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University of Iowa News Release

June 11, 2004

UI Student Named German Academic Exchange Service Scholar

Roy McGarrah of Edwards, Ill., a junior in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been named a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholar by the German organization.

Some 56 undergraduate scholarship winners from 46 different Canadian and U.S. universities were selected from a pool of 294 applicants to receive the prestigious scholarship to study in Germany.

The German Academic Exchange Service -- an organization of German higher education institutions -- is the largest international exchange organization in the world, supporting nearly 75,000 people each year. Scholars spend one or two semesters of their junior or senior years in Germany engaged in study, internships or senior thesis research.

Further information on the program is available at: http://www.daad.org/.

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