CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
UI hosts Sept. 18 talk on development in Nicaragua
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa will sponsor a 3:30 p.m.,
Friday, Sept. 18 seminar, "Small and Medium Enterprise Development
in Nicaragua: Science, Technology, and Economy," in Room 104 of the
Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories (IATL) Building.
The speaker, Ricardo Alvarado, is the director of Nicaragua's National
Program to Support Small Businesses. According to Pedro Alvarez, UI associate
professor of civil and environmental engineering and associate director
of the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing, the talk is particularly
appropriate following the recent signing of a letter of intent between
the UI and the government of Nicaragua to collaborate in areas related
to pollution prevention and remediation. The seminar is being sponsored
by the UI College of Engineering department of civil and environmental
engineering, the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing and the Center
for Global and Regional Environmental Research.
The talk is free and open to the public. For further information, call
Pedro Alvarez at |319-335-5065.