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University of Iowa News Release


Nov. 20, 2006

UI College Of Engineering Announces 2006-2007 Student Ambassadors

The University of Iowa College of Engineering Student Ambassador Program recently announced the names of 16 students who will serve as student ambassadors for the 2006-2007 academic year.

Selected to participate in the program is (student name) of (hometown), a (year in school and name of major).

College administrators said that the Student Ambassador Program, currently in its 10th year, was initiated to complement the services that engineering faculty and staff offer.

"The student ambassadors are engineering students from each department who wish to share the benefit of their experiences and provide help whenever it's needed," P. Barry Butler, dean of the College of Engineering, said. "They serve as a resource for current students as well as for prospective high school and transfer students."

The student ambassadors work closely with Jane Dorman, director of admissions and outreach for the college, on future student recruitment.

EDITORS: Student ambassadors are listed alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa participants listed first and those from other states following.


CEDAR RAPIDS: Rachel Levine, Cedar Rapids, sophomore in chemical engineering and music. 

DES MOINES: Nathan Whitlow, Des Moines, senior in biomedical engineering.

DUBUQUE: Nicole Heacock, Dubuque, senior in mechanical engineering.

IOWA CITY: Anand Bhatia, Iowa City, senior in industrial engineering.

IOWA CITY: Jordan Cannon, Iowa City, sophomore in biomedical engineering.

IOWA CITY: Matthew Mobily, Iowa City, senior in chemical engineering.

IOWA CITY: Jessica Smith, Iowa City, junior in civil engineering and art.

NEVADA: Peter VanSickle, Nevada, sophomore in engineering.


DE KALB: Jackson Ebbesen, De Kalb, sophomore in engineering.

MOUNT PROSPECT: Beth Westlake, Mount Prospect, senior in industrial engineering.

PEORIA: Allison Bartak, Peoria, sophomore in mechanical engineering.

ROCKFORD: Dana Weir, Rockford, senior in civil engineering.

SHOREWOOD: Kyle Hudson, Shorewood, sophomore in civil engineering.


LINCOLN: Sam David, Lincoln, junior in biomedical engineering.

LINCOLN: Kaitlyn Malone, Lincoln, sophomore in chemical engineering.

OMAHA: Adam Keen, Omaha, sophomore in civil engineering.

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