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aerial view of field and waterway

$96.9 million Iowa Watershed Approach shifts into high gear

Watershed management authorities across the state identifying ways to reduce runoff and flood damage
Cities, counties, and other groups, including the UI, are organizing regional watershed management authorities (WMAs) and hiring project coordinators as the Iowa Watershed Approach (IWA), a $96.9 million program, enters its first official year and kicks off work to reduce flood risks and improve water quality across the state.
engineering students and faculty working on design challenge

UI College of Engineering partners with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology for annual design challenge

Program emphasizes international collaboration, broadening students’ perspectives
Hong Kong University students are working with UI students as part of the Virtual International Project Team program, a year-long design challenge that prepares students to work across borders. Long-standing partner Aix-Marseille University in France will continue to participate.
gregory carmichael standing before screen

An optimist’s guide to changing course on global air pollution

Carmichael to deliver UI Presidential Lecture Feb. 19
Gregory Carmichael, Karl Kammermeyer Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the University of Iowa, will deliver the 34th annual UI Presidential Lecture “What Goes Around, Comes Around: The Global Reach of Air Pollution” on Sunday, Feb. 19. “Iowa Now” recently sat down with Carmichael to talk about his work.
regional flood map

Flood threats changing across US

UI study finds flood risk growing in the North, declining in the South
A University of Iowa study finds the threat of flooding is growing in the northern half of the United States and declining in the South. The findings are based on water-height measurements at 2,042 stream and rivers, compared to NASA data showing the amount of water stored in the ground.
A University of Iowa student receives his degree during the Graduate College commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at Hancher Auditorium. About 250 students received degrees at the ceremony.

Recapping fall 2016 commencement

About 1,500 graduates received degrees at ceremonies this past weekend
About 1,500 University of Iowa students received their degrees at fall 2016 commencement ceremonies Dec. 16–18. “Iowa Now” captured several celebratory moments at the festivities.

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