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UI student studies mussels, aims at career in water resource engineering

Lee Hauser studies mussels on the Iowa River

University of Iowa engineering graduate student Lee Hauser studies mussels in the Iowa River with an eye on a career in water resource engineering after graduation. Story

League of American Bicyclists names UI a Silver Bicycle Friendly University

A student rides a bike across campus in front of the UI Pentacrest.

The University of Iowa expands its options for bicyclists around campus and Iowa City, garnering acknowledgment from the League of American Bicyclists. Story

UI earns high marks for sustainability

AASHE STARS graphic

An association of colleges and universities working to create a sustainable future has given the University of Iowa high marks for its campus-wide sustainability achievements, especially in the areas of energy conservation, alternative transportation, and waste reduction. Story

'Sustainability through historic salvage'

Roof work

A day-long symposium focusing on the process and benefit of historic architectural salvage will be held Saturday, Nov 8, at Art Building West, 141 N. Riverside Dr. on the University of Iowa campus. Though free, registration for the conference is required by Nov. 6. Story

Iowa Flood Center to install 50 new stream stage sensors statewide

IFC project engineer Dan Ceynar installs a new stream stage sensor on Prairie Creek north of Fairfax. IFC project engineer Dan Ceynar installs a new stream stage sensor on Prairie Creek north of Fairfax.

The Iowa Flood Center is installing 50 new stream stage sensors statewide this fall, giving more Iowans the ability to monitor their local waterways in the event of a flood. Video

Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on working with Van Allen

James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the Unviersity of Iowa.Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the University of Iowa.

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. Video

Weather-ready nation: NWS director talks to UI community

Louis W. Uccellini speaking

Tools created by the Iowa Flood Center may be able to play a collaborative role in future forecasting by the National Weather Service and the National Water Center. Story

Media advisory: National Weather Service director to visit Iowa Flood Center, UI

National Weather Service Director Louis W. Uccellini will visit the Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa Wednesday, Oct. 15, to discuss ways the organizations can work together to advance their missions. Story

UI alumnus and climate scientist James Hansen to speak at UI

Dr. James Hansen

University of Iowa alumnus and climate scientist James Hansen, a native of Denison, Iowa, is widely considered a climate science pioneer. Hansen is returning to the UI campus to deliver a lecture on lessons from Iowa and global climate policies Thursday, Oct. 16. Story

UI faculty focus on health impact of climate change in October

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. Story

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