arthur Collins Scholarship for 2004-2005 academic year.

Arthur Collins Scholarships are provided to the College of Engineering by Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rockwell Collins, a long-time corporate partner of the College, is a leader in the design, production and support of communications and aviation electronics solutions for commercial and government customers worldwide. Arthur Collins was the company's founder.

The awards are given on the basis of merit.

One of 11 colleges on the University of Iowa campus, the College of Engineering has educational courses that date back more than a century. It teaches disciplines in biomedical, chemical and biochemical, civil and environmental, electrical and computer, industrial, and mechanical engineering. The college is recognized for its small, personalized size, and focused mission. Its location on a strong liberal arts campus -- with natural strengths in writing and communications, health sciences, business, law, and arts and humanities -- provides highly complementary resources to build the type of broad technological education demanded in a rapidly changing world. The college excels internationally in several specialty and interdisciplinary research areas, such as computer-aided design and simulation, human factors, environmental health solutions, biotechnology, medical imaging, hydraulics and water/air resources, and polymerization.

EDITOR: Scholarship winners are listed alphabetically by hometown.

IOWA

Cedar Rapids:  Renee Golinvaux, Cedar Rapids, Junior, $1,000.

Des Moines:  Joseph Garza, Des Moines, Senior, $1,000.

Iowa City:  Benjamin Morales, Iowa City, Senior, $1,000.

Iowa City:  Gretchen Yeggy, Iowa City, Senior, $1,000.

Peosta:  Katie Lehmann, Peosta, Junior, $1,000.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Gary Galluzzo, 319-384-0009, gary-galluzzo@uiowa.edu.