Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.02.26 | 10:50 am
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
Sediment samples from an Andean lake can fill in data about the Younger Dryas
By: Brittany Borghi | 2015.02.24 | 05:02 pm
A picturesque Chilean lake may hold the clues to one of Earth's largest climate change events, and give scientists predictions about future climate change. A group of University of Iowa researchers digs through the evidence.
External Media | 2015.02.11 | 10:44 am
University of Iowa researchers, funded by the National Science Foundation, studied 774 stream gauges across 14 states and found flooding more frequent.
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Alumnus earned bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral degrees from UI
By: Hayley Bruce | 2014.10.17 | 11:55 am
James Hansen visited the University of Iowa on Thursday, Oct. 16, to speak in the UI Public Policy Center’s “Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge” symposium.
By: Brittany Borghi | 2014.10.09 | 10:38 am
Faculty members across the University of Iowa campus are turning their attention to the impacts of climate change this month through a series of outreach initiatives.
Iowa Climate Festival on April 26 includes climate talks, activities for children
By: Amy Charles | 2014.04.22 | 07:00 am
Learn how climate change is affecting Iowa, as well as activities for children, at the Iowa Climate Festival Saturday, April 26, at the Museum of Natural History in Iowa City. The festival is part of a slew of activities on the University of Iowa campus to commemorate Earth Month.
Event examines economic impact
By: University Communication and Marketing | 2013.12.11 | 09:51 am
The University of Iowa is co-sponsoring a symposium in Des Moines from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time today (Wednesday, Dec. 11) titled "Adapting to Weather Extremes: the Economic Impact in Iowa."
December event will examine costs of climate change in the state
By: Leslie Gannon | 2013.11.12 | 10:14 am
A symposium co-sponsored by the University of Iowa will examine the challenges and costs the state of Iowa faces in adapting to extreme weather. Speakers at the Dec. 11 event in Des Moines include scientists and the heads of the state departments of transportation, natural resources, agriculture, and other agencies.
Thorne to discuss climate change as a global public health problem
By: Debra Venzke | 2013.08.22 | 07:00 am
Peter Thorne, UI professor and head of occupational and environmental health, will look at climate change from a public health angle in his Aug. 29 lecture, “Protecting Respiratory Health in a Changing Climate: David, Meet Goliath.”