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  • As rainy as this spring has been, you may want to learn how to check out the flood conditions in your area. Almost everyone knows that floodplains are the lowlands and relatively […]

    Interactive Online Tool for Iowa Flood Information!

    As rainy as this spring has been, you may want to learn how to check out the flood conditions in your area. Almost everyone knows that floodplains are the lowlands and relatively […]

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  • Last year the National Women in Engineering Society (WES) ) set up Women in Engineering Day to celebrate its 95th anniversary! WES started after World War I in 1919, when the […]

    Happy Women in Engineering Day!!

    Last year the National Women in Engineering Society (WES) ) set up Women in Engineering Day to celebrate its 95th anniversary! WES started after World War I in 1919, when the […]

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  • Summertime is almost here and what can be more summer-like than the 4th of July, picnics, parades and, most of all, fireworks! Come see our new fireworks display and get in […]

    New Fireworks Exhibit!

    Summertime is almost here and what can be more summer-like than the 4th of July, picnics, parades and, most of all, fireworks! Come see our new fireworks display and get in […]

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  • For more than two centuries, trains have traversed the American landscape altering how and where people live and work. This is why, in 2008, Amtrak created National Train Day to be celebrated on the […]

    I Hear the Train a Comin’

    For more than two centuries, trains have traversed the American landscape altering how and where people live and work. This is why, in 2008, Amtrak created National Train Day to be celebrated on the […]

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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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