This week’s blog is from Keegan Hockett, who curated this exhibit. Keegan Hockett is a graduate music student pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Bassoon Performance and Pedagogy with a secondary area in musicology. He also works as a research assistant for the Office of Community Engagement, finding opportunities for UI students who wishContinue reading “New Sound Recordings Exhibit in the Library!”
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Happy Spooky Season! The weather is changing here on campus and it’s almost time for Halloween. You may wonder why the Engineering Library would care about a holiday that we celebrate by dressing up and eating candy. Remember – engineering is the science of applied EVERYTHING and that includes Halloween! Come on in and check outContinue reading “Engineering Halloween”
St Patrick’s Day Mecca Exhibit!
By James Cox, Guest Blogger Reagan Mady, Exhibit Curator University of Iowa MECCA Week: A Week of Parties, Pranks, and Memories to Honor St. Patrick From 1910 until the late 1980s, MECCA Week was an annual celebration of the College of Engineering to honor St. Patrick. The celebration was marked by officialContinue reading “St Patrick’s Day Mecca Exhibit!”
New Corn Monument Exhibit!
HAPPY HOMECOMING, HAWKEYES!! What would Homecoming be without the Corn Monument? The Corn Monument has been part of the Hawkeye Homecoming tradition off and on since 1913. Or 1914, depending on what you are reading! According to Irving Weber, Iowa City & University of Iowa Historian, the first homecoming was held in 1912 whenContinue reading “New Corn Monument Exhibit!”
Leveling Up in Gaming – New Exhibit
I am not a gamer. The extent of my gaming experience includes my nephews (years ago!) gleefully inviting me to play “Crash Test Dummy” with them – so they could laugh when I crashed; swiping my daughter’s Game Boy®; Wii® Bowling at my mom’s retirement home; and most recently, playing “Beat Saber®” with my niece. Continue reading “Leveling Up in Gaming – New Exhibit”
Duct Tape & Rubber Band Engineering Exhibit!
Most of us have a drawer, somewhere in our house, which contains all sorts of odds and ends. In my house it was always the “miscellaneous” drawer, others call it a “junk” drawer. Whatever you call it, I bet you have duct tape and rubber bands shoved in it – and maybe some glue sticks,Continue reading “Duct Tape & Rubber Band Engineering Exhibit!”
Feeling Overwhelmed By Your College Experience? Check Our New Exhibit for Help!
You are here – at the University of Iowa! You may be a first year, sophomore, junior or senior – but no matter what year, the excitement is there. The anticipation of new experiences and the trepidation of new experiences! Stop in and see our new exhibit and see some of the ways we canContinue reading “Feeling Overwhelmed By Your College Experience? Check Our New Exhibit for Help!”
New Exhibit! Overcoming Obstacles & Failures!
Guest Blogger: James C. Cox Overcoming Failures and Obstacles to be Successful Inventing new things is rarely successful on the first attempt. Persevering through these failures, learning from accidents, and developing ideas is a key step to ultimate success in any field. Below are ten anecdotes about people who had to overcome obstacles and failures.Continue reading “New Exhibit! Overcoming Obstacles & Failures!”
Explore Engineering & the Winter Olympics at Our New Exhibit!
Guest Blogger: James M. Cox Snow, Ice and Fiberglass The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea are here! The games started on February 9, 2018 and will run through February 25, 2018. There are 102 Gold Medal Events across 15 sports! The sports are classified as “winter sports” because they require snow or ice.Continue reading “Explore Engineering & the Winter Olympics at Our New Exhibit!”
Engineering Time – A New Exhibit
Guest Blogger: James M. Cox The phrase “(Insert item here) makes the world go around” is used frequently to express the importance of an idea or concept. Time does not make the world go around. The tools used to measure the time it takes the world takes to go around is one of the most importantContinue reading “Engineering Time – A New Exhibit”