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The Social Dimensions of Flood & Stormwater Infrastructure Resilience

Dr. Marcuss Hendricks, an assistant professor of urban studies & planning, will present at the weekly Iowa Flood Center meeting on February 28th. Hendricks will discuss the social dimensions of flood and stormwater infrastructure resilience as it relates to marginalized communities that are often overlooked and lacking in support. Based on several research projects, he will… Continue Reading »

Rights-of-Way and Beyond The 2018 Linn County Workshop

The Rights-of-Way and Beyond The 2018 Linn County Workshop will feature guest presenters from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and mores. IIHR research engineer Antonio Arenas Amado will give a presentation titled “Three Decades of Floods in Iowa”.

5th Annual Linn County STEM Festival

On February 20th, 2018 area students will be invited to the 5th annual Linn County STEM Festival at Kirkwood’s Linn County Regional Center. Students and their families are invited to attend and learn more about science, technology, engineering and mathematics in addition to how arts and humanities fit in to create STEAM. This event is… Continue Reading »

WiSE STEM Extravaganza

The WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) STEM Extravaganza is an outreach event that WiSE will host on February 11 for 4th-6th grade girls from area schools districts.During the Extravaganza, the Iowa Flood Center will facilitate four, 30-minute breakout sessions. These sessions will run during the following times: 1:10 – 1:40, 1:45 – 2:15, 3:20 –… Continue Reading »

44th Annual Engineering Career Guidance Conference

The 44th Annual Career Guidance Conference will be held at the Kirkwood Hotel Conference Center on Tuesday February 20th, 2018 in conjunction with Engineers Week. Iowa Flood Center research engineer Tony Loeser will share a presentation and the IFC will use their interactive watershed model to help students “discover” their watershed. The model demonstrates how… Continue Reading »

Presentation from John Dorman, Assistant State Emergency Management Director for Risk Management

You are invited to attend a featured presentation at 8:30 am on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the University Capitol Centre (UCC) in Iowa City. The Iowa Flood Center is hosting special guest presenter John Dorman, the assistant state emergency management director for risk management in North Carolina. Who: John Dorman Assistant State Emergency Management Director for… Continue Reading »

Iowa River Clean-Up 2017

Saturday, Sept.16, volunteers can help make a difference by removing trash from the Iowa River. Canoes will be made available to volunteers and water will be provided throughout the day. Learn more at:

Midwest Big Data Hackathon

The Midwest Big Data Hackathon is being organized at the University of Iowa on September 16-17, 2017, in the Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom. The event is open to all university students who have a passion for creating things with technology. More than 280 participants, including student developers, designers, and data enthusiasts of… Continue Reading »