UI RideShare commute options

UI RideShare to save commuters time, money

Single-trip feature will help students and event attendees
A new, free UI RideShare for faculty, staff, and students can match users for regular commuting or single-trip traveling.
arborist andy dahl, dressed as johnny appleseed, reads to children

Tree freak

UI arborist Andy Dahl is in the right line of work
UI arborist Andy Dahl has loved trees for as long as he can remember. Now, he manages the more than 8,000 trees growing on UI property in Iowa City and Coralville.
woman reaching skyward at visual arts building grand opening

Modern art

UI dedicates its new technologically advanced and artistically inspiring Visual Arts Building
Hundreds of art students and faculty joined dancers, musicians, and local dignitaries in the brilliantly lit central foyer of the Visual Arts Building on Friday to dedicate the new building.
UI students studying water quality

UI wins $3 million grant to launch water sustainability graduate program

Students will dive deep to train for STEM careers inside, outside of academia
A new Sustainable Water Development graduate program, inaugurated with a grant from the National Science Foundation, will prepare UI students for careers as engineers, entrepreneurs, professors, or in other professions in the STEM fields.
wilton wastewater treatment facility

Let's help small towns face down big wastewater costs

UI engineers hope to test new treatment technologies for towns with fewer than 2,000 residents
Engineers at the University of Iowa hope to help small Iowa towns wrestling with costly wastewater treatment upgrades. They've proposed a site where new technologies can be tested and approved for use.
IFC graduate student Enes Yildirim working with ground instrumentation as part of the Iowa Flood Center’s collaboration with NASA.

Iowa Flood Center joins with NASA to study soil moisture

Fieldwork will take place Aug. 3 through 16 in the South Fork Watershed near Ames
Students and researchers at the Iowa Flood Center based at the University of Iowa are partnering with NASA on research that could help the scientific community better understand and monitor soil moisture. Fieldwork will take place Aug. 3 through 16 in the South Fork Watershed near Ames.
Rathbun Lake

RAGBRAI and UI in Rathbun

State Hygienic Laboratory monitoring soil erosion at Rathbun Lake
RAGBRAI will reach Rathbun on July 28, but the University of Iowa has been there a while already. When Rathbun Lake began experiencing problems with excess sediment and soil erosion, local residents and officials turned to experts at the UI’s State Hygienic Laboratory.
Adjusting a water quality sensor

IIHR, RAGBRAI in Washington

RAGBRAI to pass near UI water quality sensor site
Residents in Washington, Iowa, soon will have a more robust tool to help them improve local water quality thanks to experts at the University of Iowa’s IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering.