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Yusuf Sermet at a computer.

IIHR Graduate Researcher Hacks into Citizen Science

Posted on March 14th, 2016

Yusuf Sermet was recently recognized with two awards at the Midwest Hackathon at Iowa State University. His crowdsourcing project focused on flood data.

Cover of the 15-16 edition of Currents.

IIHR Currents: IIHR’s Global Reach

Posted on February 19th, 2016

The newest issues of IIHR’s yearly magazine, Currents, is here!



IFC Featured in New UI Video

Keri Hornbuckle and Michele Scherer.

Hornbuckle, Scherer New Bently Professors

Posted on July 10th, 2015

The Donald E. Bently Professorship in Engineering was established in 2002 through a donation by the University of Iowa Engineering alumnus.

The UI Mobile Museum is ready to hit the road!

On the Road with the Mobile Museum

Posted on July 10th, 2015

The UI Mobile Museum is hitting the road with a new exhibit focusing on water.

Researcher holds equipment up in a snowy field.

Knee-deep in Research

Posted on March 1st, 2015

IIHR graduate research assistant Keshav Basnet is part of an Iowa Department of Transportation project to design snow fences that reduce drifting and therefore improve road conditions across the state.

IIHR Currents cover.

IIHR Currents: Water touches everything

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

The new issues of IIHR Currents is on its way!

Stephanie Then (left) and Michelle Riedinger with their entry for the ASCE concrete canoe design competition in 2013.

Like a Duck to Water

Posted on December 5th, 2014

IIHR student researcher Stephanie Then is a team player on the water and at LACMRERS, where she helps with the Water Quality Nutrient Network.

Old Capitol looks on as a crane sets the 2014 corn monument upright on the Pentacrest.

Bringing a Homecoming Tradition to Life

Posted on October 30th, 2014

IIHR students and faculty have helped revive a decades-old University of Iowa Homecoming tradition — the corn monument.

IIHR Director Larry Weber.

Weber Honored for Faculty Excellence, Conservation

Posted on May 16th, 2014

IIHR Director Larry Weber is one of six University of Iowa faculty selected to receive the 2014 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence; he and his wife Miechelle were also selected to receive the 2014 Johnson County Heritage Trust Conservation Award.

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