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  • According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, summer officially begins at 12:38 p.m. EDT on June 21, 2015.  But, even though it isn’t officially summer, the UI Summer Sessions begin the […]

    Finals Week – Extended Hours and Free Coffee!!

    According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, summer officially begins at 12:38 p.m. EDT on June 21, 2015.  But, even though it isn’t officially summer, the UI Summer Sessions begin the […]

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  • On April 24, 1990 the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) was launched from  the Space Shuttle Discovery. Previously, telescopes had been positioned on remote mountaintops and away from city lights in order to […]

    Happy 25th Anniversary, Hubble!

    On April 24, 1990 the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) was launched from  the Space Shuttle Discovery. Previously, telescopes had been positioned on remote mountaintops and away from city lights in order to […]

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  •   Wearable technology is all over the news these days, but we have been dreaming of it for a long time (remember Dick Tracy, Inspector Gadget, and Maxwell Smart?) Wearable technology spans […]

    Wearable Tech Is All Around Us

      Wearable technology is all over the news these days, but we have been dreaming of it for a long time (remember Dick Tracy, Inspector Gadget, and Maxwell Smart?) Wearable technology spans […]

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  • Happy Earth Day! April 22, 1970 was the first Earth Day. Founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson, WI, it brought the environment to the forefront of awareness – on both personal […]

    Happy 45th Anniversary, Earth Day!!

    Happy Earth Day! April 22, 1970 was the first Earth Day. Founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson, WI, it brought the environment to the forefront of awareness – on both personal […]

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  • It is National Library Week!!   Do you know how much your Engineering Library has to offer?   The Lichtenberger Engineering Library – YOUR library – has a collection of […]

    It Is National Library Week!

    It is National Library Week!!   Do you know how much your Engineering Library has to offer?   The Lichtenberger Engineering Library – YOUR library – has a collection of […]

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  •   When you think of submarines, you might think of sub sandwiches, or start singing “…We all live in a yellow submarine, yellow submarine, yellow submarine….”1 But, as we recognize […]

    National Submarine Day

      When you think of submarines, you might think of sub sandwiches, or start singing “…We all live in a yellow submarine, yellow submarine, yellow submarine….”1 But, as we recognize […]

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  • “Eeyore was saying to himself, “This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.” — Winnie the Pooh. A long time ago, in […]

    Get the Lead Out

    “Eeyore was saying to himself, “This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.” — Winnie the Pooh. A long time ago, in […]

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  • It is the proverbially windy month of March, when the weather is widely variable, blowing in warmer temperatures and creating spring storms. If you want to see how windy Iowa (or the […]

    March Winds

    It is the proverbially windy month of March, when the weather is widely variable, blowing in warmer temperatures and creating spring storms. If you want to see how windy Iowa (or the […]

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  • Welcome Spring! The Lichtenberger Engineering Library exhibit is now highlighting the dream of flight. The idea was inspired by Hayao Miyazaki’s last film The Wind Rises. The film is a look at […]

    Flying into Spring

    Welcome Spring! The Lichtenberger Engineering Library exhibit is now highlighting the dream of flight. The idea was inspired by Hayao Miyazaki’s last film The Wind Rises. The film is a look at […]

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  • Tomorrow is the Pi Day to end all Pi Days! 3.1415!        We celebrated a day early with free apple pie bites, trivia and freebies from IEEE!   […]

    PI DAY CELEBRATION! March 13, 2015

    Tomorrow is the Pi Day to end all Pi Days! 3.1415!        We celebrated a day early with free apple pie bites, trivia and freebies from IEEE!   […]

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