Engineering Graduating Senior Larson Looks for Ways to Improve Patient Care at UI Hospitals and Clinics

Aubree Larson’s decision to pursue an engineering degree at the University of Iowa was an easy one. After her first visit, Larson says she felt she would be supported on the UI campus, and that even if she failed, professors, administrators, and fellow students would help her get back on her feet.

Larson was recently profiled by the University of Iowa in a profile feature on IowaNow, the on-line news and information source of the university.

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The College of Engineering will hold undergraduate commencement at 12:00 Noon, Sunday, May 13, at Carver Hawkeye Arena. Susan Curry, Interim Executive Vice President and Provost, University of Iowa, will confer degrees.   Alexander Cartwright (BSE 1989, PhD 1995), Chancellor, University of Missouri, will give the charge to the graduates.  Chancellor Cartwright will also be inducted into the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Academy, which recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the profession or to society. Elizabeth Zimmerman, majoring in chemical engineering, will give the senior address. A brunch beginning at 10:30 am for the graduates and their families will be held prior to the ceremony at Carver Hawkeye Arena.  Herky will be available for photos during the brunch.   Graduates should arrive no later than 11:00 am.

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