College of Engineering

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Full partner

For seven decades, Susan Boyd has been as much a part of UI life as Sandy
Though Sandy Boyd’s accomplishments have been many, his wife, Susan, made her own impact on the life and the history of the University of Iowa. Maybe more so, says Sandy.
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Thanking Sandy

Looking back on Sandy Boyd's six-decade career at UI on his retirement
Willard "Sandy" Boyd arrived at the University of Iowa in 1954 and served as professor, provost, and president. Few have left as great a mark on the university as he has in his six decades of service.
Seamans Center annex exterior

Fresh opportunities to prepare graduates for global workforce

Seamans Center annex will provide new collaborative learning spaces, high-tech tools for engineering students, faculty
Construction is underway on the South Annex, a 65,000-square-foot addition to the UI Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences. Opening in the fall of 2017, the addition will create opportunities for students, faculty, and staff and help the college prepare its graduates for a global job market.

Honors Hanley receives IISC Faculty Service Award

Paul Hanley, associate professor in the UI College of Engineering, received the spring 2016 Faculty Service Award presented by the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities (IISC). The award recognizes a faculty member's commitment to community engagement and the impact on students and partnering communities.
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Giving a voice to patients who can't speak

UI invention allows impaired patients to communicate with health care providers
A University of Iowa spinout company that invented a device allowing physically impaired patients to communicate with health care providers expects to launch its product this summer after receiving significant investor interest during clinical trials.
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UI recognizes top student employee

Nine other students will be recognized at Presidential Luncheon
Kasra Zarei, a third-year biomedical engineering major and research assistant at the Wynn Institute, is this year's University of Iowa student employee of the year.

Just Another Tan featured for hand-built bicycle

University of Iowa student Willy Tan is featured in the blog for his hand-built bicycle displayed at the North American Hand Built Bicycle Show in February. The UI was the only academic institution to show works at NAHBS.

KIWA Radio Flood info at the fingertips

The Iowa Flood Center at the UI has flood maps where residents in 19 cities and towns can see flooding in real time. 

herky in state capitol

Bringing the Old Capitol to the State Capitol

Hawkeye Caucus paints Des Moines rotunda black and gold
Hawkeye Caucus Day brings 85 University of Iowa students representing 50 UI programs to the State Capitol in Des Moines to shake hands and exchange ideas with state legislators.
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Created in the Corridor

University of Iowa engineering alumni’s tech startup thriving in Coralville
A software-development company started by a group of University of Iowa students is thriving at the UI Research Park in Coralville.