University of Iowa College of Engineering students representing the Hawkeye student chapter of the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers attended the 40th conference of the organization in Detroit, Michigan.
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Eighteen University of Iowa students have been selected for the 2015 Obermann Graduate Institute sponsored by the UI Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. As Obermann Graduate Fellows, exploring how to combine public engagement with their research and teaching.
The University of Iowa Office of Research and Economic Development hosted five state legislators on an interactive tour of campus research and economic development activities Thursday, Nov. 13.
Located hundreds of miles from the nearest ocean, the Midwest remains vulnerable to flooding from North Atlantic tropical cyclones, according to University of Iowa researchers and their colleagues.
On Wednesday, Oct. 22, Iowa Now sent teams of writers, photographers, and videographers to 15 undergraduate classes across campus to showcase the breadth and strength of the University of Iowa's academic offerings as well as its dynamic faculty and state-of-the-art facilities.
Instructor Gary Aurand has divided his 21 students into seven teams. He is in constant motion as he answers their questions and offers encouragement. “I don’t give full directions,” he explains. “I want students to figure it out.”
Some 55 students are seated in a TILE classroom, gathered at whiteboards in teams of five or six to solve equilibrium problems, and Professor Sarah Vigmostad walks from group to group, encouraging them to analyze video screen images that resemble segments of a bridge.