Flood anniversary

On Monday, June 15, the University of Iowa marked the one-year anniversary of the 2008 flood with "Remember, Reimagine, Rebuild," a commemoration at the Old Capitol Museum. A series of flood photographs taken by the UI Office of University Relations and posters illustrating cutting-edge, flood-related research being conducted by UI faculty, staff, and students will be on view at the museum through July. You can read more about some of the research online, here. Note the mention of the $30,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant that the UIMA received with the assistance of Jay Semel. In addition, digital archives of the StoryCorps Oral History Project from the Iowa Digital Library Flood Collection may be found online at digital.lib.uiowa.edu/flood. You can read more about that project here.

For a UIMA perspective, click here to read Claire Lekwa's post on interviewing a Story Corps reporter.

Here are some photos from yesterday's event. Also, make sure to check out the University's flood recovery Web site for the most recent flood news.

--Maggie Anderson, UIMA Marketing and Media Manager

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