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Archive for August, 2017



Iowa Flood Center Founded to Help Iowans Live with Floods



Iowa Flood Center Compares Harvey to Floods of ’08



IFC’s Villarini Says Houston Will Help Iowa Learn

The Big Data Hackathon logo.

2017 Big Data Hackathon

Posted on August 25th, 2017

This September, the University of Iowa will host the 2017 Midwest Big Data Hackathon, a two-day, non-stop software development competition.



How we protect our water — and ourselves

Head shot of IIHR Director Larry Weber.

Weber to Step Down as IIHR Director

Posted on August 14th, 2017

Larry Weber has announced that he will step down as director of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering. Gabriele Villarini will serve as interim director.

Several men in a canoe pull a muddy tire out of a river.

Getting Muddy with Friends

Posted on August 13th, 2017

IIHR and Iowa Flood Center staff and students participated in Project AWARE, an annual week-long canoe-based river clean-up project, to help clean the Upper Cedar River for a day.



Villarini Named Interim Director of IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering



Cedar Rapids joins another Cedar watershed authority



Krajewski to Receive AMS Hydrologic Sciences Medal

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