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Connie Mutel with an image from the cover of her book, A Sugar Creek Chronicle.

Sugar Creek Chronicle: Still Making a Difference

Posted on September 18th, 2017

Interest in Connie Mutel’s A Sugar Creek Chronicle: Observing Climate Change from a Midwestern Woodland is still vibrant. Requests for public presentations about climate change and the book continue to roll in.

River Clean-ups: An IIHR Service Tradition

Posted on July 29th, 2015

IIHR faculty, staff, and students continue to participate in river clean-ups like Project AWARE, which celebrated its 13th year this July on the Wapsipinicon River.

Hans Albert Einstein: His Life as a Pioneering Engineer

Posted on June 17th, 2015

Hans Albert Einstein: His Life as a Pioneering Engineer, published in 2014, was the culmination of a decades-long project at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering. The long, circuitous path to publication began almost 25 years ago. Einstein: A Significant Hydraulic Engineer Hans Albert Einstein had been among then-IIHR Director Jack Kennedy’s many friends in the world of […]

Co-author Connie Mutel (right) presents a copy of the book to Mrs. Nancy Kennedy.

IIHR Celebrates New Book on Hans Albert Einstein

Posted on September 30th, 2014

A new book by Robert Ettema and Cornelia F. Mutel explores the life and work of Hans Albert Einstein, a pioneer of river engineering. Three recent events celebrated this groundbreaking new book.

Sustainability at IIHR: Evolving with the Times

Posted on June 6th, 2014

by Cornelia F. Mutel Sustainability. The word, as commonly used, focuses on maintaining life and function today, without compromising the potential of future generations or ecosystems. But it’s a word with many meanings, a word that is typically defined by the focus of the speaker and his or her priorities. At IIHR, sustainability considers the […]

Trillium is one of the native early spring woodland wildflowers at Old Man's Timber.

Webers Honored for Conservation Efforts

Posted on May 16th, 2014

IIHR Director Larry Weber and his wife Miechelle were recently honored with the Johnson County Heritage Trust Conservation Award for their grassroots conservation efforts.

September / October / November / December 2011

Posted on January 19th, 2012

Marian Muste and Connie Mutel  have received the Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award Muste and Mutel are two of six UI staff members selected for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to their institutions as well as to the State of Iowa. This is the second time Mutel has won the Regents Staff Excellence Award. She […]

IIHR Staff Honored for Excellence

Posted on October 5th, 2011

IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering is proud to announce that two of its own have been honored with the Board of Regents Staff Excellence Awards. Marian Muste and Connie Mutel were two of only six individuals chosen to receive the award University-wide.

Connie (Cornelia F.) Mutel

Posted on May 5th, 2011

Senior Science Writer Connie Mutel was educated in biology and music at Oberlin College, and received an M.S. degree in plant ecology at the University of Colorado. She then used that training to write a widely-used book on the natural history of Colorado, initiating a career in scientific writing and interpretation. She came to the […]

IIHR’s Historical Studies

Posted on March 23rd, 2011

From IIHR’s inception, its technical work has existed side-by-side with a passion for historical studies. IIHR’s first director, Floyd Nagler, routinely gathered information on 19th-century water wheels. He also brought them back to the Hydraulics Laboratory so his students could “get to know water power from A to Z.” This passion has been two-fold, including […]

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