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The UI student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) designed, constructed, and erected the 2015 Corn Monument.

It’s Back! An Iowa Tradition Lives On

Posted on October 19th, 2015

Engineering students at the University of Iowa have brought back a beloved tradition (with a little help from their faculty advisors) — the Iowa corn monument.

Members of the Thames Tideway Tunnel team near one of the models constructed at IIHR for this project. Andrew Craig (second from left), Jacob Odgaard (center, in red shirt), and Troy Lyons (right) lead the IIHR team.

IIHR Researchers Receive ASCE Hydraulic Prize

Posted on January 8th, 2015

Three IIHR researchers have been selected to receive ASCE’s Hilgard Hydraulic Prize for their journal publication on the Thames Tideway Tunnels project.

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.

Scott Hagen: Far from the Farm

Posted on May 20th, 2014

Scott Hagen jerked awake to find the tractor he was driving slowly veering off course, leaving a meandering trail of newly planted corn behind it. He had nodded off just for a second, after a long night of studying for the three classes he was taking that spring at the University of Iowa. Hitting the […]

Bradley Honored for Teaching Excellence

Posted on October 31st, 2012

IIHR Research Engineer A. Allen Bradley has been chosen to receive the 2012 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of outstanding teaching.

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