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Construction update shows historic transformation underway on campus
The University of Iowa is in the midst of a $1.2 billion historic transformation with a number of major building projects underway. UI photographers captured construction updates of several of these major building projects that illustrate the UI's commitment to creating high performance buildings for high performing students.

UI researchers help find way to protect historic limestone buildings

Water-resistant coating guards limestone from pollution
Buildings and statues constructed of limestone can be protected from many of the effects of environmental degradation by applying a thin, single layer of a water-resistant coating, according to University of Iowa researchers and their Cardiff (U.K.) University colleagues. The paper is published in "Scientific Reports," a new online, open access journal from the publishers of "Nature."