Students will dive deep to train for STEM careers inside, outside of academia
By: Rebekah Tilley and Andrea Zeek | 2016.09.13 | 04:17 pm
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.
UI engineers hope to test new treatment technologies for towns with fewer than 2,000 residents
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2016.08.24 | 01:42 pm
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.
Fieldwork will take place Aug. 3 through 16 in the South Fork Watershed near Ames
By: Jackie Hartling Stolze | 2016.07.29 | 11:02 am
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.
State Hygienic Laboratory monitoring soil erosion at Rathbun Lake
By: Andrea Zeek | 2016.07.28 | 08:01 am
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.