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Group photo of the Maas family at the Iowa State Fair

Maas Farms Win Environmental Award

Posted on September 7th, 2018

Maas Farms near South Amana, operated by Stewart and Jared Maas, received the 2018 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award, presented at the Iowa State Fair.

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

Summer Research Adventures

Posted on September 7th, 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.

Pumping Station 15 in Madison, Wis.,

IIHR Wins Sustainable Infrastructure Award

Posted on August 31st, 2018

IIHR researchers were recently part of a team that earned the first Envision Gold Award for sustainable infrastructure in Wisconsin.

A field tile dumps into Clear Creek in Iowa.

IIHR Among Recipients of $1M Water-Quality Grant

Posted on August 14th, 2018

Researchers will gather water quality information from Upper Mississippi River basin states.

Iowa Leads the World in Ship Hydrodynamics

Posted on August 3rd, 2018

Groundbreaking technology puts the University of Iowa at the forefront of ship-design research worldwide.

Fishing for Fords

Posted on June 25th, 2018

The IFC’s Nate Young and Dan Gilles recently located a submerged car using bathymetry, the measurement and mapping of underwater topography.

A group of men poses in a large meeting room.

Weber Receives ASCE’s Rouse Award

Posted on June 12th, 2018

IIHR’s Larry Weber recently received one of the highest honors presented by the ASCE, the Hunter Rouse Award.

A big group of people poses with an impressive pile of trash.

Cleaning Up IIHR’s Backyard, the Iowa River

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

Almost 100 participants turned out for the Earth Day Weekend River Clean-Up along the Iowa River in Iowa City.

A reporter from the Cedar Rapids Gazette tries out the AI goggles with help from

Demir to Receive ASFPM Outreach Award

Posted on April 13th, 2018

IIHR’s Ibrahim Demir will receive the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) National 2018 Outreach Award for his Flood Artificial Intelligence (AI) system.

Three men pose in front of a river. They are (left to right) Jacob Odgaard, Rex Elder, and Larry Weber.

In Memoriam: Rex Elder

Posted on April 3rd, 2018

IIHR lost a great friend and colleague when Rex Elder died on Feb. 24, 2018, at the remarkable age of 100.

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