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Engineering Open: Minigolf Design Challenge 2024 Results!

We had a fantastic time trying out all the new fairways at the teams created for the Engineering Open last Friday. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all who joined us! Whether or not you took home one of our 3D-printed trophies, you’re all champions to us, and this tradition is definitely here toContinue reading “Engineering Open: Minigolf Design Challenge 2024 Results!”

Find your next read by checking out Blind Date with a Book at Lichtenberger Engineering Library

Get a jump on your reading goals in a fun and surprising way with our Blind Date with a Book. You can check out a surprise book by visiting the main floor of the Lichtenberger Engineering Library and finding the Blind Date with a Book shelf in front of the wooden wall. If you haveContinue reading “Find your next read by checking out Blind Date with a Book at Lichtenberger Engineering Library”

Feb. 7 InnoConnect networking event brings JPEC to Lichtenberger Engineering Library

Unlock the power of collaboration! The Lichtenberger Engineering Library is partnering with the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’ (JPEC) to bring you InnoConnect: Uniting Minds in Business and Tech. This brand-new, two-hour speed networking event on Wednesday, Feb. 7 is designed for aspiring innovators and budding entrepreneurs. Not sure where to start? That’s fine—attendees don’t haveContinue reading “Feb. 7 InnoConnect networking event brings JPEC to Lichtenberger Engineering Library”

ACM open access agreement extended for University of Iowa authors

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Read-and-Publish Agreement for Open Access Continuity The University of Iowa Libraries is pleased to announce the extension of the Read-and-Publish agreement with the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) for three more years (now effective through Dec. 31, 2026). Through the agreement, all corresponding authors affiliated with the University of IowaContinue reading “ACM open access agreement extended for University of Iowa authors”

What’s in store this semester at the Engineering Library

Welcome back! We’re happy to see you again. Here are a few events you can get involved in this semester with the Engineering Library:  Join a team today for the Engineering Open: Mini Golf Design Challenge!   The Mini Golf Design Challenge is back! Get creative and join a design team to build a mini golfContinue reading “What’s in store this semester at the Engineering Library”

Turkey Day patents

Happy Thanksgiving! Have you ever thought about all of the intellectual property that goes into your Thanksgiving feast? From roasting ovens to catchy jingles, intellectual property is everywhere. Have you ever gotten stuck on mashed-potato duty and just couldn’t bring yourself to do all that boiling and mashing? This Automatic Mashed Potato System could beContinue reading “Turkey Day patents”

Should you leave the leaves? Check out these selections from the Engineering Library to see for yourself

Fall is a beautiful time but very few people enjoy raking all of the beautiful leaves that collect on their lawns. Experts now say that raking every single leaf may not be necessary. When left in place, leaves serve as habitat for several types of wildlife, retain moisture in your yard, and can even helpContinue reading “Should you leave the leaves? Check out these selections from the Engineering Library to see for yourself”