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Archive for December, 2013

Iowa Flood Center Works with NASA to Improve Rainfall Predictions

Extreme Weather Symposium (listen)

A muddy field.

IIHR Co-sponsors Extreme Weather Symposium

Posted on December 9th, 2013

The UI Public Policy Center, with support from co-sponsor IIHR, hosted a symposium on Dec. 11 to address the challenges of adapting to extreme weather fluctuations in Iowa.

Symposium Examines Weather Extremes in Iowa

"I genuinely enjoy the research," says Faculty Research Engineer Michelle Scherer. She isusing the glove box in her lab at the Seamans Center.

Scherer Appointed to EPA Board

Posted on December 9th, 2013

IIHR’s Michelle Scherer will serve a three-year term on the U.S. EPA’s Science Advisory Board.

Flooding near Dubuque Street and City Park in Iowa City, 2013.

The Power of Statistics in Flood Prediction

Posted on December 9th, 2013

IIHR graduate student Tibebu Ayalew hopes to develop a statistical method of flood prediction that works across multiples scales of time and space.

Vigmostad to Discuss Innovations in Teaching

Non-perishable food items like these are needed for hungry families in Johnson County. Join in the ESAC Food Drive to make a difference inour community.

ESAC Holiday Food Drive

Posted on December 2nd, 2013

The Engineering Staff Advisory Council’s recent Holiday Food Drive collected more than 500 pounds of food and other necessities to support the Crisis Center of Johnson County.

Headshot of Eric Pasterson.

Paterson Named Commonwealth Professor

Posted on December 2nd, 2013

Eric Paterson is the new Commonwealth Professor of Marine Propulsion at Virginia Tech.

IIHR Alum Honored

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