IIHR Research Open House

IIHR’s extensive state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation at the University of Iowa support research and education in hydrosciences helping solve some of society’s most challenging engineering problems. In conjunction with IIHR's Reunion Celebration, tours of IIHR facilities and current research projects will be offered throughout the day led by researchers and graduate students and will be […]

IIHR Reunion Celebration

A reunion celebration to honor and recognize IIHR as it enters a second century of world-class research, creative educational programs, and engaging service activities.

IIHR Research Showcase at the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm

Johnson County Historic Poor Farm 4811 Melrose Ave., Iowa City, IA, United States

Walk the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm with University of Iowa researchers and students to learn about current research projects. We’ll be joined by local partners also contributing to local conservation and environmental stewardship projects. RSVPs are not required but are highly suggested.

Fluid Impressions: A Water Quality Exhibition

Public Space One 538 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City, IA, United States

Join us as we explore themes of water through the creative lenses of six talented University of Iowa graduate students in the Arts and Humanities. This exhibition promises an enlightening and thought-provoking experience that will engage your senses and your mind.

2nd Sunday Garden Forum: Iowa’s Path to Sustainability, a panel discussion lead by Connie Mutel

Iowa City Public Library 123 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA, United States

Ecologist and writer Connie Mutel, will moderate today's panel  "Iowa's Path to Sustainability" based on the book Tending Iowa's Land - Pathways to a Sustainable Future. Connie assembled a cast of premier Iowa scientists and environmental activists to write Tending Iowa’s Land (University of Iowa Press, 2022) which examined our state’s current environmental problems and lead […]

Bur Oak Land Trust Prairie Preview

Iowa City Senior Center 28 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA, United States

Meaningful environmental work is happening in Iowa and we want to share the good news with you! Get ready to learn about the many programs and projects impacting our local outdoors at Bur Oak Land Trust's Prairie Preview. More than 30 organizations will share ways for nature enthusiasts to get involved from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, March 28 at the Iowa City Senior Center in downtown Iowa City at 28 S. Linn St. This event is free and open to the public.

Wide Lens: CLIMATE

Old Capitol Senate Chambers 21 N. Clinton St., Iowa City, IA, United States

Rising seas, toxic rivers, deforestation, smoke-filled air—headlines remind us daily of the local, national, and international impacts of climate change. Join us for a wild pecha kucha ride through the effects of climate change with researchers who also tirelessly seek solutions. World-renowned climate scientist, Jerald Schnoor will open with big picture issues. That will set the stage for artist Isabel Barbuzza’s work […]

IIHR River Clean-Up

C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory 300 S. Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA, United States

IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering is organizing a river clean-up along the sidewalk and river bank along South Riverside Drive. If you are interested in volunteering and receiving more information, please sign-up. Volunteers will meet at 10:00 am at the Stanley Hydraulics Lab Plaza. Necessary safety equipment and supplies will be provided, as well as safety waivers. […]