2008 flood

Hancher Auditorium Executive Director Chuck Swanson stands in the new auditorium. The grand opening will take place Sept. 9.

'Hancher does need a home'

As Hancher Auditorium prepares to celebrate its grand opening, Executive Director Chuck Swanson reflects on the past eight years
george stumpf portrait

Keeping the network afloat

George Stumpf led ITS' successful effort to keep the UI's computer network alive during the 2008 flood
nancy kraft portrait

The book brigade of 2008

Nancy Kraft organized a human chain of volunteers that moved books one at a time out of the flood-threatened Main Library basement
Kayt Conrad.

Pianos don't play well underwater

Kayt Conrad recounts the Division of Performing Arts' race against the 2008 flood
woman inside studio arts building

A farewell to Menards

UI’s Studio Arts programs moving from the building that has been their home since the 2008 flood