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Archive for June, 2017

IWA Supports Nishnabotna Watershed Project

Podcast: Larry Weber Discusses the Iowa Watershed Approach

IIHR Researchers Survey PCBs in Schools

Conservation Group Works with IIHR, Others to Restore Wetlands

Luiza Notini stands in front of a miscanthus field, smiling and facing the camera.

New Sustainable Water Development Grad Program

Posted on June 9th, 2017

The Sustainable Water Development (SWD) Graduate Program in civil and environmental engineering at the University of Iowa will offer a revolutionary new approach to engineering education.

Head shot of Forrest Holly.

In Memoriam: Forrest M. Holly Jr.

Posted on June 9th, 2017

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Forrest M. Holly’s death on May 22, 2017.

Aerial shot of Morgan Creek Oxbow.

Oxbow Restorations Benefit Habitat, Ecosystem

Posted on June 9th, 2017

Oxbow restorations provide wildlife habitat for creatures that like these quiet backwaters, and they also process nutrients. And they’re surprisingly affordable.

Photo of Ricardo Mantilla Gutierrez on a bridge.

Predicting Floods with Computer Simulations

Posted on June 8th, 2017

IIHR’s Ricardo Mantilla is the principal architect of the Iowa Flood Center’s flood prediction model, HLM-Async.

Sean Seelau, a senior mechanical engineering student, will be the first to graduate with a certificate in Naval Hydrodynamics at the UI.

First Graduate With Naval Hydrodynamics Certificate

Posted on June 8th, 2017

This May, senior mechanical engineering student Sean Seelau will be the first student to receive a certificate in Naval Hydrodynamics from the University of Iowa.

Pulling Out of Paris Agreement is an Environmental, Political, and Economic Error

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