Keenan Receives UI International Programs Outstanding Achievement Award

Monday, November 10, 2008

Alexandra Keenan, a senior in biomedical engineering, is the recipient of the 2008 International Programs Outstanding International Achievement Award for a UI student.  The award recognizes significant accomplishments in advancing international understanding and education to the campus, community, state, and beyond.

Keenan will be honored November 21 at an International Education Week reception November 21 at the Old Capitol Museum, Iowa City.

Keenan, who is majoring in biomedical engineering, international studies, and biochemistry, intends to become a physician and scientist, discovering new treatments and providing them to people in underserved areas, whether in the United States or abroad.