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Ashley Morrow
4/29/2020

Ashley Morrow reflects on four study abroad experiences

Ashley Morrow has always expressed an interest in traveling abroad since she began her college career at the University of Iowa in 2016. Now, as Morrow approaches her final weeks leading up to graduation, she sits back and reflects on the four study abroad experiences that defined her college experience.
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Ling-Ling Wang
4/27/2020

Alumna reflects on actuarial career

After moving to Iowa from sub-tropical Taiwan, Ling-Ling Wang (MS actuarial science ’88) found herself enjoying Iowa’s four distinctive seasons. Enrolled in the UI’s prestigious actuarial science master’s program, Wang was no stranger to long hours of study, making her appreciate walking along the bank of the Iowa River to take a break.
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Srivats in Karnataka, India
4/27/2020

Graduate student heartened by biomedical engineering community’s response to coronavirus pandemic

Nearing completion of his PhD in biomedical engineering, Srivats reflected on the collaboration between UI Hospitals & Clinics and the UI College of Engineering, saying, “Lucky for me, both my masters project and my PhD dissertation have stemmed from collaboration with surgeons and doctors at the hospital. Really, Iowa is an amazing place for biomedical engineers because there is so much data available to researchers as well as access to doctors...” That collaboration between UI Hospitals & Clinics and the College of Engineering became even more evident shortly after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.
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