Roof work

'Sustainability through historic salvage'

Public invited to register for free symposium at UI Nov. 8
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.
Aerial shot of UI art scampus post 2008 flood

Iowa City Press-Citizen New life may spring from UI's ruins

Five years after the flood of 2008, two of the most high-profile buildings still standing on the UI campus are scheduled to meet the wrecking ball and will eventually be rebuilt in a story that’s part of a three-day series. (Editor’s Note: A paid subscription may be required.)

flooded campus

Homeland Security reaffirms federal funding for flooded art buildings

Decision clears way for construction on Hancher, School of Music, studio arts buildings
University of Iowa President Sally Mason joined state and congressional leaders in praising the federal government’s decision Wednesday to reaffirm its commitment to provide $83 million for the replacement of Hancher Auditorium, School of Music, and studio arts buildings.
Architectural rendering of the new Hancher building

Iowa City Press-Citizen Hancher rebuilding still on track

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Hancher Auditorium has been postponed, but University of Iowa officials say the project to replace UI’s main performing arts center destroyed in the 2008 flood still is on track.

Cedar Rapids Gazette FEMA sides with the UI

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has officially sided with the UI in a federal dispute about funding for some flood replacement projects.