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University of Iowa Honors 2019 Bright Scholars of Iowa

University of Iowa Honors 2019 Bright Scholars of Iowa

On Octo­ber 10, 2019, the Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa host­ed a recep­tion at the Memo­r­i­al Union to hon­or its Bright Schol­ars. In addi­tion to cel­e­brat­ing all cur­rent schol­ars and sev­er­al soon-to-be grad­u­ates, the newest cohort of schol­ars was rec­og­nized, including:

  • Johan­na Castil­lo Aguirre – Neu­ro­science
  • Bri­an­na Davis­son – Biology 
  • Emi­ly Jensen – Open Major
  • Claris­sa Mal­don­a­do — Nursing
  • Emi­lie Vaske – Psychology 

Duff Ridge­way, with the Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa Cen­ter for Advance­ment, spoke at the event, along with Dr. Brent Gage, Asso­ciate Vice Pres­i­dent for Enroll­ment Man­age­ment, Office of the Provost at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa. Mered­ith Dohmen, Direc­tor of Schol­ar­ships for the Bright Foun­da­tion, attend­ed the event and pre­sent­ed the new schol­ars with Bright Schol­ars of Iowa medal­lions and Bright Sto­ry books.