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IIHR grad student Nancy Barth in front of the U.S. Capitol.

Barth Takes D.C. by Storm

Posted on November 14th, 2018

IIHR graduate student Nancy Barth recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to present her doctoral research on Capitol Hill.

Faculty member James Buchholz talks with a high school student who participated in the SSTC program.

Summer Research Adventures

Posted on October 1st, 2018

What did you do on your summer vacation? The high school students who participated in the Belin-Blank Center’s Secondary Student Training Program will have quite a story to tell about their summer adventure in Iowa City.

State Geologist Keith Schilling

Schilling Named State Geologist of Iowa

Posted on August 3rd, 2018

Iowa has a new state geologist — Keith Schilling of the Iowa Geological Survey.

A close-up photo of the hydrologic instruments deployed on a tripod.

Hydro Stations Provide Weather Data Farmers Need

Posted on April 22nd, 2018

The Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa is deploying new hydrologic stations that provide real-time weather information that farmers can use.

Two students, a man and a woman, look at a computer screen in the new Fluids Workshop.

A New Era of Engineering Education

Posted on March 1st, 2018

IIHR is a leader in the development of experimental equipment for the teaching of fluid mechanics, as seen in the new Fluids Workshop in the Seamans Center Annex.

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.

Female faculty member, Ananya Sen Gupta, sits at her desk.

A Mindful Future

Posted on September 18th, 2017

WSI member Ananya Sen Gupta takes a computational approach to understanding how toxins and pathogens in the environment relate to each other.

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.

Summer camp students present their poster to IIHR staff member.

Exploring Engineering and Health Science

Posted on July 10th, 2017

A summer academic program at the University of Iowa encouraged middle-school students to dream big of a life in the sciences, and provided a week of education in engineering and health science from University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students.

Luiza Notini stands in front of a miscanthus field, smiling and facing the camera.

New Sustainable Water Development Grad Program

Posted on June 9th, 2017

The Sustainable Water Development (SWD) Graduate Program in civil and environmental engineering at the University of Iowa will offer a revolutionary new approach to engineering education.

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