Entries by Carmen Langel

Flood Center Can Help Us Learn, Recover

On Monday, the University of Iowa campus will recognize the one-year anniversary of the historic flood of 2008. I reflect on the past year with mixed emotions. The week of June 9 to 13, 2008, I was distressed by the evacuation and flooding of so many campus buildings, including the historic C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics […]

Press Citizen: UI to Host Iowa Flood Center

Legislators OK $1.3M Bill By Rachel Gallegos Iowa City Press-Citizen State legislators approved a bill Saturday evening that includes $1.3 million for an Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa. “We’re very happy to be able to accomplish this,” said Sen. Joe Bolkcom, D-Iowa City. “We think it’s a really important piece of our […]